One Southbound Lane Reopens on I-75 in Campbell County; One Northbound Lane Remains Open on I-75 Near Massive Landslide
Monday, May 21, 2012 | 07:27am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Monday, May 21st, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reopened one lane for southbound travel on I-75 in Campbell County. One lane remains open for northbound travelers.
Work to repair a massive landslide continues at Mile Marker 143.
Currently, a three mile stretch of I-75 is down to one lane of traffic in each direction, from mile marker 141 to mile marker 144. Motorists should expect potential long delays and use extreme caution while traveling through this area.
Wide loads are restricted from traveling through this area and are being detoured around the I-75 landslide.
I-75 Southbound wide loads: Take Exit 62 (Mt. Vernon) in Kentucky and follow U.S. 25 to State Route 461 to State Route 80 to State Route 914 (Bypass) to U.S. 27 into Tennessee and follow SR 63 back to I-75 at Exit 141 (Oneida/Huntsville).
I-75 Northbound wide loads: Take Exit 141 (Oneida/Huntsville) in Tennessee and follow State Route 63 to U.S. 27 into Kentucky. Then take State Route 914 (Bypass) to State Route 80 to State Route 461 to U.S. 25 back to I-75 at Exit 62 (Mt. Vernon) in Kentucky.
For travel and TDOT construction information, please visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway, or call 511 from any landline or cellular phone. You can also receive traffic alerts via TDOT’s multiple Twitter feeds, including statewide traffic tweets. Smart phone users can use the TDOT SmartWay Mobile website at http://m.tdot.tn.gov/SmartWay/ to access TDOT’s SmartWay cameras and information on construction related lane closures and incidents on interstates and state routes.