Rockslide causes delays on the Spur in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GSMNP, Tenn. (WVLT) – A rockslide that temporarily closed the Spur near Norton Creek has been cleared, officials with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park told WVLT News Monday afternoon.

The slide was reported around 8 a.m. Monday, they said.

“Park road crews are working to remove the debris out of the roadway with assistance from a local contractor,” officials said.

Both lanes have opened but traffic is still heavy, causing delays for travelers, officials said.

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