Road Closures

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for July 11 - July 17, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 02:04 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:  Construction signs will be installed on the project in the near future.  The prime contractor will install concrete barrier rail on the shoulders under the Exit 20 bridge on July 17 and 18 between the hours of 7PM and 6AM.  Because of the equipment that must be used to install the rail, the contractor will have to close one lane in each direction of I-75 during this work.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Should weather or unforeseen circumstances delay this work, it will be rescheduled to take place the next available night.  Any work requiring interstate lane closures is limited to Sunday through Thursday nights between 7PM - 6AM.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.

Middle Tennessee Construction Report, July 11th- 17th, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 10:20 am

Middle Tennessee Construction

July 11th—17th, 2013

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Bridge Construction on SR 251 (River Rd.) Over Sam’s Creek

  • No lane closures this week

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Widening of I-65 from Trinity Lane to Dickerson Rd.

  • From now through July 20, Ewing Lane and a portion of Hillhurst will be closed and detours will be in place to allow excavation of the roadway under I-65.
  • Thursday July 11 through Wednesday July 17, 10AM-2PM, There will be rolling roadblocks on I-65 southbound between Dickerson Rd. and Exit 88 (I-24 ramp) in order to blast.

Middle Tennessee Construction Report, July 8-10th, 2013

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 | 03:08 pm

Middle Tennessee Construction

July 8th—10th, 2013

 

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Bridge Construction on SR 251 (River Rd.) Over Sam’s Creek

  • Monday July 8, 10AM-3PM, There will be temporary traffic stops (10-15 minutes in duration) on SR 251 in order to set bridge beams.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Widening of I-65 from Trinity Lane to Dickerson Rd.

  • From now through July 20, Ewing Lane and a portion of Hillhurst will be closed and detours will be in place to allow excavation of the roadway under I-65.
  • Monday July 8 through Wednesday July 10, 10AM-2PM, There will be rolling roadblocks on I-65 southbound between Dickerson Rd. and Exit 88 (I-24 ramp) in order to blast.

East Tennessee Construction Report for July 3-10, 2013

Wednesday, July 03, 2013 | 12:14 pm

There will be no temporary lane closures on Interstates or State Routes beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 through 6 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013 due to the 4th of July holiday.  Motorists should be alert for some lane closures left in place through various bridge construction projects for safety reasons.

Construction Won’t Slow July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

Monday, July 01, 2013 | 09:27 am

NASHVILLE – Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, July 8 to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers.

“We anticipate heavier than normal traffic on Tennessee’s interstates and state routes all the way through the July 4th holiday weekend,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “Suspending lane closures until next week will help travelers reach their destinations safely and without unnecessary delays.”

East Tennessee Construction Report for June 27-July 3, 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 12:45 pm

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 W. Broadway Avenue between S. Cedar Street and Cunningham Street: Motorists should be alert for daily lane closures and lane shifts in this area between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. through this widening project.  This work is expected to continue through the last week of June 2013.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

West Tennessee Construction June 26-July 3, 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 11:57 am

BENTON COUNTY I-40:  Resurfacing beginning east of SR-191 (approximately mile marker 131) and extending to west of the Tennessee River on I-40 near Birdsong Road (approximately mile marker 134) at the Tennessee River Bridge.

CARROLL COUNTY SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over overflow and the Big Sandy River. There will be possible temporary lane closures in both directions on State Route 424.  Flagmen will be used while the signal system is being installed to direct traffic until bridge replacement is complete.  One lane will remain open.

CARROLL COUNTY SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over overflow log mile 2.41 and log mile 2.43, the Rutherford Fork Obion River log mile 3.04 and overflow log mile 3.09. There will be possible temporary lane closures in both directions on State Route 424.  Flagmen will be used while the signal system is being installed to direct traffic until bridge replacement is complete.  One lane will remain open.

CROCKETT/GIBSON COUNTY SR-188:  Construction of five (5) concrete box beam bridges on State Route 188 over overflows Crockett and Gibson County.  Roadway will be CLOSED. Detour route posted.

Middle Tennessee Construction Report, June 27th - July 3rd, 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 09:05 am

Middle Tennessee Construction

June 27th – July 3rd, 2013

 

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Widening of I-65 from Trinity Lane to Dickerson Rd.

  • From now through July 20, Ewing Lane and a portion of Hillhurst will be closed and detours will be in place to allow excavation of the roadway under I-65.
  • Thursday June 27 and Friday June 28, 9PM-5AM, The right lane of I-65 northbound at the Ewing Lane Bridge will be closed to install bridge mounted barrier rail.
  • Beginning Thursday June 27, 10AM-2PM, There will be rolling roadblocks on I-65 southbound between Dickerson Rd. and Exit 88 (I-24 ramp) in order to blast.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, I-440 Eastbound from I-65 to I-24

  • Friday June 28, 8PM through Monday July 1, 5AM, I-440 eastbound will be closed from the I-65 junction to the I-24 junction including the on and off ramps at Nolensville Rd. in order to perform concrete repairs.

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for June 27 - July 3, 2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 01:41 pm

BRADLEY and POLK COUNTIES, SR-74 (GA225/Spring Place Road) between the Tennessee/Georgia State Line and SR-313 (Ladd Springs Road) construction of two concrete box bridges over the Conasauga River Overflow (LM 0.01) and the Conasauga River (LM 0.14) including grading, drainage and paving:  SR-74 (GA225/Spring Place Road) is closed to traffic for the duration of the project to replace two bridges between the GA/TN state line and MM 0.45.  There are detour signs and message boards posted in GA and TN to assist motorists, and major delays are expected.  Local traffic will be permitted, at all times, to access businesses and residential property within road closure area.  However traffic will not be permitted to enter the active work area that is adjacent to the Conasauga River bridges.  Every effort will be made to minimize the inconvenience to motorists, businesses, residences, and property owners.  TDOT and consultant staff will be available throughout the project to address any questions or concerns.  Estimated project completion date is October 2013.

Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga to Undergo Quarterly Testing and Bridge Inspection for next two Sundays

Friday, June 21, 2013 | 09:31 am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will conduct quarterly testing and maintenance on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, June 23, 2013, during which time the bridge will be closed to through traffic.  While the bridge is closed for testing, TDOT bridge inspection crews will also begin their complete mandatory two-year inspection of the structure.  From 8:00 a.m. EDT to 3:00 p.m. EDT, the bridge will be closed to traffic as the testing, maintenance and inspection are performed.  The remainder of the inspection will be conducted on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or until completion of the inspection, at which time the bridge will be reopened to traffic.