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All Lanes Open on State Route 25 in Smith County

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 | 10:23am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Tuesday, May 21, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reopened all lanes on SR 25 (Dixon Springs Highway) in Smith County.   The roadway has been closed since a rockslide on May 9th blocked both lanes near the Cumberland River Overlook.

TDOT initiated an emergency contract last Monday, and cleanup began immediately.  Paving operations were completed late this afternoon, allowing contract crews to reopen SR 25 three days ahead of schedule.

For more information on TDOT construction project activity visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at  Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information or can follow us on Twitter at for statewide travel information or for traffic information in the Nashville area.  Motorists are reminded to use all motorist information tools responsibly.  Drivers should refrain from texting, tweeting or using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle.  TDOT advises drivers to “Know before you go!” by checking traffic conditions before leaving for their destination.



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