Railroad Crossing Repairs Feb. 21 to Detour Motorists

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Railroad Crossing Repairs Feb. 21 to Detour Motorists

Posted: 02/20/2017
This week, contract crews will be repairing CSX railroad crossings on Liberty Street, Piney Grove Church Road, Third Creek Road, Jackson Road and Knott Road. The work had been rescheduled from late last week. Motorists should follow signed detours around the work sites.

Starting on Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, a crew will be repairing the at-grade crossing on Liberty Street between Middlebrook Pike and Morris Avenue, near the City’s Public Works Service Center. The street will reopen by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the latest.

Crews on Tuesday also will be removing asphalt, surfacing the railroad tracks and repaving the asphalt on Knott Road, between Tenwood Drive and Middlebrook Pike.

The other three roads will close beginning at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, as crews remove asphalt, surface the railroad tracks and repave the asphalt.

Those locations are:
• Piney Grove Church Road, between Amherst and Helmbolt roads;
• Third Creek Road, between Webb Lane and Hinton Road; and
• Jackson Road, between Amherst Road and Lucille Lane.