Reminder: These roads are closed for the Georgia Dome implosion

By: Tim Tucker, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution

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ATLANTA - Road closings have been announced for Monday’s implosion of the Georgia Dome.

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Beginning Friday, traffic message signs will advise motorists of surrounding road closures that will be in effect on the morning of Nov. 20, the scheduled implosion date:

  • Andrew Young International Blvd from Philips Drive to Centennial Pkwy NW 
  • Phillips Drive from Centennial Pkwy NW to Andrew Young International Blvd NW 
  • Magnum St NW from MLK Jr Drive to Marietta St NW 
  • Northside Drive from MLK Drive NW to Joseph E Boone Blvd NW 
  • Maple St NW from MLK Drive NW to Northside Drive NW 
  • Electric Ave NW from Maple St NW to Spencer St NW 
  • Postell Street NW from Maple St NW to Rhodes St NW 
  • Rhodes St NW from Electric Ave NW to Northside Drive NW 
  • Magnolia St NW from Electric St NW to Northside Drive NW 
  • Thurmond St NW from Electric Ave NW to Northside Drive NW

The road closings will begin at 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20.

All roads are expected to reopen by 11 a.m. that day, according to an announcement from the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. The implosion is scheduled for 7:30 a.m.


WSB-TV is partnering with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority for a LIVE broadcast of the Georgia Dome demolition. WATCH Channel 2 Action News This Morning starting at 4:30 a.m. for LIVE Team 2 Coverage.


Demolition work on the interior of the Georgia Dome began months ago.

The last event was held in the 25-year-old building in March, and the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened next door in August.

Some 37.6 million people attended 1,456 events at the Georgia Dome.


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It was the site of two Super Bowls, three Final Fours, Olympic basketball and gymnastics, 199 regular-season Falcons games, seven Falcons playoff games and 152 college football games, among other events.

This article was written by Tim Tucker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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