Capt. Charlie Thomas with the Bristol Tennessee Police Department said as of about 7:30 crews had cleared the roadway and traffic had returned to normal.

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Motorists are being advised to avoid the area of U.S. Highway 11E just past state Route 394 tonight by the Bristol Tennessee Police Department.

A large tree has fallen across 11E and slowed traffiic. The tree is expected to be cleared within the hour, the Bristol Tennessee Police Department said in a news release. 

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