ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 121.5: On Thursday night, September 8, 2011, motorists should be alert for a possible temporary lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. as crews perform cable rail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.
BLOUNT COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 near Cates Street: Beginning Monday, September 12, 2011 through Friday, September 16, 2011, motorists should be alert for daily lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews reconstruct sidewalks and median in this area. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.
BLOUNT COUNTY, TN-73 Scenic (East Lamar Alexander Parkway) at Stables Drive in Townsend:East Lamar Alexander Parkway (TN 73-Scenic) at Stables Drive, near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Townsend will be reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal at various times for the bridge construction project on Stables Drive. Traffic on Stables Drive is also being controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Two travel lanes will be open on Scenic 73 during periods when the contractor is not present and during times when work activities are being performed on the opposite side of the Little River that do not require additional space alongside the roadway. The temporary traffic signals that are currently in place will be set to a cautionary flash during times that both lanes are available for travel. When the lane restriction is in place, the traffic signals will be activated to control the traffic movement one direction at a time. Motorists in this area should be alert for changing conditions, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.