published Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Highway 64 in Polk Co. prone to rock slides, down to one lane

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — The rock slide along the Ocoee River, that shut down part of Highway 64 in Polk County is still causing some delays. It happened a week ago.

TDOT officials tell us it's in the same place of major rock slides in 2009 and 2010. Now highway officials are brainstorming for a more long-term fix to the highway that's prone to rock falls.

Highway 64 in Polk County is open, but it's still down to one lane after last week's rock slide and TDOT officials say it will stay this way for awhile.

Read more at WRCB.

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