February 8, 2010
Calvin Farmer, 662-680-4016
As a result of the adverse, wintery weather conditions, the Natchez Trace Parkway has issued a travelers advisory for sections of Parkway in Tennessee and Colbert & Lauderdale Counties in Alabama.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is closed from milepost 429 to the northern terminus at 442.5. This will affect the on-ramps at Tennessee Highways 100, 96, and 46 (Pinewood Road). The Tennessee Bridge (milepost 328) in Alabama is icy and considered hazardous.
Travelers are strongly advised to not use the Parkway in Tennessee and northern Alabama.
Forecasted conditions tonight are for lower temperatures with some accumulation of snow and ice.
Further advisories may be posted. Current weather information is available through your local radio and television stations. For up-to-date Parkway road information call (662) 680-4027 or (662) 680-4000.
In the event of an emergency on the Natchez Trace Parkway, call Park Dispatch at (800) 300-PARK (7275) or 911.