Anticipate Monday Night Paving on E. Blount Ave.

Communications Director

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

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

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Anticipate Monday Night Paving on E. Blount Ave.

Posted: 06/07/2019
Weather permitting, City crews will complete a one-night paving project on East Blount Avenue at the start of next week. The project will close the westbound travel lanes between Gay Street and Chapman Highway beginning Monday, June 10, at 9 p.m. The work is scheduled to be finished by 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 11. 

Westbound motorists will be rerouted from Gay Street to follow signs to Council Place, Sevier Avenue and Mimosa Avenue.

The eastbound lane on East Blount Avenue from Chapman Highway to Gay Street will remain open. Kay Street will also remain open.

Motorists traveling to the Riverwalk Parking Garage can enter from Kay Street or from Mimosa Avenue. 

Motorists are advised to follow the speed limit of 20 mph through the work zone and to pay close attention to City flag and work crews while traveling in the area.

Rain date for the one-night project is reserved for Tuesday, June 11, from 9 p.m. through 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 12.