TDOT: Crews working to clear I-40 West after overhead sign falls to road after Knoxville crash


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – One lane is open in either direction on Interstate 40 in Knoxville after an overhead sign was downed in a crash on Tuesday.

According to Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesperson Mark Nagi, the sign was downed during a multi-vehicle crash around mile marker 393.

The interstate had been temporarily closed, but one lane is open in either direction as of 9:24 a.m.

Significant delays are occurring in the area while crews continue to try to clear the wreckage.

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