Crews to Perform Maintenance Activities on Interstate 24 in Hamilton County

Friday, December 03, 2021 | 01:52pm

Work will require a temporary daytime lane closure on I-24 East

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – On Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 6:00 a.m. ET to no later than 2:00 p.m. ET, the Tennessee Department of Transportation will close the far-right lane of I-24 East between mile marker 181 and mile marker 183 allowing crews to remove vegetation from retaining walls along this section of interstate in Chattanooga, Hamilton County.

The work is necessary during daylight hours in order to provide safe working conditions for maintenance crews. Traffic control measures will be in place.

Drivers are strongly encouraged to reduce their speed and proceed with caution when approaching the work zone. Expect delays and consider an alternate route during this time.

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