I-40 is closed in both directions between Exit 20 (US-276) and Exit 451 in Tennessee, due to a rock slide. The road is expected to reopen by 4:00 PM. Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Westbound Detour: Motorists should take I-240 West to Exit 4-A to I-26 West. Follow I-26 West to I-81 South. Then follow I-81 South to reaccess I-40.
Eastbound Detour: Motorists should take Exit 421 to I-81 North. Follow I-81 North to Exit 57A (I-26 East). On I-26 East, follow signs for I-240 East to reaccess I-40.
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