Media Advisories

I-24 Lane Closures in Marion County This Weekend for Concrete Bridge Deck Repair

Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 12:44 pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has begun a resurfacing project on I-24 in Marion and Hamilton counties that includes concrete bridge deck repairs.  This weekend is one of the weekends that the contractor has scheduled to perform these repairs.  From Friday, April 11 at 10:00 p.m. EDT until Monday, April 14 at 6:00 a.m. EDT, the contractor will have interstate lane closures for concrete bridge deck repairs in the area between mile markers 162 and 163.  Crews will begin their bridge deck repair work on I-24 West, and, if time allows, they will work on the bridges on I-24 East.  Although one lane will remain open to traffic at all times during the weekend bridge deck repair operations, a major traffic impact is expected during this work.

Lanes Reduced on Broad Street in Rutherford County

Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 09:37 am

Traffic Shift Planned on Broad Street in Rutherford County

Lanes Reduced from Seven to Five

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews plan to shift traffic on Broad Street (SR 1) in Murfreesboro.   Weather permitting, crews have tentatively scheduled to start work Thursday, April 10 and it could take several days to completely shift traffic.

Thursday April 10 through Tuesday April 15, from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. each day, there will be alternating lane closures on Old Fort Parkway (SR 96), Broad Street and College Street in order to prepare for the new traffic shift.   Once the new traffic pattern is in place, there will be two travel lanes in each direction and a turn lane.   The new traffic pattern will be in place for the next year and will allow crews to safely perform road and utility work.

Work Zone Awareness Week 2014

Monday, April 07, 2014 | 08:36 am

TDOT Reminds Motorists: Work Zone Speeding – A Costly Mistake
National Work Zone Awareness Week April 7-11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is joining states across the nation to remind motorists of the dangers of speeding through work zones. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 7-11) in an effort to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones.