COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Traffic is backed up on JR Allen Parkway and Gateway from a partial crane blocking some of the roadway.
Police have shut down JR Allen Westbound at Gateway and are diverting traffic down Manchester Expressway toward I-185.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area altogether. If they are caught in the traffic tie-up they should take Flatrock Road.
Police say it's going to take about 45 minutes to get the crane removed.
According to police, the crane slipped off a tractor-trailer traveling to Houston, Texas.
Continue to check back for updates on this traffic alert.