ATLANTA -- All lanes of Interstate 285 have been reopened on Atlanta's west side. The highway had been shut down for more than 45 minutesdue to a suspicious package.

Heavy traffic continues to plague motorists, with northbound delays stretching back to near Cascade Road. Slow traffic southbound stretches back to South Cobb Drive.

Traffic in both directions on Interstate 20 are slow in the area of the exit with I-285.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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