Road construction to close part of Cunningham Rd. in North Knox Co.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- You might hit some delays and traffic in the North Knox County area of Cunningham Road starting Monday morning.

The Knox County Engineering and Public Works Department will start work to replace a box culvert that has partially failed. They say it must be replaced to ensure public safety.

This means Cunningham Road at Mash Lane will be closed from 9:30 a.m. Monday June 13 until June 22.

Traffic will be detoured via Emory Road to Maynardville Highway, which is a length of 4.4 miles.

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