ROAD CLOSURES: List of state roads affected Tuesday by flooding

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Here is the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s afternoon list of state roads in Knoxville and East Tennessee affected by flooding on Monday.

TDOT is continuing to patch potholes and to monitor routes for flooding and potential concerns such as slides, a spokesman said. 

Current locations affected by possible slope failures and high water in East Tennessee by district and then by county.

District 17 Impacted Roadway Update


St Rt 340 between Neil and Turner (5.04 – 7.65) One Lane Traffic due to slide


St Rt. 340 at LM 1.09 closed due to flooding

St Rt 344 at Needmore Road (3.8 MM) closed due to flooding

St Rt 34 at Russellville Elementary School (13.72 MM) closed due to flooding


SR 63. LM 2.5 closed due to flooding

SR 33 LM 23 closed due to flooding


St Rt 113 at Melinda Ferry Road (3.78 MM) closed due to flooding

St Rt 70 Cave Springs Road to Clinch Valley Rd (15.1 -18.3 MM) closed due to slide

St Rt 66 New Life Road to Clinch Valley Road (23.32 – 26.25) one lane traffic due to slide

District 18 Impacted Roadway Update


St Rt 116 at LM 9.4- GSI Responding-Maintenance Contract.  1 lane configuration

St Rt 9 right lane closed at LM 17 due to slide. Geotech is still reviewing, Ops is beginning repair work for Temporary Repair


I-40 closed at Exit 451 due to slide in NC – Per NCDOT expect opening to one lane in each direction 2/27-2/28

(North Carolina Department of Transportation says Interstate 40 at the stateline will partially reopen on Saturday by 4 p.m.)


St Rt 363 closed due to cracking/settlement in roadway (LM 2-2.5). Repair in progress by Operations.  Expected to open 2/25.


St Rt 332 (Northshore) Closed at the Whittington Entrance due to flooding at center line of the road – 43.5 inches

St Rt 62 at Hackworth (2 MM) shoulder closed due to slide (all travel lanes open)


St Rt 416 reduced to 1 lane of travel LM 2.4.  Operations Repair forthcoming

St Rt 339 at 8 MM reduced to one lane due to settlement in roadway. Operations repair forthcoming


St Rt 61 Cracking reported in the roadway at Big Ridge in Union County; Geotech has reviewed.  Crews are monitoring, GSI is reviewing for soil nail repair, roadway still open.

District 19 Impacted Roadway Update


SR-73 is closed to one lane at the 25MM due to rockfall.

Morgan County:

SR-116 is closed to one lane at LM 5.0 due to break off on the roadway.

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