Crews fix sinkhole slowing down traffic on I-285 in Cobb County

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A massive sinkhole that caused delays along I-285 on Friday has now been fixed and reopened to traffic.

The sinkhole appeared in the area of I-285 northbound ramp to Cobb Parkway and left three lanes of traffic blocked.

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Crews have since repaired the hole and traffic can now flow freely as it once did.

It remains unclear what caused the road to collapse.

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This was the first of two massive sinkholes to appear in the metro Atlanta area in less than 48 hours.

A second sinkhole appeared at the intersection of Old Fountain Road and Prospect Road in Gwinnett County on Sunday.