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TDOT to Re-Opens I-75 at Rock Slide Site

Work underway on the landslide on I-75 impacting the southbound side. A southbound lane is targeted to reopen on May 21.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation plans to open a single southbound lane of Interstate 75 at the site of that massive rock slide in Campbell County.

TDOT intends to open one of the two southbound lanes today at the 143 mile marker, not far from the Kentucky border.

The slide occurred on March 8. Then, on May 7, a second slide occurred, further disrupting traffic.

TDOT’s Mark Nagi says the project will take months, and with good reason.

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