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TRAFFIC | I-85 North reopens after overturned truck shut three lanes

It happened in the late morning.

ATLANTA — UPDATE: I-85 North has reopened as of about 11:30 a.m.

Original story below

A wreck has left only two right lanes open on I-85 North at Lenox Road/Cheshire Bridge Road, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

"Only two right lanes are open. Motorists should avoid travel in this direction or expect delays," the 511 service tweeted.

The wreck involved an overturned truck.

11Alive Traffic Tracker Crash Clark recommends Buford Highway as an alternate.

Credit: WXIA

Ice was an issue around Atlanta roadways again earlier in the morning, with at least one significant closure so far.

It has now reopened, but 11Alive Traffic Tracker Crash Clark reported the I-20 East ramp to I-75/85 North was closed, with ice covering the ramp and needing treatment from Georgia Department of Transportation crews.

RELATED: Very Chilly Start

There was also a report of an icy patch on I-575 South around Barrett Pkwy. Be careful out there with chilly conditions similar to yesterday. 

A wreck caused problems down by the airport with a couple lanes blocked on I-85 South past Cleveland Avenue, but that has reopened.

Another wreck which might have been ice-related gummed up the Buford Spring Connector heading south, with all lanes blocked back at the entrance at Sidney Marcus Blvd. That has since reopened.

Police said this wreck caused a person to become entrapped in their vehicle. First responders had to carefully cut them out of the car, but they were fortunate to have only a leg injury.

Sidney Marcus Blvd. is also dealing with a second, separate issue up the road with a flashing four-way stop at Adina Dr.

There's also a train stuck on the tracks stopping things in downtown Kennesaw: