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Sat May 13, 2017, 07:53 AM

I-85 to reopen by rush hour Monday morning

It was the news drivers across metro Atlanta have been waiting to hear for six weeks - Interstate 85 will be back open for business by the Monday morning rush.

Crews have been working 24/7 since March 30 to rebuild the overpass bridge that collapsed after a massive fire that burned underneath brought it down.

The rebuild has happened faster than anyone expected, but Georgia Department of Transportation workers and the contractor that was head of the massive project, are adamant that the project was no rush-job.

"This is a day of celebration," Gov. Nathan Deal declared Wednesday as he announced the interstate will reopen Monday morning.

Read more: http://www.wsbradio.com/news/local/reopen-rush-hour-monday-morning/XqvAtLv9qmjnEiv45dC8HN/

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Sat May 13, 2017, 08:07 AM

1. It opened yesterday PM w/a live broadcast, typical ATL style...LOL!

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