January 6, 2022
Due to the potential for inclement weather, traffic court scheduled for tonight, January 6th, at 6 p.m. has been cancelled and RESET to February 3, 2022, at 6 p.m.
January 4, 2022
The Townsend entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is closed due to fallen trees. The closure is expected to last a couple of days. For more information on road closures in the national park, visit their website or follow https://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter.
December 27, 2021
Streambank stabilization project set to begin in January :
 Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a streambank stabilization project will begin on Monday, January 3, 2022, along the Townsend Entrance Road between the park boundary and the Townsend Wye.
A temporary, single-lane closure will be implemented along a 0.25-mile section of the roadway through Friday, March 18, 2022, to accommodate heavy equipment. Work will include constructing a rock wall along the base of the streambank and installing rip rap above the wall to the top of the bank. These repairs will protect the streambank from eroding further and prevent undercutting of the Townsend Entrance Road















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