TDOT report shows more incidents on I-81

NORTHEAST, TN (WJHL)- TDOT has released a statement showing that snow showers are affecting roadways in Tennessee’s northern counties at this time. Several minor incidents have been reported on I-81 in Greene & Hamblen County and also on I-75 in Campbell County.

Here’s a breakdown of our region’s conditions from TDOT:

Interstate routes in upper east passable but in poor condition. All early incidents on I-75 in

Campbell County have been cleared. Still working on some minor incidents on I-81 in Greene County.

All incidents in Hamblen have been cleared. HELP trucks are still assisting on interstate routes

throughout the region.

All crews are out working/ treating/pushing the snow on major and secondary routes.

Multiple incidents are being reported on I-81 in Hamblen and Greene Counties. Crews are out attempting to help who they can.

Carter – Road Conditions: Heavy snow. All roads are snow covered. Crews are out treating all major routes. No wrecks or lane closures currently.

Greene – Road Conditions: SR34 right lane is black/left lane is passable. I81 from MM36 down in both directions are in good shape. MM36 and up on I81 is snow covered. Crews are treating/pushing all major and secondary routes.

Hawkins – Road Conditions: Some roads are snow covered, some slushy. Crews are treating/pushing all major and secondary routes. No wrecks or lane closures currently.

Johnson – Road Conditions: Heavy snow. All roads are snow covered. Crews are out treating all major routes. No wrecks or lane closures currently.

Sullivan – Road Conditions: Heavy snow. All roads are snow covered. Crews are out treating all major routes. No wrecks or lane closures currently.

Washington – Road Conditions: Heavy snow. All roads are snow covered. Crews are out treating all major routes. Multiple vehicles off on the shoulder. All lanes of traffic are moving slow. No wrecks or lane closures currently.

Unicoi – Road Conditions: Heavy snow. All roads are snow covered. Crews are out treating all major routes. No wrecks or lane closures currently.”

jcTDOT states that help trucks will be assisting during this event on Interstate Routes throughout the region.

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