THP: Highway 93 back open in Washington & Sullivan Co. after fallen trees caused closure

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – The trees have been cleared from Highway 93, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

According to an updated tweet at 7:56 a.m., the highway was back open in Washington and Sullivan Counties.

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Fallen trees have closed part of Highway 93 in Washington and Sullivan Counties, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

A tweet from THP at 7:20 states that “large trees that fell across the road” have closed the Sullivan County side of the highway.

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay Traffic Map, the debris is on the road near Morgan Lane.

The road is expected to be cleared by around 8:20 a.m.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

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