TVA To Close One Lane of Highway 233 Near Cumberland Fossil Plant
April 23, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Traffic on State Highway 233 near Cumberland Fossil Plant in Cumberland City will be restricted to one lane for several hours each day from Monday, April 26, through Thursday, April 29, and Monday, May 3, through Thursday, May 6.
Tennessee Valley Authority maintenance crews will be working on the plant’s coal conveyor lines, which cross over the highway.
The closure will affect roughly 100 feet of roadway each day from 7:30 a.m. until about 4 p.m. CDT.
Motorists should expect delays and may want to consider another route. TVA Police will be assisting with the lane closures.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
Scott Brooks, Knoxville, (865) 632-8031
Media Relations, Knoxville (865) 632-6000