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TDOT announces road work along I-26

From Staff Reports

Motorists traveling on I-26 East in Carter and Unicoi Counties should be aware of an upcoming rolling roadblock that will have an impact on traffic in this area, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Beginning at 11 p.m. on Monday, May 3, a rolling roadblock will start at Exit 27 (Okolona Road) in Carter County. Traffic will be slowed to 15 miles per our to allow crews to switch traffic control devices at the worksite on the I-26 bridges over Pinnacle Road near Exit 34 (Tinker Road) in Unicoi County. This rolling roadblock is expected to be complete by 11:30 p.m.

This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.