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Part of the Cumberland Avenue strip will be closed when the fall semester starts at the University of Tennessee.

One lane of Cumberland between James Agee and 11th streets has been closed since July 23rd. Crews plan to close a second lane starting August 8th.

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That's when contractors originally planned to finish utility upgrades along the street. The work is now expected to take until August 25th.

Crews are working to install stormwater drains and UT steam lines.

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