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Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga to Undergo Quarterly Inspection

Friday, February 04, 2011 | 06:05am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –TDOT bridge inspectors will perform their regular quarterly inspection on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Beginning at 8:00 a.m. EST the bridge will be closed to traffic as crews conduct the inspection and open the drawbridge portion of the bridge. The bridge will be reopened to traffic by no later than noon.

Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances delay the inspection, it will be rescheduled to take place on Sunday, February 13, 2011.
For travel information visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at or call 5‑1‑1. You can also receive traffic alerts via TDOT’s multiple Twitter feeds, including statewide traffic tweets @TN511 or Chattanooga area alerts @Chattanooga511. As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for their destination. Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.
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For more information contact:
Jennifer A. Flynn
TDOT Region Two Community Relations Officer

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