How the I-85 collapse affected traffic in Atlanta

Atlanta's traffic woes took a turn for the worse on Friday as authorities closed a section of Interstate 85. The following pictures of traffic density, as shown by Google Maps, depict vehicular flow on the city's roads between 3-7:30 p.m. You can compare traffic on a typical Friday to the traffic on Atlanta's first full day after bridge collapse (the redder the lines, the more the traffic).

Click on the play button or use the slider to see how it changed over time.

Typical Friday

After I-85 collapse