KNOXVILLE – Motorists traveling on East Tennessee interstates and state routes should be aware of upcoming road construction activities that will affect traffic.

Beginning on Tuesday morning, January 23, TDOT crews will be patching potholes regionwide. This is being done in response to the damage recent winter weather has done to East Tennessee roadways.

Please keep an eye out for crews working in the following areas:
• I-640 East at Rutledge Pike in Knox County
• I-40 in Loudon County
• I-40 in Roane County
• I-75 in Campbell County
• SR 63 from Harrogate to LaFollette
• Various state routes in Hancock, Hamblen, Hawkins and Greene Counties

This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and “Know Before You Go!” by checking travel conditions before leaving for their destination. Drivers should never tweet, text, or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.