KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Motorists traveling on I-40 in Knox County should be aware of upcoming bridge repair work that will affect traffic in West Knoxville.
Starting this morning at 10 am, I-40 East will have two lanes closed, as well as speed limit reductions, between Cedar Bluff Road (MM 377.4) and Bridgewater Road (MM 379.0). I-40 West will have two lanes closed, as well as speed limit reductions, between West Hills (MM 380.4) and Bridgewater Road (MM 379.0). These closures will be in place from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 10 until 6 a.m. on Monday, July 13.
This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.
In 2016, the Tennessee Department of Transportation lost three workers in the line of duty. All three were struck by passing motorists. Those tragedies bring the total number of TDOT lives lost to 112. TDOT doesn’t want to lose another member of the TDOT family, and they asking you to WORK WITH US.
Click on the WORK WITH US logo to learn more. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/10/2020-6AM)