New Era Road at Lewelling Road in Sevierville is set for improvements. (Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The City of Sevierville is moving forward with plans to improve an intersection where several deadly crashes have happened.
The city plans to raise a section of New Era Road east of Lewelling road to improve sight distance. The city plans to contract with TDOT for the repairs.
In 2010 the City requested assistance with the intersection due to safety concerns. TDOT Project Planning reviewed the crash data and the location qualified for the High Risk Rural Roads (HRRR) safety program.
The road improvements will start later this year, early next year and will require some Right of Way Acquisition and utility changes to make way for the changes.
The preliminary estimate of cost for construction, utilities and ROW is approximately $250,000.
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