The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking area residents take all necessary precautions concerning travel due to the start of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
New Bushy Branch Road and Shed Road will be closed. Ragsdale Road will be blocked at various times. If you live in those areas use Taylor Road to Hwy 55. Also, the section of Ragsdale from Taylor will high event traffic.
The Coffee County Highway Department reports that Kimberly Ln and Grosch Rd are open to residents only. Roads will be closed for the remainder of the week.
State officials say that the temporary exit into the Bonnaroo grounds at mile-marker 112 on Interstate 24 will not be open this year.
TDOT crews are coordinating with Tennessee Highway Patrol, Manchester Police Department, Manchester Fire and Rescue, Coffee County Sheriff’s Office and the Coffee County Emergency Management Agency to keep traffic moving along the interstate while getting festivalgoers to their temporary home.
Photo from 2018 traffic.