I-75 South To Close Temporarily Sunday Evening

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.

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