Gay Street Bridge Closure Planned for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

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Kristin Farley
kfarley@knoxvilletn.gov
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400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Gay Street Bridge Closure Planned for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

Posted: 09/15/2020
Beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, Knoxville Utilities Board crews will be performing maintenance on Neyland Drive power lines. The work will require the overnight closure of the Gay Street Bridge and the two right westbound lanes of Neyland Drive.

The bridge and Neyland Drive lanes will be closed from 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, until 7 a.m. the next morning, Friday, Sept. 18.

One lane of westbound Neyland Drive will remain open during the maintenance operations. To detour around the Gay Street Bridge closure, motorists would cross the Tennessee River by either the Henley or South Knoxville bridges.