Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project News

Cumberland Avenue Lane Shift to Accommodate Track Removal

Traffic Cones

Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.

New Agreement to Allow Limited Public Parking at New Lake Avenue Garage

Parking near Cumberland Avenue will become a little easier starting in 2018 thanks to a new parking agreement between UT and the City of Knoxville. The university will break ground in June on a new garage on Lake Avenue, which will open as the city’s Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project is completed.