TDOT Suspending Construction Lane Closures

TDOTThe Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at Midnight Thursday through 6am Monday, July 6th to provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists during the July 4th holiday.
AAA anticipates more than 844,000 Tennesseans will hit the roadways during the holiday weekend.
While lane closure activity will be stopped, workers may still be on site in construction zones and reduced speed limits will still be in effect.
Drivers convicted of speeding through work zones where workers are present face a fine of $250 to $500, plus court fees.