A routine bridge inspection will require a single lane closure on U.S. Highway 68 across Watts Bar Dam near Spring City on Tuesday, July 16. The southbound lane will close at 9:30 a.m. and will reopen no later than 3:30 p.m.
Law enforcement officers will be on hand to direct traffic, but motorists should expect delays.
"Bridge inspections are a necessary part of ensuring these pieces of vital transportation infrastructure continue to operate safely. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience of visitors to Watts Bar Dam," officials said.