• Memorial Day weekend traffic: Lanes of downtown connector reopen after crash

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    ATLANTA - Lanes of the downtown connector are reopening after a multi-car crash shut them down for part of the afternoon. 

    Triple Team Traffic reported the shutdown south of University Avenue exit on I-75 and I-85 around noon Saturday. Atlanta police tell Channel 2 Action News there are no serious injuries.

    The lanes began to reopen after 1 p.m., but there are still heavy delays through the area. All lanes were cleared by 1:30 p.m.


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    Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer for many and remains one of the busiest travel times of the year. 

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported nearly 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, a 3.6% increase from last year, according to the American Automobile Association.

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