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Second Lane On I-75 North In Campbell County To Reopen Monday Morning; I-75 South To Close Temporarily Sunday Evening

Friday, June 01, 2012 | 02:34pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Sunday, June 3 at 8 p.m., I-75 South in Campbell County will temporarily close so that crews can prepare for a traffic shift, which will restore I-75 North to full capacity.

One lane of traffic on I-75 South and two lanes of traffic on I-75 North are anticipated to reopen by Monday, June 4 at 8 a.m., weather permitting.

Southbound motorists will be diverted off the interstate at Exit 160 (Jellico).

Motorists can turn left to follow US 25W to LaFollette, then back to I-75 South at Exit 134 in Caryville.  They can also turn right and follow State Route 297 West, to State Route 63, then back to I-75 South at Exit 141.

Motorists should use extreme caution traveling through this area.

For travel and TDOT construction information, please visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway, or call 511 from any land-line 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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