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All lanes closed due to wreck on downtown connector northbound in Atlanta

The wreck happened nearby 10th Street Friday morning.

ATLANTA — UPDATE | According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the incident is now clear.

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ORIGINAL STORY | A wreck on the downtown connector is blocking all lanes of traffic Friday morning and causing a major backup.

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the wreck happened on Interstate 75/85 northbound right around 10th Street nearby The Varsity.

The incident is causing all lanes to close and traffic is backed up all the way out to Interstate 20.

The agency indicates the accident may not clear until at least around 7:15 a.m.

11Alive's Crash Clark recommends commuters who need to take the northbound lanes of the connector try take alternate routes like Northside Drive, West Peachtree Road, Peachtree Road, Piedmont Road or even Moreland Avenue.