Lanes to be reduced across Fort Loudoun Dam for bridge inspection

LENOIR CITY (WATE) -- Traffic crossing Fort Loudoun Dam on U.S. Highway 321 and State Route 73 will be restricted to one lane for two days next week for a bridge inspection.

The lane reduction is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Traffic will also be reduced to one lane on the bridge downstream of Tellico Dam on State Route 444 for a scheduled inspection on Thursday.

In the event of problem weather, the schedule may be extended.