Thrasher Bridge Inspection to Temporarily Close Lanes Over Chickamauga Dam

Aug 20, 2020

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Tennessee Valley Authority crews will conduct a routine inspection of the Thrasher Bridge at Chickamauga Dam. Bridge inspections are a necessary part of ensuring these pieces of vital transportation infrastructure continue to operate safely.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and Wednesday, Aug. 26, motorists who drive on Highway 153 across Chickamauga Dam should exercise caution and expect delays. Travel will be restricted to a single northbound lane on Aug. 25 and to a single southbound lane on Aug. 26. TVA Police will direct traffic during the inspection on both days.

The timing of the inspection helps minimize disruptions to school and work traffic.

In the event of inclement weather, inspectors may extend or reschedule the work. TVA will notify the public of any changes of the project schedule.

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