Although the majority of roads in Seymour are usually in smooth condition, there are numerous improvements that are being made to improve local safety.
In addition to repaving, repairing potholes and installing guardrails where necessary, the widening of roads is a crucial part of improving road safety. Currently, Knob Creek in Seymour is being broadened.
According to Jonas Smelcer, Road Superintendent for Sevier County, the project is expected to be completed in as few as three days and began July 16.
“Right now the Knob Creek is about 17-feet wide,” Smelcer said. “We are working to get it to be about 20 to 21 feet wide to improve the safety.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.