All lanes were blocked on I-85 north after two early morning multi-car crashes Thursday.

It happened just past Highway 34 just outside of Newnan.

Officials initially arrived to the scene to handle one multi-vehicle crash, but then a second wreck occurred when a tanker crashed into a double tractor-trailer in the traffic backup of the initial wreck.

GDOT said they planned to keep all northbound lanes closed from Highway 34 to Highway 154. 

By 7 a.m., officials had cleared the first wreck and opened at least two anes, but but some remained closed due to the second crash.

Traffic Tracker Crash Clark suggests Highway 29 as an alternate to get around the bumper-to-bumper traffic. 

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