Mayor Tim Burchett. Photo by Dan Andrews, 2013.

Knoxville, Tenn. —  Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett released the following statement concerning TDOT’s announcement that the Henley Street Bridge will open to traffic on Oct. 17:


“Finally, the Henley Street Bridge is reopening to traffic next Thursday, and this is great news for businesses and residents in South Knox County. Unfortunately, the final completion of the bridge is sometime away, so it’s important that we continue to support businesses south of the river.”