Weekend Closure Planned for SR 153 North in Hamilton County

SR 153 North in Hamilton County will close for bridge repairs from June 14-17, 2024.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Drivers traveling on SR 153 in Hamilton County should be aware of upcoming road construction activities that will impact traffic. Starting Friday, June 14, 2024, at 9:00 pm ET and continuing until 6:00 am ET on Monday, June 17, 2024, Tennessee Valley Authority contract crews will close the SR 153 North bridge over the Chickamauga Dam for repairs.

A signed detour will be in place to direct drivers around the closure. The detour route is as follows:

1. Take Exit 6 for SR 319, Amnicola Highway

2. Turn left onto SR 319, Amnicola Highway

3. Merge right to SR 319, DuPont Parkway

4. Turn left to return to SR 153 North

Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution while traveling through this area. Queue trucks and law enforcement will be present to assist during the closure. The work is weather permitting, and in the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, it will be rescheduled.

For the latest construction activity and live-streaming SmartWay traffic cameras, visit www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic. Drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and “Know Before You Go!” by checking travel conditions before departing. It is important to avoid tweeting, texting, or talking on a cell phone while driving.

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