Road Closures

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for July 17 - July 23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 01:57 pm

BRADLEY COUNTY, I-75 construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee Beam Bridge, including grading, drainage and paving at the Exit 20 interchange (U.S. 64 Bypass East, U.S. 74 East, SR-311, APD-40) (LM 4.86) in Cleveland:  Work continues on this project.  On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, traffic will be moved onto the first phase of the new bridge over I-75.  Traffic has been shifted to the new temporary alignment at I-75 the southbound exit ramp.  Additionally, the contractor will be working on clearing and drainage and doing bridge work during this report period.  Any work requiring interstate lane closures is limited to Sunday through Thursday nights between 7PM - 6AM.  Signs will be posted and flaggers will assist with traffic control if needed.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.

West Tennessee Weekly Construction July 16-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 01:27 pm

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-105:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Gibson County line to State Route 190.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over an overflow and the Big Sandy River.  Wednesday July 16 through Wednesday July 23:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 10’ lane restriction.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over the Rutherford Fork Obion River and overflows.  Wednesday July 16 through Wednesday July 23:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 9.5’ lane restriction.

East Tennessee Construction Report for July 17-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 10:21 am

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform work through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

Middle Tennessee Weekly Construction Lane Closure July 17-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 08:59 am

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Bridge Replacement on I-40 over the Harpeth River

  • Thursday July 17 and Friday July 18 and Sunday July 20 through Wednesday July 23, 9PM-6AM, I-40 will be reduced to one lane in both directions from MM 189 to MM 191 in order to perform milling and paving operations to stabilize shoulders and to shift traffic to the outside lanes.

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for July 10 - July 16, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014 | 09:46 am

BRADLEY COUNTY, I-75 construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee Beam Bridge, including grading, drainage and paving at the Exit 20 interchange (U.S. 64 Bypass East, U.S. 74 East, SR-311, APD-40) (LM 4.86) in Cleveland:  Work continues on this project.  During this report period, traffic will be shifted to the new temporary alignment at the I-75 southbound exit ramp.  Additionally, the contractor will be working on clearing and drainage and doing bridge work during this report period.  Any work requiring interstate lane closures is limited to Sunday through Thursday nights between 7PM - 6AM.  Signs will be posted and flaggers will assist with traffic control if needed.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.

Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga to Undergo Quarterly Testing this Sunday, July 13, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014 | 08:31 am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will conduct quarterly testing on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, July 13, 2014, during which time the bridge will be closed to through traffic.  From 8:00 a.m. EDT to no later than 2:00 p.m. EDT, the bridge will be closed to traffic as the testing is performed. 

This work is weather dependent.  Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances delay the inspection, it will be rescheduled to take place at a later date.  Drivers are advised to use the Olgiati Bridge or the Veterans Bridge as alternate routes while the Market Street Bridge is closed.

Middle Tennessee Weekly Construction Lane Closure July 10-16, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 04:14 pm

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Bridge Repair on I-65 over CSX Railroad, Rivergate Pkwy, Long Hollow Pike, E Cedar Street, & Mansker Creek

  • Thursday July 10 through Wednesday July 16, 8PM-6AM, There will be lane closures on I-65, northbound and southbound, between MM 96 and MM 99 in order to seal joints on the ramps.
  • Friday July 11, 8PM through Monday July 14, 6AM, There will be lane closures on I-65, northbound and southbound, between MM 96 and MM 99, at CSX Railroad and Rivergate Pkwy, in order to perform deck repairs and replace the median barrier wall.  At least two lanes will remain open in each direction. 

East Tennessee Construction Report for July 10-16, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 12:35 pm


ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform work through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.