NEWS BRIEF: Streets in Atlanta to be closed during Trump election case

Safety precautions for justice

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Atlanta Traffic

A number of Downtown Atlanta streets will be blocked off to vehicular traffic next week as grand jury selection begins in the case of Donald Trump’s interference in the 2020 election.
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department is urging motorists to avoid the following routes as of Monday, May 2:

  • Pryor Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Mitchell Street
  • Mitchell Street from Pryor Street to Central Avenue
  • Central Avenue between Mitchell Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

On Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, two lanes next to the Fulton County Justice Center complex will shut down between Central Avenue and Pryor Street.