Atlanta Interstate 85: I-85 South Traffic at Near-Standstill

January 28, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Interstate 85 south in Atlanta has received heavy snow and traffic is at a near-standstill.

The interstate south of Old National is seeing the worst traffic, according to AJC.com.

There’s at least six big rigs and other vehicles tangled up at the I-85 northbound ramp to I-285 southbound.

An 18-wheeler also got jack-knifed on the I-65 and I-85 interchange.

Natalie Dale, with the Georgia Department of Transportation, told the paper: “You have more commuters going slower with icy roads. It’s not ideal, it’s not what we wanted.”

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