• Small bridge collapses in Cobb


    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - Trees fell and a small bridge collapsed Monday morning after a night of heavy rain.

    Channel 2 Action News is at the scene of the bridge collapse in Cobb County.

    The bridge is located in the Pine Haven mobile home park on Sandtown Road in Marietta. It is the only route in or out of the neighborhood, stranding as many as 200 residents inside, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution said.

    In Kennesaw, a tree landed on a home on Jessica Way Monday morning. None of the occupants were injured.

    In north Fulton County lanes were blocked on  Dunwoody Club Drive at Saddle Ridge Way in Sandy Springs due to a fallen oak tree.

    Channel 2’s Sophia Choi said police put up road blocks to divert traffic.

    Earlier Monday morning, crews worked to remove a large tree that took down power lines in Lithonia.

    The tree fell on Earlwane Drive. Fire crews were sent to the scene to await Georgia Power crews, who restored power in the area within hours.

    “Heard a real big crack and the next thing you know, the power just went out,” a neighbor told Channel 2’s Darryn Moore.

    A downed tree blocked a couple of lanes of Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County overnight, but it was cleared before the morning commute.

    Georgia Power said 1,716 people in metro Atlanta are without power.

    Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Karen Minton said showers will continue off-and-on throughout Monday morning.

    Rainfall totals through 6 a.m. included 1.35 inches in Marietta, 1.33 inches in Cartersville and 1.30 inches in Chamblee. The city’s official rain gauge at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport recorded .98 inch of overnight rain.

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