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TDOT Crews to Perform Slope Maintenance on U.S. 41 in Hamilton County

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 05:39am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation operations crews will perform slope maintenance along U.S. Hwy. 41 in Chattanooga between Broad Street and State Route 148 from 9:00 a.m. EST to 4:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 23, 2014.  Because this work involves removing rocks from the slope, lane closures will be necessary for the safety of the traveling public.  During the work, there will be only one lane accessible to through traffic, and it will be controlled by flaggers.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes during this work.  Those who must travel in this area are advised to plan ahead and build in extra time to reach their destination.

For travel information visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway or call 5 1 1.  You can also receive traffic alerts via TDOT’s multiple Twitter feeds, including statewide traffic tweets @TN511 or Chattanooga area alerts @Chattanooga511. 

Android and iPhone users can download TDOT’s SmartWay Mobile App to assist them in navigating Tennessee highways.  The app provides up-to-the-minute customized traffic information and enables the user to access TDOT’s SmartWay cameras, messages displayed on overhead Dynamic Message Signs, and information on construction related lane closures and incidents on interstates and state routes.  The TDOT SmartWay App is free and available for download in the Apple App Store and Play Store for Android. 

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for their destination.  Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.

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For more information contact:
Jennifer A. Flynn
TDOT Region Two Community Relations Officer
Jennifer.Flynn@tn.gov
Office 423-510-1164
 

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