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One lane open after Campbell County rockslide

Engineers are investigating the stability of the other lane, according to TDOT.

WHITE OAK, Tennessee — One lane of State Route 90 opened Tuesday afternoon after a rockslide shut down the highway, officials said.

TDOT said they are putting up a barrier railing and temporary traffic signals.

Engineers are investigating the stability of the other lane, according to TDOT.

No injuries were reported.

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A rockslide has closed State Route 90 in Campbell County near White Oak Elementary School.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation said it is working to repair the roadway following a slide at mile marker 1.9 and the intersection of Twain Lane. 

Work began at 9:30 a.m. and will continue until 5 p.m., according to TDOT. During this time, TDOT said both directions of the roadway are closed and traffic is being diverted.

Mark Nagi with TDOT said Geotechnical engineers are assessing the situation.