Road Over Watts Bar Dam Reduced to One Lane

March 30, 2015

SPRING CITY, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority will work with the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department to close one lane of Tennessee Highway 68 traffic over Watts Bar Dam from 8 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 1, until 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 2.

The closure will allow TVA to change out lighting over the roadway. The public is advised to be aware of traffic signs and flagging staff. TVA appreciates the public’s understanding. In the event of inclement weather, the work may be extended or rescheduled.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.


TVA Public Relations
(865) 632-6000
Knoxville, TN