W Road And Roberts Mill Road Closed Due To Icy Conditions

Friday, January 12, 2018
Due to the possibility of inclement weather, precipitation, and predicted below freezing temperatures, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office closed the W Road and Roberts Mill Road Friday evening.

Motorists should expect both roads to be closed until Saturday mid-morning or possibly later, depending on road conditions and temperature.

All motorists attempting to reach the communities of Signal Mountain and Walden should allow extra travel time and use Signal Mountain Road until further notice.
 

Motorists may visit the HCSO Facebook page to see updates as to when the roads will be reopened.


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