TVA Issues River Traffic Caution at Watts Bar Lake

Jun 12, 2020

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a water traffic caution for Tuesday, June 16 – Thursday, June 18, due to transmission line work on the Tennessee River at Watts Bar Lake near Spring City.  

Crews will be working at four locations off the main river channel northwest of Watts Bar Dam between river miles 230-233.

Watercraft operators should avoid the area. Safety boats will be in place. Everyone in the area should heed warnings of the safety patrol boats and personnel that will be on patrol in the area. Marine channels 13, 16 and 81 will be monitored by the safety boats.

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