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Contract awarded to repair Smokies landslide

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A landslide that sent a section of Newfound Gap road down a Smoky Mountains slope will cost nearly $4 million to repair. The highway should be open by summer. The National Park Service announced the Federal Highway Administration awarded the $3,989,890 construction contract to Phillips & Jordan, Inc. of Robinsville, NC. The stated completion date is May 15. Work...