TDOT Warns Sevier County Motorists of an Indefinite Bridge Closure

TDOT Warns Sevier County Motorists of an Indefinite Bridge Closure

The Tennessee Department of Transportation says drivers in Sevier County need to be aware of a bridge collapse that has closed State Route 339 (Jones Cove Road) near Wilhite Road in Sevier County.

Heavy rains in the area caused the failure of that box bridge yesterday (Monday) afternoon. This will be an indefinite road closure.

Detour routes are as follows: Eastbound traffic will take State Route 35 (US 411) to State Route 416, to State Route 454, to State Route 32 (US 321) and then back to State Route 339.

Westbound traffic will take State Route 32 (US 321) to State Route 454, to State Route 416, to State Route 35 (US 411) and then back to State Route 339.

Signage is in place to direct motorists. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.

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