According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, State Route 75 will be closed today to thru traffic near Sam Aiken Road in Washington County from 9 a.m. until 5p.m. To detour, drivers can use US Highway 11E and State Route 81.
Additionally, Wednesday State Route 75 will be reduced to one lane at this location between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., TDOT said in a news release.
This work schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions and may require adjustments in the event of inclement weather.
This lane closure is an exception so that work can be performed while students are out on Christmas break to avoid detouring school buses.
For more information on travel conditions across Tennessee visit www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway or call 5-1-1 from any land line or cell phone. For up to the minute traffic information in Knoxville and the Tri-Cities follow TDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/knoxville511. For statewide travel information, follow www.twitter.com/TN511.