Knoxville Gets Set for Boomsday

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Knoxville (WVLT) Boomsday will celebrate its 20th anniversary this Labor Day weekend.

Just in time, the Knoxville Police Department has announced traffic enforcement plans for the long, holiday weekend.

Knoxville Police Chief Sterling Owen says officers have been working on this weekend's plans for several months.

The department will utilize saturation patrols and focus on wreckless driving and DUI.

All in an effort to keep you and your family safe.

A great deal of extra effort is exercised to deal with an event like this. if you think about it, for a football weekend we have roughly 107,000 people come into town to fill a small area - neyland stadium," Chief Owen said. "We're having essentially now twice that."

The traffic enforcement period begins at 4 PM Friday and will end at midnight, Monday, September 3rd.

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