Road Over Hiwassee Dam To Close

May 28, 2015

HIWASSEE, N.C. – The Tennessee Valley Authority will close the access road over Hiwassee Dam during part of June 2 and June 3, to perform maintenance on the dam’s Gate No. 1.

The closures will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. EDT both days.

The public is advised that traffic signals located at east and west ends of the road will be “red” during the road closure. TVA appreciates the public’s understanding. In the event of inclement weather, the work may be extended or rescheduled.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.

Contact

Jim Hopson
TVA Public Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000

tvainfo@tva.gov
(865) 632-8860