A new ramp onto Interstate 75 was opened today in Ooltewah.
Drivers traveling west on Lee Highway now have their own ramp onto I-75, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Traffic coming from Hunter and Mountain View roads will continue to use the current on-ramp, but there will no longer be a conflict with traffic getting onto the interstate from the other direction, TDOT says.
In addition, as the project to widen I-75 and reconstruct the interchange at Ooltewah nears completion, the temporary ramp accessing I-75 South from Hilltop Drive has been closed.
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