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Expect Potential Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following I-75 construction and maintenance projects that may impact travelers through Wednesday, December 6, 2017:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 135: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures in both directions between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform bridge repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • KNOX COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 114: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and/or brief rolling roadblocks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and/or nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • LOUDON COUNTY, I-75 South near Mile Marker 84.7: On Sunday, December 3, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution through this area.

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Lane Closures, Rolling Roadblocks, Potential Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-75 construction and maintenance projects through Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 construction North and South near Mile Marker 135: I-75 North will be reduced to one lane around the clock through this area as crews perform bridge repairs. Motorists should expect potential long delays and traffic queues in this area. Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures in both directions, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 construction North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 construction North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • KNOX COUNTY, I-75 construction North near Mile Marker 114: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and/or brief rolling roadblocks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and/or nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

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Best, Worst Times to Travel This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this year traffic may prove to be a record breaker.

Traveling I-75 can be a real pain with heavy traffic and plenty of short tempers. Here are a few tips to help make your Thanksgiving holiday voyage less stressful:

Getting There:

  • The absolute worst time to get on the road is the day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 22) and if you leave in mid-afternoon (3:00 p.m.) you definitely won’t be a happy camper once you get there.
  • If you have no choice but to leave on Wednesday, make it as early as possible. Start you trip no later than 6:00 a.m. to avoid traffic delays.
  • The Sunday before Thanksgiving (November 19) is the best day to leave for your Thanksgiving road trip, the earlier, the better.
  • Thanksgiving morning is also a good time to leave, the earlier , the better.

Returning Home:

  • The day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 24) before 6:00 a.m. is the best day and time to return from your Thanksgiving trip.
  • Saturday and Sunday (November 25 and 26) late afternoon are the worst days and times to return from your Thanksgiving road trip. Avoid being on the road between 11:00 a.m and 6:00 p.m. Traffic will be heavy during those times.
  • If you have no choice but to leave on Saturday, try leaving as early as possible (before 6 a.m.) to avoid traffic delays.

Depending on where you’re heading, and how long the trip will be, you might be able to schedule the time when you are on the road to at avoid the worst of it.

Adjust your schedule or route and consider these options:

  • Take a bypass route around large cities
  • Tune to a radio station and monitor the traffic reports
  • If you have mobile access, Use live-traffic-reports.com to monitor traffic
  • Stop at a rest area if headed into heavy traffic and wait until the worst of it has subsided
  • Avoid shopping districts (Black Friday is usually gridlocked around major shopping areas)

Drive responsibly and have a safe trip!


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Lane Closures, Potential Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following I-75 construction and maintenance projects impacting travel this week:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 135: I-75 South is currently reduced to one lane around the clock through this area as crews perform bridge repairs. Motorists should expect potential long delays and traffic queues in this area. Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • KNOX COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 114: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and/or brief rolling roadblocks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and/or nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 357 over SR 75: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on SR 357 and SR 75 during daylight and nighttime hours through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

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Traffic Impacts for I-75 Construction Activities in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following I-75 construction activities that may impact your travel thru October 11, 2017:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 129: Motorists should be alert lane closures, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential long delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 159.5: On Monday, October 9, 2017 and Tuesday, October 10, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform bridge repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 South between the Kentucky State Line and Mile Marker 160: On Saturday, October 7, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closure between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. as crews perform roadway testing. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • KNOX COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 114: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and/or brief rolling roadblocks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and/or nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

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Temporary Lane Closures, Potential Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-75 construction and maintenance operations through Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 145 and 148: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • MONROE COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 59 and 67: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

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Lane Closures, Traffic Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts associated with I-75 construction and maintenance activities, thru July 12, 2017.

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 129 and 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 145 and 148: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • MONROE COUNTY: I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 59 and 67: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

For more I-75 construction info, visit  www.i75exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to I-75, America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Michigan to Florida! Plus I-75 construction, real-time traffic and road news.

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The Best Amusement Parks for Families in 2017

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has just named the Best Amusement Parks for Families in 2017 – naming the best parks in the U.S., and sharing the year’s newest attractions and highlights for every age group.

“Amusement parks are one of the most quintessential summertime activities for families,” explains Lissa Poirot, editor-in-chief of Family Vacation Critic. “But for those traveling with family members of various ages – including kids-at-heart – finding a park that caters to thrill-seekers and the younger set isn’t always so easy. This list includes parks that successfully cater to both, and those that also have exciting new features for the 2017 season.”

Read more…


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Stopped Traffic, Potential Delays for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

I-75 travelers should be alert for construction activities, potential delays and slowed or stopped traffic at the following locations as reported by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 construction North and South between Mile Markers 129 and 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 construction North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 construction North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY: I-75 construction North and South between Mile Markers 145 and 148: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

For more I-75 construction info, visit  www.i75exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to I-75, America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Michigan to Florida! Plus I-75 construction, real-time traffic and road news.

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Lane Closures, Traffic Shifts for I-75 Construction in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the following traffic impacts as a result of I-75 construction and maintenance activities through Wednesday, May 24, 2017

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 129 and 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 145 and 148: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 160.3: On Monday, May 22, 2017, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution in this area.
  • CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 near East Paul Lane: SR 297 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project. This reduction will remain in place around the clock. Motorists should be alert for this new condition, be prepared to stop, and use extreme in this area.

For more I-75 construction info, visit  www.i75exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to I-75, America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Michigan to Florida! Plus I-75 construction, real-time traffic and road news.

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