Bridge Inspection to Close One Lane on Watts Bar Dam

TVA: Watts Bar Dam

Bridge Inspection to Temporarily Close One Lane Over Watts Bar Dam July 16

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — A routine bridge inspection will require a single lane closure on U.S. Highway 68 across Watts Bar Dam near Spring City, Tenn., on Tuesday, July 16. The southbound lane will close at 9:30 a.m. EDT and will reopen no later than 3:30 p.m.

Law enforcement officers will be on hand to direct traffic, but motorists should expect delays.

Bridge inspections are a necessary part of ensuring these pieces of vital transportation infrastructure continue to operate safely. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience of visitors to Watts Barr Dam.

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