Sinkhole repairs on I-24 West in Clarksville to impact rush hour traffic

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One lane of Interstate 24 West was closed unexpectedly Wednesday to repair a sinkhole.

The work is being done just over the M.L.K. Jr. Parkway exit near Sango.

TDOT told News 2 it will be closed for hours and will cause big delays during rush hour traffic Wednesday evening.

Drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route.