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Heavy holiday traffic backs up Interstate 40

Published: 6:22 AM, 12/03/2013 Last updated: 6:22 AM, 12/03/2013

Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Heavy traffic from people returning home from the Thanksgiving weekend resulted in several backups on Interstate 40 in the region on Sunday.Work on the Interstate 40 bridge over the French Broad River in Jefferson County, near Exit 424, had both eastbound and westbound traffic backed up for miles Sunday afternoon. At one point, westbound traffic was backed up past Exit 432 in Newport.For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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