Market Street Bridge Scheduled for Quarterly Testing

Quarterly maintenance on Market Street Bridge will occur on June 9, 2024.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced that the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga will undergo its quarterly testing and maintenance on Sunday, June 9, 2024. The scheduled work will take place from 8:00 a.m. EDT to 12:00 p.m. EDT. During this period, both vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be prohibited on the bridge.

This maintenance work is contingent on weather conditions. If inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances arise, the testing and maintenance will be rescheduled to a later date. Drivers are advised to use alternative routes, such as the Olgiati Bridge or the Veterans Bridge, while the Market Street Bridge is closed.

Motorists are encouraged to stay informed by checking travel conditions before starting their journey. It is important for drivers to refrain from tweeting, texting, or talking on a cell phone while driving to ensure safety on the roads.

For more information, visit the Tennessee Department of Transportation website.

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