Sink Mountain Road remains closed at this time due to landslide

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A spokesperson Cherokee National Forest confirms that Sink Mountain Road in Johnson County remains closed at this time. 

An official with the service tells News Channel 11 that they hope to have the road opened by this weekend. 

According to an alert on the Cherokee National Forest website, A 300’ section of the road going to the boat ramp has started developing a large slide.  The section has moved vertically down for about 1 foot. 

The Sink Mountain Boat Ramp is located at the end of the paved Forest Road 298 off TN Hwy 167.

Stay up to date with News Channel 11 on this developing story. 

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