KNOXVILLE. Tenn. (WVLT)-- I-75 South in Campbell County will temporarily close Sunday at 8:00 pm, so that crews can prepare for a traffic shift, which will restore I-75 North to full capacity.
One lane of traffic on I-75 South and two lanes of traffic on I-75 North are anticipated to reopen by Monday, June 4 at 8 a.m., weather permitting.
Southbound motorists will be diverted off the interstate at Exit 160 (Jellico).
Motorists can turn left to follow US 25W to LaFollette, then back to I-75 South at Exit 134 in Caryville. They can also turn right and follow State Route 297 West, to State Route 63, then back to I-75 South at Exit 141.
Motorists should use extreme caution traveling through this area.