KPD e-News Release: One Lane of Southbound I-81 Back Open in Kingsport

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

SUBJECT: One Lane of Southbound I-81 Back Open in Kingsport
DATE: April 24, 2017
CASE #: 17-009377


On April 24, 2017 as of approximately 4:30 PM, one lane of southbound Interstate 81 is back open for traffic. Crews are working as quickly and efficiently as possible in an effort to get the other lane back open as soon as possible.

For the time being, motorists should still continue to make every possible effort to plan an alternate route, and avoid this area altogether. Anyone already in the immediate area is asked to remain patient and alert, and to follow all traffic directions.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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