HOHENWALD, TN: Natchez Trace Parkway officials announce that the Little Swan Bridge at milepost 386.9 in Lewis County, TN will be replaced, and a detour will be implemented for motorized and non-motorized traffic. Work will begin November 2, 2015, with the anticipated completion in the fall of 2016.
Traffic will be detoured from milepost 385.9 to 391.1. The length of the detour is approximately 15.7 miles with an additional travel time of roughly 20 minutes. Directional signage will be placed along the detour route for travelers.
Northbound traffic will be directed off of the Parkway at milepost 385.9 onto TN 20 east. The detour will then turn left (north) onto Big Swan Creek Road. The final leg of the detour will be a left (west) on TN 99 and then back onto the Parkway at milepost 391.1.
Southbound traffic will be directed off of the Parkway at milepost 391.1 onto TN 99 east. The detour will then turn right (south) onto Big Swan Creek Road. The final leg of the detour will be to turn right (west) on TN 20 and then back onto the Parkway at milepost 385.9.
Parkway travelers should be aware of possible delays and are advised to use caution through the work area. For more information about the Natchez Trace Parkway about the detour, please visit www.nps.gov/natr.