CLEARED: Accident; I-75 NB, Emerson-Allatoona Road CR 397, Bartow Co..
Major headache this morning on I-75 northbound near LakePoint/Emerson exit. Georgia DOT reports Exit 283 is blocked because of a fuel spill from a tractor trailer. The ramp should reopen by 8 a.m.
More from DOT:
“This is a GA 511 travel alert for the Bartow County area. There is a Major incident Northbound I-75 at the exit ramp of Emerson-Allatoona Rd. (exit 283), that all exit ramp lanes blocked. Emergency responders are on scene with a commercial vehicle, working on roadway clearance. Motorist traveling in this direction are urged to seek an alternate route. For more information regarding this location please continue to check GA 511. “
The best detour: Cut over to U.S. 41 south of the spill area and get back on just north of it.