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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mark NagiThursday, July 30, 2020 OFFICE: 865-594-0161
KNOXVILLE – Motorists traveling in Blount County should be aware of an upcoming traffic shift on Alcoa Highway near McGhee Tyson Airport.
On Monday, August 3, the southbound lanes of Alcoa Highway will be shifted off the current alignment and onto a temporary alignment. On Tuesday, August 4, the northbound lanes of Alcoa Highway will be shifted off the current alignment and onto a temporary alignment. These traffic shifts will allow the contractor to begin constructing the bridge over the new Tesla Boulevard extension. This schedule is weather permitting.
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