Motorists traveling on I-40 in Knoxville should be alert for construction activities that will have an impact on travel this weekend.

Beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, February 21, TDOT will be performing bridge repairs on I-40 at Bridgewater Road (MM 379) in Knoxville.

This work will require I-40 to be reduced to two lanes in each direction. All work will be complete no later than 6 a.m. on Monday, February 24.

Delays are likely during these construction activities.  Motorists should use extreme caution through this area as workers will be present.

This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions.