ATLANTA – Despite the continued closure of a section of Cheshire Bridge Road on Thursday morning due to a fire beneath a bridge, there are indications that it might partially reopen later today, as per officials. Both city and state crews are conducting minor repairs on the 90-year-old bridge.


Motorists are advised to steer clear of a prominent Atlanta thoroughfare following an overnight fire beneath the Cheshire Bridge. Firefighters responded to the incident on Cheshire Bridge Road, situated between Faulkner Road and Piedmont Road, discovering an intense fire beneath the bridge with several individuals in the vicinity.

Although firefighters quickly extinguished the flames, FOX 5 officials reported that the bridge seemed compromised and unsafe for vehicular passage.

Authorities are presently awaiting an assessment of the extent to which the bridge was affected by the flames.