The Highway Department working with City of Maryville Public

Works Department will close a section of Old Niles Ferry Road from Fairview Boulevard to Willis Drive on Tuesday, June 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. to accommodate a utility service crossing, Highway Superintendent Jeff Headrick said in a press release.

Detour signage is in place so that drivers can plan their routes accordingly. The department advised motorists to keep all vehicles clear of this work zone.

Questions may be directed to the Blount County Highway Department at 865-982-4652 or their website at

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