Filming for the AMC TV series "Halt and Catch Fire" will close sections of N. Main Street and Ga. Hwy. 20 at various times starting tomorrow.
One of the scenes involves a simulated carjacking, City of Conyers spokeswoman Jennifer Edwards told the News, alerting the public that "it is fictional and not to be alarmed."
"Halt and Catch Fire," which will debut later this year, is a tech-business drama set during the 1980s personal computer revolution. The production previously shot interior scenes at a Conyers house.
The following is a list of closure locations and times. The list also has been sent to local businesses and residents. County and city police officers will oversee the closures.
N. Main St and Rockbridge Road area
April 3-4, 8 a.m.-3 a.m.
Full closure: N. Main between 1794 Rockdale Industrial Blvd. and Irwin Bridge Road; and Rockbridge between Benton Street and Green Street. Both closures run 7 p.m.-3 a.m. There will be "intermittent traffic control" beforehand, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
N. Main area
Various parts now through April 8
Full closure: N. Main between North Street and Irwin Bridge Road, April 4, 11 a.m.-midnight
Lane closure of south lane of same section of N. Main: now through April 3, 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and April 5-8, 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
West curb lane closure of North Street between N. Main and Barton, April 4, 8 a.m.-midnight
Ga. Hwy. 20 area
April 3, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Full closure: Hwy. 20 between Zingara Road and Carr Road, April 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Intermittent traffic control continuing until 8 p.m.
There also be filming on private property in the area, where prep work is underway, on April 3 and wrapping up all day April 4.