Tunnel lights going out in Chattanooga; who's responsible?

Tunnel lights going out in Chattanooga; who's responsible?

May 17th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Missionary Ridge Tunnel

Photo by Matt Fields-Johnson/Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA, TN. -- The light at the end of the tunnel, or rather in the tunnel, is getting darker for Scenic City motorists. About a quarter to half the lights in the Missionary Ridge Tunnel and the Brainerd Tunnels on McCallie Ave. are out.

However, it's twice as bad in the Stringer's Ridge Tunnel on Dayton Blvd. Nearly all the lights are out. "We also are aware that there are a lot of lights out in the Stringer's Ridge Tunnel," says TDOT's Jennifer Flynn.

TDOT is responsible for the state routes on Ringgold Rd., McCallie Ave. and Dayton Blvd. "This has brought it to our attention that we might need to check the other two tunnels as well," says Flynn.

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