V-DOT is warning drivers along US 29, in the area of the Lockn' Music Festival, to be alert to heavier-than- normal traffic into midday Monday, Sept. 9.
The festival will wind down Sunday and attendees are expected to begin leaving the Oak Ridge area Sunday afternoon. Traffic will steadily increase throughout the day with highest volume upon completion of the event at 11:00 p.m.
Traffic leaving Oak Ridge will enter US 29 North. Motorists wanting to go southbound will make a U-turn at a designated crossover approximately 1 mile north of Oak Ridge Road. Thru traffic northbound will merge into the right travel lane.
Law enforcement personnel will monitor and assist with traffic.
Motorists are urged to use caution throughout this area and watch for stopped or slow moving vehicles.