W Road Will Be Closed Monday

Thursday, January 27, 2022

The Hamilton County Highway Department will close the W Road on Monday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The gates will be closed and no traffic allowed though.

Motorists should be prepared to use Signal Mountain Highway/ Taft Highway or Roberts Mill Road to access or leave Signal Mountain.

The highway department will be moving large equipment onto the W Road that will block both lanes in preparation for utility work that begins next week.


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