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Sinkhole closes busy road in Cobb County | How to get around

Northbound lanes of Austell Road are closed at Callaway Road and the work could continue through the evening rush

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A significant sinkhole shut down a busy road in Cobb County Thursday, according to the county's department of transportation. It could remain closed until 6 p.m. 

Northbound lanes of Austell Road are completely closed at Callaway Road due to a drainage pipe issue.

Crews with heavy equipment have been out repairing the road since a little after 6 a.m.

Drivers are encouraged to use Powder Springs Road as an alternate. 

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