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Traffic Advisory for Campbell County: I-75 South temporarily closed Monday night; I-75 North reduced to one lane

Monday, May 07, 2012 | 10:46am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Starting this evening at 7 p.m., I-75 South in Campbell County will be temporarily closed so that crews can continue to work on a section of embankment that collapsed on March 8.
 
Interstate-75 North will have one lane of traffic open for approximately three miles, from mile marker 141 to mile marker 144.
 
One lane of traffic on I-75 South is expected to re-open by Tuesday at 7a.m. 
 
Detour Route for I-75 South: Take Exit 160 in Jellico, follow US 25W to LaFollette and back onto
I-75 South at Exit 134 in Caryville.
 
Wide Load Detour Route for I-75 South: Take Exit 160 in Jellico, turn right and follow SR 297 West to SR 63 and back onto I-75 South at Exit 141.
 
Suggested Alternate Route for I-75 North: Take Exit 134 in Caryville, follow US 25W to LaFollette and back onto I-75 North at Exit 160 in Jellico.
 
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.

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