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TVA to close lane on Fort Loudoun Dam next week

From TVA:

Traffic across Fort Loudoun Dam on U.S. Highway 321 near Lenoir City, Tenn., will be reduced to one lane for bridge drain cleaning Monday, Jan. 14 through Friday, Jan 18 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. EST.

In the event of inclement weather, the work may be extended or rescheduled. Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider another route.

LOUDON: TDOT road construction roundup

LOUDON: TDOT road construction roundup

TDOT provides this roundup of East Tennessee road construction every week:

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive: Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area.

LOUDON COUNTY, I-40 West Ramp to SR 95 (Exit 34): Motorists should be alert for a temporary lane shift on this ramp as crews perform work in this area. Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, workers present and use caution in this area.

 

Thin line between Sandy rain and snow keeps road crews busy

Thin line between Sandy rain and snow keeps road crews busy

The potential for piles of snow in the higher elevations of East Tennessee from Superstorm Sandy kept road crews busy Tuesday.  That includes Cocke County where the highway department maintains 700 miles of roads, many of which are in mountainous areas.

Nearly a dozen flights cancelled at McGhee Tyson Airport

Nearly a dozen flights cancelled at McGhee Tyson Airport

Superstorm Sandy is causing flight delays and cancellations throughout the country.

So far, more than 15,000 flights have been cancelled and in Knoxville, we are seeing the effects.

Robin Vanleigh is sort of lucky, "I'm going from here to Chicago to Phoenix."

She's not headed to the Northeast, but she's still worried about her flight plan.

"So far, everything is on time, but since I am flying into Chicago and Sandy is making her way closer and closer, I am getting a little concerned that I might get stuck there," explained Robin.

One lane closed across over Fort Loudoun Dam on Wednesday

One lane closed across over Fort Loudoun Dam on Wednesday

From TVA:

Traffic across Fort Loudoun Dam on U.S. Highway 321 near Lenoir City, Tenn., will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.

In the event of inclement weather, the work may be extended or rescheduled. Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider another route.

 

LOUDON: TDOT road construction roundup

LOUDON: TDOT road construction roundup

TDOT provides this roundup of East Tennessee road construction every week:

 

LOUDON COUNTY, SR 2 between Hattley Drive and Oak Street: Motorists should be alert for nightly lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning on Sunday nights through Thursday nights through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

h this intersection improvement project. Motorists should expect potential delays and use caution in this area.