|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)