Bomb threat clears GDOT headquarters

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ATLANTA - Officials say hundreds of employees of the Georgia Department of Transportation headquarters in Atlanta have been evacuated after a bomb threat.

DOT spokesman Bryan Gunter says the warning came shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, and the evacuation was ordered immediately.

The building on West Peachtree Street in Atlanta, near North Avenue, called 1 Georgia Center is about 20 stories. Not all DOT employees of the agency who work in Atlanta are in that building.

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