It looked like an earthquake: I-20 WB buckles due to gas leak near Gresham Rd., Atlanta

The Interstate 20 WB has buckled due to gas leak near Gresham Rd, Atlanta on April 17, 2017.

Viewers sent pictures of a large, cracked bump in the HOV lane between the Flat Shoals Road exit and Gresham Road overpass.

DeKalb police initially said that the buckling was caused by a gas leak, but a Southern Company spokeswoman said the incident “was not caused by and did not involve the release of natural gas.

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A street worker in front of the I-20 buckling in Atlanta. via WSB-TV Atlanta

Viewers say the buckling is two to three feet high.

DeKalb County Fire Rescue said the driver of a motorcycle was critically injured after he was thrown 10 to 15 feet onto the roadway by the buckling.

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I-20 buckles in Atlanta, Georgia on April 17, 2017. via WSB-TV Atlanta

All westbound lanes of the interstate have been blocked as crews work to rebuild the road.

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Gas leak responsible for I-20 buckling? via WSB-TV Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Transportation has reopened two lanes of Interstate 20 westbound, after the interstate buckled Monday this morning.

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The buckling near Atlanta is 2-3 feet high. via WSB-TV Atlanta

All lanes should be back open by noontime on Tuesday.

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A motorcyclist was seriously injured after being ejected by the buckled road. via WSB-TV Atlanta

A witness explains: “It looked like an earthquake…I’ve never seen anything like it.

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The I-20 buckling create and will trigger trafic jam in the next days. via WSB-TV Atlanta

Drivers in Atlanta are still weary of local roads after a raging fire caused part of Interstate 85 to collapse just north of Piedmont Road in March.

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Drive safe on the I-20. via WSB-TV Atlanta

Well it seems that the roads around Atlanta aren’t constructed that well! Keep safe!

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