Great Smoky Mountains (WVLT) -- Cades Cove Loop Road will be closed next week to all traffic so workers can treat infested trees.
Representatives for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park way they will close the 11 mile road on Wednesday, December 5.
There will also be partial closures on Thursday, December 6.
During the closure, park forestry technicians will treat hemlock woolly adelgid-infested hemlock trees with a horticultural oil spray.
If there is rain or freezing conditions, the spraying will be rescheduled.
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