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One Lane Back Open on Hwy 111

One lane of traffic is back open on SR 111 North at Lewis Chapel Road in Sequatchie County, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. TDOT plans to reopen the roadway fully in the next few weeks. For now, crews are continuing to work on repairs to the mainline. Pipe failure is to blame for what …

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Massive I-24/75 Split Project is on Hold

Part of the massive project to modify the troubled area where Interstate 24 and Interstate 75 intersect in Chattanooga has been put on hold. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) says that two concrete beams on the S Moore Road bridge and three concrete beams on the McBrien Road bridge over I-24 did not meet …

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Update: Portion of Hwy 111 in Sequatchie County has been Closed after Large Hole Forms

Highway 111 North near Lewis Chapel Road in Sequatchie County was closed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation late Monday afternoon. Pipe failure is to blame for what looks like a sinkhole across the roadway. Weather permitting, TDOT is hoping this will be a short time closure. Crews are working to reopen the roadway (right …

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Be Careful on Hwy 111 due to Sinkhole

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Transportation say one lane of Highway 111 remains open after a sinkhole formed after last week’s storms. TDOT has requested the road remain open with 1 lane (righthand shoulder) Northbound. Please use caution, slow down in this area, and be mindful that emergency crews are …

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Man Charged after Crash Shuts Down I-24 on Monteagle Mountain

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has charged 60-year-old Thomas Carl Storch of Texas after a multi-vehicle accident on I-24 in Grundy County Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 6 AM and caused traffic to be stopped on the east and west sides of the mountain for a period of time near mile marker 132. The THP’s …

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It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 15-19) to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones. This year’s …

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Downed Trees Blocked I-24 on Sunday and Responding Haletown Emergency Vehicle Struck by Another

On Sunday morning at 9:22, Haletown Volunteer Fire Department responded to I-24 EB MM 166 for a tree down across both lanes of traffic. While en route to the downed tree, a driver reportedly pulled out in front of a responding emergency vehicle, striking the truck. No injuries were reported. Haletown Firefighters, along with TDOT …

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Tennessee Interstate Construction Halted for Easter Holiday Travel

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will suspend all interstate construction work on Easter weekend in anticipation of increased holiday travel. TDOT crews and contractors will stop all road construction work that requires lane closures beginning Thursday, March 28, at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, April 1, at 6:00 a.m. This will provide maximum roadway capacity to motorists …

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Road Work on I-24 in Grundy County

TDOT maintenance crews will be using rolling roadblocks with the help of the Tennessee Highway Patrol to set up a lane closure to make several needed repairs to the drainage system in the median of I-24 in Grundy County from MM 134 to 130. The work will be conducted on Saturdays through Saturday, 3/2/24, and …

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Rockfall Mitigation Prompts Lane Closures on Interstate 24 in Marion County

Drivers traveling on I-24 in Marion County should know about upcoming road construction activities impacting traffic. On Wednesday, February 21, and Thursday, February 22, 2024, from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am local time each night, Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will perform a double lane closure on I-24 West between mile marker 136 and …

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