Bridge Closures for Spillway Gate Work at TVA’s Wilson Dam set for May 29 and June 1
May 24, 2012
FLORENCE, Ala. - The State Highway 133 Bridge (Wilson Dam Road) across Wilson Dam will be closed for work on the dam spillway gates beginning at 8 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 29, and Friday, June 1. The closures will remain until work is completed, which is most likely to be late afternoon each day. The road will be open on Wednesday and Thursday.
Signs will be placed at both ends of the bridge to alert traffic to find an alternate route. In the event of inclement weather, the work may be extended or rescheduled.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for business customers and distribution utilities that serve 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
Mike Bradley, Knoxville, (865) 632-8860
TVA Media Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000