Marietta Police says the stretch between Allgood Road and Bells Ferry Road will be closed "well into the evening time."
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, November 19, 2012
A chemical spill from an overturned truck has shut down a portion of Cobb Parkway Monday afternoon. Marietta Police issued an alert at 3:20 p.m. Monday saying that Cobb Parkway is closed in both directions between Allgood Road and Bells Ferry Road "till further notice" because of a chemical spill from an overturned truck. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a truck carrying 50,000 pounds of sodium hydroxide overturned at Cobb Parkway and Industrial Park Drive, near the Canton Road interchange. The report indicated that a nearby motel and business were evacuated as a precaution. Police expect Cobb Parkway to be closed "well into the evening time" and that motorists should seek alternative routes.
Take a look at the roadwork being done in and around Kennesaw this week, Sept. 17-21. Barrett Parkway, Burnt Hickory Road and Ridenour Boulevard are among the affected roadways.
The following road work will be in progress this week beginning on Tuesday, according to Commissioner Helen Goreham. No road work will be done today. NB Barrett Pkwy (Burnt Hickory Rd. to Cobb Pkwy.): Expect periodic lane closures northbound from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. between Burnt Hickory Road and Cobb Parkway. One lane will remain open at all times as the contractor performs grading operations, wall construction and storm drainage work. Various utility companies will be relocating services, which should not affect your service. SB Barrett Pkwy (Ridenour Blvd. to Burnt Hickory Rd.): Anticipate periodic lane closures southbound from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. between Ridenour Boulevard and Burnt Hickory Roads with one lane remaining open at all times. The …