Market Street Bridge to close Sunday for testing, maintenance

Market Street Bridge to close Sunday for testing, maintenance

December 13th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will conduct quarterly testing and maintenance on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, Dec. 16, during which time the bridge will be closed to through traffic, according to a TDOT news release. 

The bridge will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 8 a.m. to no later than 2 p.m. as the testing is performed.

Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances delay the inspection, it will be rescheduled to take place at a later date.

Drivers are advised to use the Olgiati Bridge or the Veterans Bridge as alternate routes while the Market Street Bridge is closed. 

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