Closer Look: Rebuilding I-85’s Bridge; Lead2Feed; And More

FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo, construction crews work on a section of an overpass that collapsed from a large fire that started Thursday afternoon on Interstate 85 in Atlanta. Georgia officials say repairing damaged sections of I-85 north of downtown Atlanta will take months. Three people were arrested in connection with the fire Friday evening, and officials suspect one of them of setting it. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file)
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Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on the Interstate 85 bridge collapse and  an update on Atlanta’s bad weather;
  • 2:00: Elaine Armstrong, vice president of marketing at Goodwill of North Georgia, talks about how the bridge collapse is affecting her business;
  • 11:25: National Weather Service meteorologist Sid King talks about the main weather threat for Atlanta region tonight;
  • 16:50: Rukiya Thomas, MARTA’s chief of staff, discusses how MARTA stepped in to fill the gaps for transportation since the I-85 bridge collapse;
  • 24:14: Leigh Jackson, nutrition and food science teacher at Stockbridge High School, talks about the schools tower garden project, which is part of the student leadership program Lead2Feed;
  • 38:54: Physics professor Dr. Alfred Msezane looks at what it would take to rebuilding the I-85 bridge.

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