Nighttime Closure of Wiley Oakley Crossover Bridge

Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced a nighttime closure of the Wiley Oakley Drive Crossover Bridge connecting the the north and southbound lanes of the Spur on Tuesday, June 20 for bridge joint installation. The nighttime closure will begin at 9:00 p.m. and could continue through 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Bridge joint installation is expected to take one night on the bridge. No other work is planned at this time. Motorists should expect the Wiley Oakley Drive Crossover Bridge to be closed to all traffic during construction and will need to use alternate routes that will be posted.

For more information about road conditions, please follow at SmokiesRoadsNPS or visit the park website at