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UPDATE: Part of I-24 closed starting Tuesday evening for emergency repair

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: According to TDOT starting Tuesday evening thru Thursday evening between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m EDT, at I-24 East at mile marker 178 will be going under permanent repairs for a damaged median barrier wall. 

The wall was severely damaged in a crash involving a jack-knifed tractor trailer back in late July. 

During the construction, there will be a lane closure on I-24 in one or both directions, and at least one lane in each direction will be maintained during work. 

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Tuesday night, the crew will demolish the wall, and on Wednesday and Thursday evening they will form and pour a new wall. 


PREVIOUS STORY: Some of the downtown portions of Interstate 24 will be closed down Thursday night for emergency repairs.

Eastbound lanes of I-24 east of Market Street near mile marker 178. T-DOT says they're performing an emergency repair of a damaged median barrier wall that was damaged in a crash involving a jack-knife tractor trailer.  Detours will be posted.  The area will be closed until 6:00 a.m.

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