TVA To Close One Lane of U.S. Highway 321 Across Fort Loudoun Dam
Sept. 18, 2009
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. – Traffic crossing Fort Loudoun Dam on U.S. Highway 321 and State Route 73 will be restricted to one lane, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 23 and 24, for a scheduled bridge inspection.
Traffic also will be reduced to one lane on the bridge downstream of Tellico Dam on State Route 444 for a scheduled inspection Sept 24.
In the event of inclement weather, the schedule may be extended.
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 creates economic development opportunities and manages the Tennessee River and its tributaries to provide multiple benefits, including flood damage reduction, navigation, water quality and recreation.
Jim Allen, Knoxville, (865) 632-7453
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000