Road closures on State Route 29 due to blasting operations

Road Work Sign - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Motorists traveling on State Route 29 (US 27) in Morgan and Roane Counties should be alert for road closures that will have an impact on traffic over the next two weeks.

In order to allow for blasting operations to take place, State Route 29 (US 27) will be closed near Coal Hill Road on Mondays-Thursdays the weeks of October 8 and October 15.

Blasting operations will occur between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and will require the roadway to be closed for 30-40 minutes.

While blasting is occurring, motorists may want to consider alternate routes, including SR 328.

Motorists should use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.