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Fonda Smith Reports: Super Bowl Events Impact Downtown Atlanta Traffic

Heads-up Atlanta, it’s time for road closures related to the  Super Bowl! Atlanta is expecting tens of thousands of visitors all in town for Super Bowl 53 and the affiliated events and yes it will affect travel in and around the city!  Here is a list of road closures so far:

Monday, Jan. 21 - Friday, Feb. 8-Baker Street Northwest will be closed between Centennial Olympic Park Drive Northwest and Luckie Street Northwest.

Monday, Jan. 21 - Thurs., February 7-Mitchell Street Southwest will be closed between MLK Jr. Drive Southwest (southbound) to Elliot Street Southwest.

Mangum Street will be closed between Markham Street to Foundry Street.

MLK Jr. Drive Southwest (southbound) will be closed between Northside Drive Northwest to Centennial Olympic Park Drive Northwest.

Wednesday, Jan. 23 -Thurs., February 7-Andrew Young International Boulevard Northwest will be closed between Marietta Street Northwest and Centennial Olympic Park Drive Northwest

Friday, Feb. 1 - Sunday, Feb. 3-Peachtree Street between Ponce De Leon Avenue and Third Street will be closed for the NFL Honors award show at the Fox Theater. There will be a full closure of Ponce De Leon Avenue and Third Street between West Peachtree Street and Peachtree Street.

Saturday, Feb. 2 - Mon., February 4-Northside Drive Northwest will be closed between Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard Northwest and MLK Jr. Drive Southwest (southbound).

Keep tuned to Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK for my daily reports during Morning Jazz with Morris Baxterr and in the afternoons on SOUL of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad. You can also keep up with real time Atlanta traffic information via the Georgia Department of Transportaton 511 Service by clicking here.