Portion of Mascot Road in Knoxville reopened after sinkhole

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UPDATE: The portion of Mascot Road between Roseberry Road and Limestone Lane reopened Wednesday after a sinkhole forced a closure early Tuesday.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Government reported Tuesday afternoon a road closure at 9229 Mascot Road between Roseberry Road and Limestone Lane due to a sinkhole.

Knox Co. says that they are unable to get materials to repair it Tuesday evening, but they will have it reopened by Wednesday afternoon.

A detour has been set up with the area secured to traffic.

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