Lanes Of Peachtree Closed In Midtown

ATLANTA, GA — Two lanes of Peachtree Street in Midtown are closed Friday as crews work on what appears to be a water main leak.

The westbound lanes are closed between 8th Street and Peachtree Place. City officials say the work should be completed by 5 p.m. Friday, but one lane will remain closed until Tuesday to protect the work site.

Traffic-control measures will be in place to guide drivers around the works zone, but motorists are urged to use caution and avoid the area if possible.

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The lane closures come as Atlanta is already primed for tons of traffic and large crowds due to a number of large events going on in the city over Labor Day weekend.

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