TDOT: I-40 in Knoxville open after overhead sign falls to road after crash

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – All lanes of Interstate 40 at I-640 in Knoxville have reopened after an overhead sign was downed in a crash on Tuesday.

RELATED: One person was killed in the accident.

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesperson Mark Nagi, the sign was downed during a multi-vehicle crash around mile marker 393 around 8:30 a.m.

The interstate was temporarily closed before one lane opened in either direction as of 9:24 a.m.

Significant delays are occurring in the area while crews continue to try to clear the wreckage.

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