Sewer line work to cause lane closures on West State of Franklin


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Drivers are urged to travel cautiously as workers install new sewer lines on West State of Franklin Road from Oct. 18-22.

A release from city officials said drivers should expect the following between Sevier and Commerce streets and Buffalo Street:

  • lane closures in both directions all day and night
  • a detour will send eastbound traffic around the area from 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.
  • the center turn lane will be closed
  • drivers entering West State of Franklin from Sevier Street must turn left
  • drivers entering West State of Franklin from Commerce Street must turn right
  • the sidewalk/trail along West State of Franklin will also be affected during this time

Drivers who cannot avoid the area should expect delays and detours, the release said.

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