Motorists traveling on East Topside Road near Alcoa Highway should be aware of upcoming road construction activities that will have an effect on traffic.

Beginning on Wednesday, June 1, the portion of East Topside Road that ties into Alcoa Highway will be closed to allow for the construction of DeArmond Spring Road. Motorists on East Topside Road trying to access Alcoa Highway will be detoured to Maryville Pike and West Governor John Sevier Highway.

DeArmond Spring Road is anticipated to be open on or before July 11, 2022, restoring access to Alcoa Highway from East Topside Road.

This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution as workers will be present.