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I-85 bridge collapse update

Downtown Atlanta and Freeways

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GDOT is on track to meet the June 15 deadline to have the collapsed section of I-85 completed and ready for travel.  Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will thank first responders today who got to the fiery I-85 bridge and worked to extinguish it.  He’ll have a special ceremony at City Hall at 11:30 am today.

 

 

 

Water bill crisis in DeKalb County

Close-Up Of Water Dripping From Faucet On Wall

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People living in DeKalb got an update on their water billing crisis.  For months customers have complained about bills, some in the thousands.  Yesterday CEO Michael Thurman says the Department of Watershed Management will release 8,000 corrected bills this week.  DeKalb County will pay 1.5 million for training and to conduct a full audit on the water billing system.

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