Heavy rain causes minor flooding on I-75

Heavy rain causes minor flooding on I-75

Summer showers fell on Macon Thursday, shutting down one lane of interstate near the I-75/I-16 split.
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Heavy rain caused flooding along portion of Interstate 75 Thursday in Macon, causing a traffic jam that stretched for at least two miles.

It happened on the southbound portion of the interstate about a mile from the I-75/I-16 split.  Around 7 p.m., a Bibb Sheriff's Office deputy was parked in the middle of the highway with his blue lights flashing as cars slowly drove single-file through the partially flooded roadway.

Chief Meteorologist Chris Simmons expects things to dry out Thursday night but says more heavy rain is possible throughout the weekend.
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