Water Traffic Alert - Hiwassee River

TVA Issues Water Traffic Caution
Tennessee River at Hiwassee River
Monday, April 9

The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a water traffic caution during transmission line work that crosses the Hiwassee River at Mile Marker 6  between Goodner Bluff and Gunstocker Creek.

TVA transmission crews will be replacing a wire on a transmission line that crosses the river.

Work is scheduled from 7 a.m. until the work is completed.

Watercraft operators should avoid the area or take extra precautions.

Everyone in the area should heed warnings of the safety patrol boats and personnel that will be on patrol in the area. Marine channels 13, 16 and 81 will be monitored by the safety boats.