Heavy Rainstorm Results in Rock Slides, Downed Trees, and Motorist Fatality on Spur

At approximately 3:00 p.m., August 1, 2019, the northern area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, TN experienced extremely heavy rainfall causing multiple small rock slides, downed trees, and flash flooding along the Spur and Gatlinburg Bypass.

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Single-Lane Closures on the Spur

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced crews will implement temporary, single-lane closures along the northbound lane of the Spur (US 441) between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for tree removal. Lane closures will be in effect from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15.    The roadway will remain open, … Continue reading Single-Lane Closures on the Spur