Hamilton County Emissions Testing Centers Closed Monday

Thursday, January 13, 2011

All auto emissions testing centers in Hamilton County (Chattanooga) will close on Monday, Jan. 17, in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All stations will resume testing on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at their regular scheduled hours.

“Planning ahead helps keep waiting to a minimum,“ said Stuart Say, program manager for the Tennessee Vehicle Inspection program administered by Envirotest Systems. “It’s a good idea to take vehicles on Wednesdays and Thursdays when testing volume is usually light and to avoid testing in the final days of the month.”

Normal hours of operation and testing center locations for Hamilton County are:

·5206 Austin Road in Hixson and 720 Eastgate Loop in Chattanooga are open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. with Saturday hours from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. for both locations.

·1620 Riverfront Parkway and 7460 Bonnyshire Drive in Chattanooga are normally open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


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