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Georgia Power continues to work on outages throughout the city.  Residents can check the status of their outage online at www.georgiapower.com/storm or by calling 888-891-0938. As there is a high volume of outages, residents should expect delays in repair times.
Added safety reminders:
  • Please DO NOT attempt to remove downed trees/branches which have power lines in or around the site. It poses a life-safety issue.
  • Never touch any downed wire or low hanging wires - it can kill
  • Do not drive/walk under sagging wires or try to make electrical repairs to GA Power equipment.
  • Don’t connect portable generators to your household electrical wiring. Connect only essential appliances – refrigerators/freezers.
Crews continue to respond to reports of trees/wires down. Below is a list of active issues and areas where roads are closed.  Residents can report issues to our 24/7 Call Center at 770.730.5600, including reports of downed trees and power lines as well as through the 9-1-1 emergency line.  
 

Road Closures

  • 7285 Duncourtney Dr, power line
  • 7279 Riverside, power line

Partial Road Closures

  • 175 Cromwell Rd, tree and power line
  • 6605 Scott Valley Rd, tree down
Debris Removal: It is the responsiblity of the property owner to remove debris from private property (including debris left by Georgia Power).    

Please be cautious if driving in the city. Road conditions are improving, but risks remain.  Any snow which does not melt today will freeze tonight as temperatures are expected to fall into the 20s.
As a reminder, roads are cleared based on a predetermined priority list based on providing public safety and first responders maximum access to the various parts of the city.  As always, emergency plans change to meet the needs of public safety. Should any street, regardless of predetermined priority level, need to be treated in order to affect life-saving measures, it will be done. 

 

To report trees and trees with powers lines downresidents can call 9-1-1 or the 24/7 Call Center at 770.730.5600.  

Residents should also remember that when there are widespread power outages, expect delays in power system repairs.  

 

City Map (to view active reports of trees down etc. )
http://spr.gs/storm
 

Known Trouble Spots  (use added caution traveling in this area)

  • Riverside Drive, north from Johnson Ferry to Brandon Mill
  • Riverside Drive south from Johnson Ferry and 285
  • Glenridge and Glenlake at Abernathy and Glenridge
  • Northridge at Roswell Rd and Dunwoody Place
  • Dalrymple at Princeton Trace and Roswell Road
  • Heards Ferry at Northside Dr and Riveredge Parkway
  • Roberts Drive at Roswell Rd and Dunwoody Pl
  • Grogans Ferry at Roswell Rd
  • Interstate North Parkway Bridge to Northside Dr
  • Hightower Trail West of Roswell Rd and Dunwoody Pl
  • Powers Ferry at Mt Vernon and Crest Valley
  • Colquitt at Northridge and Pitts
  • Dupree at Mt Vernon/Old Powers Ferry and Powers Ferry
  • Stewart Dr at Roswell Road and Lake Forrest
  • Riverview Rd at Northside and Northside

Safety reminders:

  • SLOW DOWN when driving. There are many unexpected obstacles including barricades and work crews.Obey road closures - they are there for your safety
  • Be Patient 


5315 Peachtree Dunwoody Road 
5315 Peachtree Dunwoody Road 

Between 285 and Lake Forrest ITP 
Between 285 and Lake Forrest ITP 
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