TDOT: Rolling roadblock on I-26 East in Carter, Unico Co. to take place Thursday afternoon


CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A rolling roadblock on Interstate 26 in Carter and Unicoi Counties has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 6.

According to a release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the roadblock will start at 3 p.m. at Exit 27 (Okolona Road) in Carter County.

“Traffic will be slowed to 15 mph to allow crews to switch traffic control devices at the worksite on the I-26 bridges over Pinnacle Road near Exit 34 (Tinker Road) in Unicoi County,” according to TDOT.

The rolling roadblock should be finished by 3:30 p.m., according to TDOT.

The operation was scheduled for earlier this week, but it was delayed due to weather.

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