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Over-night travel to be slowed in McMinn, Bradley Counties

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Beginning on Monday night, July 23, 2012 the first of several oversized loads will be transported along sections of I-75 South in McMinn and Bradley Counties. 

The oversized loads will be transported on the interstate between the hours of 8:00 p.m. EDT and 7:00 a.m. EDT the following morning. 

The schedules for the interstate moves on I-75 South are as follows:

McMinn County from mile marker 49 to mile marker 36
Monday, July 23
Wednesday, July 25
Monday, August 6
 
McMinn County from mile marker 36 to Bradley County mile marker 33
Tuesday, July 24
Thursday, July 26
Tuesday, August 7
 
The speed of the vehicle that will be used to transport the oversized loads averages 10 – 15 mph, and the vehicle will occupy both lanes on the interstate. A major traffic impact is anticipated during these moves. The Tennessee Highway Patrol, TDOT crews and local law enforcement will assist with traffic control.
 
Motorists are urged to plan an alternate route during these time periods. Those who must travel on I‑75 South are urged to be patient and watch for changing conditions as this oversized equipment is moved through the area. 
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