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- Work continues to try to reopen the damaged area by June 15.
- Drivers are advised to find alternate routes during the road closure this week.
Piedmont Road is now closed for 24 hours for I-85 bridge repairs, officials said.
Continuous lane closures on Piedmont in the construction area started at 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. Lanes will not reopen until 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Crews are working overnight to set beams for the new bridge, which officials hope to reopen by June 15, according to the announcement.
Drivers who use Piedmont Road near I-85 are advised to avoid the route during these hours. Also, drivers in the construction area should reduce speeds while they are in the work zone.
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