"It's going to be a process, a long process to get it back," said TDOT Region One Transportation Director Steve Borden.
"We have to put traffic on the safest and best available routes that we have.
In this case, 297 and 25W are our best routes."
is putting all the resources it can into stabilizing the slide and monitoring other areas for preventative measures.
The detours keeps law enforcement officers working too, but local agencies may have help footing the bill.
"They have the ability through the emergency relief fund that we're using for the slide, to also piggy back with us to get reimbursed for some of the work that they are having to do," said Borden
Departments will have to apply for the funds through the state.
Even when I-75 reopens, could a slide this size happen again?
"With an aging infrastructure, these are challenges that we will always face," said Borden