KPD e-News Release: Traffic Advisory Issued for Thursday and Friday, May 13 and 14, 2021

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Traffic Advisory Issued for Thursday and Friday, May 13 and 14, 2021
DATE: May 12, 2021
On Thursday and Friday, May 13 and 14, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM each day, area motorists should expect significant delays along Clinchfield Street, West Center Street, Netherland Inn Road, Ridgefields Road, Riverport Road, and Tilthammer Drive in Kingsport.

During these time frames, a local industry will be transporting extremely large and heavy equipment along this route in five separate trips each day and will not be able to exceed a speed of 5 miles per hour. Kingsport Police Officers will be escorting this convoy and assisting with traffic control.

Motorists using this route should expect significant delays and try to plan an alternate route if at all possible. Anyone who finds themselves behind, or delayed by, this convoy is asked to slow down, exercise caution and patience, and obey all traffic instructions.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)


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