SCAD’s university safety department has been notified that there will be a long term disruption to access of Interstate 85 at Piedmont Road and the immediate surrounding areas.

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is warning all motorists to stay off I-85 near Midtown, as firefighters continue to fight a blaze that led to the collapse of northbound lanes.

The GDT and the Atlanta Police Department will advise the community when the area is safe for commuter travel.