Maintenance closes Cherokee Blvd Tunnel in Chattanooga

Maintenance closes Cherokee Blvd Tunnel in Chattanooga

May 23rd, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Traffic moves along Cherokee Boulevard in North Chattanooga, headed into the Stringer's Ridge tunnel in this file photo.

Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA - Maintenance will have one entrance to the city closed for most of the day.

City Traffic Engineers say they Stringer's Ridge Tunnel on Cherokee Boulevard will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The tunnel serves as the main artery between Red Bank and the Scenic City. Cherokee Boulevard has seen an increase in traffic in recent months as TDOT crews work to expand US Highway 27.

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