From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Frankfort –

With several school districts observing spring break next week, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) alerts motorists of closures on I-85 near Piedmont Road in Atlanta, Georgia. Travelers should use alternate routes and avoid areas impacted by the closure.   

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency on Thursday, March 30 when sections of a bridge on I-85 collapsed due to a fire. The cause of the fire is unknown. Georgia officials have not determined how long repairs are expected to take.

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes and detours to avoid the affected areas, which can be found at For the latest updates,