This Friday, July 23, from noon until 3 p.m., the City of Kingsport’s phone system will be unavailable. To contact City Hall during the outage, please call 423-863-1198.

The phone number services provided by Charter Spectrum for city employees and building facilities will be moving from 200 Shelby Street to the new City Hall building at 415 Broad Street. On Friday, city desk phones, along with fax numbers, will not be available during the hours of noon – 3 p.m.

During the outage, citizens calling city desk phone numbers will hear a message indicating that the number they dialed is out of service. To contact City Hall during the outage, please call 423-863-1198.

This will not impact 911 Dispatch or any emergency phones in elevators or city buildings.

Please direct any questions to Information Services Manager Mark Woomer at 423-229-9480.

City work crews will be handicap ramp repairs on W Sullivan St at Lynn Garden Dr. on Monday, July 26th –Friday July 30th, from 8am-4:30pm.

They will start by closing W Sullivan St. to westbound traffic at the  Donelson Dr./Lovedale Dr. triangle and have a detour route in place. (Map 1)

Once finished, they will close W Sullivan St to eastbound traffic at Lynn Garden Dr. and have a detour in place. (Map 2)

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all traffic signs and use extreme caution when traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please contact (423) 229-9451.

Map 1

w sullivan st closure map

Map 2

w sullivan st eastbound map

City work crews will be making needed wastewater system repairs along East Sullivan Street on Thursday, July 22nd from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

During this time, the westbound travel lanes of East Sullivan Street will be closed (one at a time) in the vicinity of the Sullivan County Health Department.  City flaggers will be in place to facilitate westbound travel through the open travel lane while work is ongoing.  Eastbound traffic on East Sullivan Street will not be affected.

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all Warnings, flagger’s Instructions and use extreme caution when traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

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City of Kingsport work crews will be making needed stormwater system repairs along Nelms Lane beginning Tuesday, July 20th from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM daily and lasting 3 to 4 days.

During this time, Nelms Lane will be closed between Walker Street and Gravely Road with Detours in effect.

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all Warnings, Road Closures, Detours and exercise caution while traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

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City work crews will be making needed sewer system repairs along Watauga Street beginning Monday, July 19th from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM daily and lasting 4-5 days barring unforeseen difficulty.

During this time, Watauga Street will be closed between Lamont Street and Pectal Street with Detours in effect.

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all Warnings, Road Closures, Detours and exercise caution while traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

watauga street map closure

Fun Fest events will be held in Downtown Kingsport on Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17. Road closures and times are as follows:
Thursday, July 15
The upper end of the 100 block of Broad Street (closest to Main Street in the parklett area) will be closed to parking beginning at midnight on Thursday. Food vendors will be moved into this area early Friday morning.
Friday, July 16
Broad Street from Main to Market will be closed starting at 11 am. Please remind your staff to utilize the parking garage and surrounding public parking lots on Friday and if they must park on the 100 block of Broad, their vehicles must be moved by 11 am.
Fun Fest Parade Route Road Closures
Clinchfield Road @ Domtar will be closed beginning at 8 am on Friday morning and closures will extend back on Main throughout the day for parade entry lineup.
Between 6:00 – 6:30 pm, Center Street from Clinchfield to Sullivan Streets and Sullivan Street from Center to Clinchfield Streets will be closed. The parade begins at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, July 17
Broad Street will be closed from Main to Center Streets, Market Street will be closed from Shelby to Commerce and Main Street will be closed from Shelby to Cherokee from 8 am – 3 pm.
[UPDATE: This work has been rescheduled for July 6.]

Our crews will be making waterline repairs along Cox Hollow Road on Thursday, July 1 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. During this time, customers at the following locations will experience a temporary disruption in their water service:  between 461-840 Cox Hollow Road and 310-530 Sumpter Road.

During times of water service disruption, we recommend that customers make any necessary precautions to protect their water system (such as turning off their water heater).

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

cox hollow road map

[UPDATE: Work is ongoing and will be extended until Friday, July 9 from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM daily.]

City work crews will be making multiple sewer system repairs along Watauga Street beginning Monday, June 21st from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM daily and lasting 2 weeks barring unforeseen difficulty.

During this time, Watauga Street will be closed between Tennessee Street and Piedmont Street with Detours in effect.

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all Warnings, Road Closures, Detours and exercise caution while traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

Watauga Street Sewer Road Closure map

City work crews will be making needed water system repairs along Warrior Drive on Monday, June 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

During this time Warrior Drive will be closed between Willard Street and Light Street.

Motorists are urged to slow down, obey all Warnings, Road Closures and exercise caution while traveling in this area.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

Warrior Drive Closure Map

 

[UPDATE: This project will start tomorrow, May 25.]

TDOT is going to mill and pave Fort Henry Drive between Midland and Eastman in both directions starting Monday morning, May 24. During this time, there will be lame shifts and workers present in the area. Drivers are asked to use extra caution if traveling through that area. Drivers are also asked to take alternate routes as much as possible.

If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.