On January 9, 2011, winter weather moved into Metro Atlanta.
Georgia declared a state of emergency, and authorities closed schools and government offices across the state.
The Department of Public Works and city-hired private contractors worked 12-hour shifts to clear major streets and side streets throughout the city, although interstates and surface streets remained icy for days.
In Atlanta, 278 accident reports were filed.
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was virtually at a standstill at the onset of the storm and, while MARTA train service continued to run, bus service halted.
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