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Rolling roadblocks scheduled for 1:30, 3 p.m. Tuesday on I-26

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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -

Two rolling roadblocks are scheduled on Interstate 26 Tuesday afternoon.

The roadblocks – one at 1:30 and one at 3 p.m. – are being enforced to reportedly pull power lines across the interstate.

According to a Tennessee Department of Transportation news release, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers will hold traffic at Exit 10 at Eastern Star Road heading eastbound and at Exit 17 at Boones Creek Road heading westbound.

The roadblocks will reportedly be moving at 5 mph until released.

According to the TDOT release, traffic will be held approximately 20 minutes each times, but could last an additional 15 minutes.

Motorists should expect delays from 1:30-3 p.m. and alternative routes include Old Gray Station Road or State Route 36.

According to the release, State Route 36 is also under construction and delays may occur.

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