Cobb water main break shutting down traffic on busy road


A broken water main line is shutting down traffic on a stretch of Powder Springs Street Southwest, according to transit officials.

Crews are at the site of the break near where Powder Springs meets Cunningham Road Southwest. They are excavating to fix the problem.

Two eastbound lanes and the right turn lane on Powder Springs are closed as crews dig.


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The live Cobb traffic map estimates the road will re-open about 6 p.m.

Transportation authorities advise drivers to avoid the area and expect delays.


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