KPD e-News Release: I-26 Back Open for Traffic

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

SUBJECT: I-26 Back Open for Traffic
DATE: January 13, 2017
On January 13, 2017 as of approximately 6:00 AM, Interstate 26 westbound at the Rock Springs Road interchange is now back open. All normal traffic patterns will resume.

As previously released:

On January 12, 2017 as of approximately 9:00 PM, the westbound lanes of Interstate 26 at the Rock Springs Road interchange are completely closed and will remain so until further notice to allow for an extensive law enforcement related investigation.

For additional information regarding the surrounding circumstances, please contact the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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