TDOT Traffic Alert

 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (October 6, 2020) — According to TDOT: Motorists traveling in Blount County should be aware of an upcoming traffic shift on Alcoa Highway near McGhee Tyson Airport.

On Sunday, October 11, the contractor will begin the deck pour for the new Hunt Road overpass near McGhee-Tyson Airport.  Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Hunt Road, then to Louisville Road, and then back onto Alcoa Highway. Northbound traffic will be detoured using the existing on and off ramps at Hunt Road.

Southbound detours will be in place between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., with northbound detours in place between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. All work is expected to be complete by Monday morning, October 12. This schedule is weather permitting.

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