Water main break on portion of Peachtree Street


A water main break has created traffic disruptions on a portion of Peachtree Street Monday afternoon.

The right lane on Peachtree Street near Peachtree Circle was blocked, state transportation officials reported on its traffic website. Icy conditions were feared as the temperature remains below freezing.

Transportation officials hope to have the situation resolved by 5 p.m.


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