SR-160 closed in Cocke County for repairs

Road Work Sign

NEWPORT (WATE) – A portion of State Route 160 will be closed Thursday as crews work to replace a drainage tile.

Work will take place near the intersection of State Route 160 and Vinson Branch Road. The road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drivers can take Holt Town Road to Waxwing Road as a detour. Tennessee Department of Transportation says signs will be installed to direct travelers towards this route.

TDOT says anyone travelling in this area should expect potential delays and use extreme caution as workers will be present.

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