TVA To Close Portion of County Road 96 for Approximately Three Weeks

June 26, 2014

STEVENSON, Ala. – County Road 96 between County Road 70 and the north end of Alabama State Route 277 will be closed to traffic for approximately three weeks starting June 30, 2014. TVA will be reinforcing a portion of the road that will be used for a soil capping project of the containment facilities.

A complete closure is necessary for the safety of motorists and road crews. Full access should be restored by 5 p.m. CST on Friday, July 18. Detour information is posted along County Road 70 and prior to the work area. Vehicle turnarounds have been constructed at both ends of the closure.

In the event of stormy weather, work may be extended or rescheduled.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.