Follow-up mosquito spraying planned in Knox County Thursday

Follow-up mosquito spraying planned in Knox County Thursday night

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Carter mosquito spray area (source: Knox County Health Department) Carter mosquito spray area (source: Knox County Health Department)
Milligan mosquito spray area (source: Knox County Health Department) Milligan mosquito spray area (source: Knox County Health Department)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Follow-up mosquito spraying will be conducted Thursday night in two areas of Knox County where lab reports confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus.

Initial spraying in the Milligan Street and Asheville Highway/Carter areas was scheduled on Sept. 26, but was postponed to Sept. 29 due to equipment problems with a spray truck.

The Knox County Health Department will spray the affected areas between 9 p.m. and midnight, weather permitting.

Milligan Street spray area

  • North Cherry Street, north of Magnolia Avenue, west of North Beaman Street and south of I-40
  • Lakeside and Kirkwood Streets
  • American Avenue

Asheville Highway/Carter spray area

  • Carter Mill Subdivision
  • Knox County's Carter Park
  • Strawberry Plains Pike from Asheville Highway to Carter School Road
  • Carter School Road from Strawberry Plains Pike to Asheville Highway
  • Asheville Highway from Carter School Road to Strawberry Plains Pike
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