KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Some roads in East Tennessee are closed because of the dangerous cold weather. Here is a list.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Foothills Parkway West
  • US Hwy 441/Newfound Gap Rd from Gatlinburg TN to Cherokee NC is closed temporarily because of snow and ice
  • Laurel Creek Road closed at the Townsend Wye because of ice

Note: Around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, the GSMNP said that Laurel Creek road from the Sugarlands Visitor Center to the Townsend Wye and the “New” section of Foothills Parkway West were open but to watch for snow and ice.

For more information about temporary road closures, please visit the park website at or follow SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter.

Live traffic conditions for East Tennessee can also be found on WATE’s Traffic Page.

EDITORS NOTE: This story has been updated with new information.