MARION COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Contractors for the Tennessee Department of Transportation blasted away Friday in a project aimed at mitigating rockslides.

Video shared by TDOT showed the blasting in action along Interstate-24 West in Marion County near Monteagle Mountain.

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The limestone walls that line the interstate in that area can be prone to falling rocks. A landslide occurred in the same area three years ago.