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I-24 Eastbound Traffic to Experience Delays this Weekend

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Onto I-24 in Chattanooga, TN

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews are closing a short section of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County through the weekend. 

The closure is expected to cause lengthy delays for eastbound traffic.

 Beginning today, Eastbound I-24 traffic will be detoured at Exit 8 and back onto the interstate via the entrance and exit ramps.  

The restriction will be in place until Monday morning.  

The closure is to allow for demolition of the bridge over the interstate as part of a project to widen State Route 237 from west of I-24 to east of International Boulevard.  

Westbound traffic was closed last weekend to provide for work on the opposite side of the interstate.  

TDOT advises motorists to plan ahead and use alternate routes.     

Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.
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