TVA to Close One Lane of Highway 153 Across Chickamauga Dam
January 21, 2009
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The outside southbound lane of the bridge across Chickamauga Dam (Thrasher Bridge) on State Route 153 will be closed Thursday, Jan. 22, for maintenance from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The southbound lanes will be merged to one lane from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists may want to consider another route during those hours.
In the event of inclement weather, the work will be rescheduled.
TVA is the nation’s largest public power provider and is completely self-financing. TVA provides power to large industries and 158 power distributors that serve approximately 9 million consumers in seven southeastern states. TVA also manages the Tennessee River and its tributaries to provide multiple benefits, including flood damage reduction, navigation, water quality and recreation.
Gil Francis, (865) 632-8031
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000