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Be aware of lane closures on the Gatlinburg Spur from June 1-11

The park does this to make it safer for crews to do jobs like picking up litter, cutting down trees, mowing and other maintenance tasks.

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — If you are heading to Gatlinburg next week, be aware of some possible travel delays on the Spur.

From June 1 to June 11, Great Smoky Mountains National Park maintenance crews will be doing temporary, single-lane closures along the north and southbound Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for routine maintenance operations. Watch out for those closures between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday each week.

The park does this to make it safer for crews to do jobs like picking up litter, cutting down trees, mowing and other maintenance tasks.

For more information about road closures, please follow SmokiesRoadsNPS on twitter or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm.

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