Intersection near East Cobb polling place closed due to emergency gas line repairs

The Cobb County Government issued the following notice:

Repair crews are working late into the evening to repair damage caused by a gas line break at the intersection of Sewell Mill Road and Bill Murdock Road in eastern Cobb County. The intersection remains closed at this hour.

The closed intersection is near a polling station that will be used in Tuesday’s general/nonpartisan elections. The Murdock 01 precinct is located at the Atlanta Chinese Christian Church Northwest at 1837 Bill Murdock Rd.

The building and area are safe and repair work on the intersection should be completed in the early morning hours. However, Cobb DOT crews are prepared to create a detour that will take voters into the precinct if the work is not completed by the time polls open at 7 a.m.

Election officials say the precinct is prepared and workers should be able to open it to voters in time. Voters using Murdock 01 as their precinct should be prepared to follow the detour to the building if the intersection is still under construction.