Roberts Mill Road will close later this month for up to 30 days for slope repairs adjacent to the road.
Hamilton County Commissioners today unanimously voted to close the road and pay GeoStabilization International $306,845 from a state contract for the repairs.
County Public Works Administrator Todd Leamon said the repairs are slated to begin Aug. 18. Residents and county emergency vehicles will have to use the W Road or Signal Mountain Road to access Walden's Ridge.
The company is the same company that repaired the W Road last April.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...