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All lanes open on Alcoa Highway (US 129) in Knox County

Friday, February 08, 2013 | 01:56pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Friday, February 8, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reopened the second lane of northbound traffic on Alcoa Highway (US 129) in Knox County.  One lane had been closed since a rockslide occurred near Woodson Road on January 15. 

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