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TVA issues water traffic caution for Norris Lake

The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a water traffic caution during transmission line work on the Norris-McCreary fiber line at multiple locations crossing Norris Lake.

Crews will be working on the transmission line beginning 7 a.m. each day on Wednesday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Oct. 20.

Water crossings include the area near and upstream of Twin Cove Marina. Crews will be working crossings in inlets near the state boat ramp just north of Norris Dam State Park and near Mountain Lake Marina.

Watercraft operators should avoid the area or take extra precautions. Safety boats will be in place.

Everyone in the area should heed warnings of the safety patrol boats and personnel that will be on patrol in the area.

Marine channels 13, 16 and 81 will be monitored by the safety boats.