JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has issued a special traffic alert for several local counties.

Starting Monday, March 6, and Wednesday, March 8, an oversized load will travel from Knoxville to Kingsport from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The traffic alert will reportedly affect Washington, Sullivan, Greene, Knox, Jefferson and Hamblen counties.

The following routes will be affected:

  • State Route 168
  • I-40
  • US 11 East
  • State Route 160
  • US 25 East
  • State Route 381
  • State Route 36
  • I-81
  • I-26
  • State Route 93

TDOT asks motorists to be aware of slow-moving equipment and escort vehicles on the affected routes. Delays are expected.