Road Closures

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for June 16-22, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 12:37 pm

BRADLEY COUNTY, SR-60 (Dalton Pike) road widening from near Gilliland Road to U.S. 64 (SR-311): The contractor will be clearing, relocating utilities, and building substructures and will use a flagging operation to navigate construction equipment through the project. Estimated project completion date is June 2012. 

BRADLEY COUNTY, SR-60 construction of two concrete box bridges over Greasy Creek (LM 21.02) and Branch Creek (LM 24.28) including grading, drainage and paving: The contractor is constructing two new box bridges on SR-60. Road work will begin on Georgetown end of project. Traffic flow should have minimal interruptions. Utility work will be taking place on the Hopewell end of the project right-of-way throughout the week. Estimated project completion date is April 2012.
 
CANNON COUNTY, US-70S (SR-1), construction of a concrete I-Beam bridge over Hill Creek (LM 7.23), including grading, drainage and paving: There will be no long-term lane closures as a result of this project. The existing bridge will remain open until construction of a new adjacent structure. The contractor may have intermittent short-term lane closures to move equipment. Flaggers will be present to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is November 2012.

Weekly Construction Report for East Tennessee Week of June 16-22, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 11:30 am
 (Recovery Act Project) ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 61 Bridge over Poplar Creek in Oliver Springs: Motorists should use caution through this bridge widening project. 
 
BLOUNT COUNTY, TN-73 Scenic (East Lamar Alexander Parkway) at Stables Drive in Townsend:East Lamar Alexander Parkway (TN 73-Scenic) at Stables Drive, near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Townsend will be reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal at various times for the bridge construction project on Stables Drive. Traffic on Stables Drive is also being controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Two travel lanes will be open on Scenic 73 during periods when the contractor is not present and during times when work activities are being performed on the opposite side of the Little River that do not require additional space alongside the roadway. The temporary traffic signals that are currently in place will be set to a cautionary flash during times that both lanes are available for travel. When the lane restriction is in place, the traffic signals will be activated to control the traffic movement one direction at a time. Motorists in this area should be alert for changing conditions, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area. 
 

West Tennessee Construction Report June 15-22, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 11:30 am
CARROLL COUNTY, SR-436  State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted
Wednesday June 15 through Wednesday June 22, State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted.
 
CARROLL COUNTY, SR1 (US70) Bridge rehabilitation and repair at log mile 11.02, 13.08, and 14.43 will result in lane closures each day. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal with an 11 foot lane restriction
 

Middle Tennessee Construction June 15 – June 22, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 | 03:54 pm
DAVIDSON COUNTY, I-40 and Robertson Road Interchange:(Recovery Act Project)
  • Thursday June 16 through Friday June 17, 8PM-5AM, Close two lanes each direction of I-40 at White Bridge Road for overhead bridge work.
  • Friday June 17, 8PM through Monday June 20, 5AM, Close one lane each direction of I-40 at White Bridge Road for overhead sign installation. Two lanes will remain open in each direction. 
  • Sunday June 19, 8PM-5AM, Close an additional lane each direction for milling and paving operations. One lane will remain open in each direction.
  • Monday June 20 through Wednesday June 22, 8PM-5AM, Close two lanes each direction for bridge work and paving operations. One lane will remain open in each direction.
 

Interstate Construction Report for June 9 - 15, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011 | 03:30 pm
I-24
 
REGION 3 On-Call Guardrail:Thursday June 9 through Wednesday June 15, 8PM-6AM, There will be one lane closures at various locations on interstates and state routes in Davidson, Smith, Sumner, Hickman, Marshall, Montgomery, and Rutherford Counties for guardrail and attenuator repair. Also, there will be barrier wall repair on I-65 northbound at MM 95.0.

REGION 3, On-Call Cable Barrier Repair:Thursday June 9 through Wednesday June 15, 8PM-6AM, There will be one lane closures at various locations on interstate and state routes in order to repair cable barrier rail.

REGION 3, TDOT Maintenance: Thursday June 9 through Wednesday June 15, 9AM-3PM, There will be possible lane closures at various locations on State Routes and Interstates in Middle Tennessee to patch potholes and for ditch cleaning.

Weekly Construction Report for East Tennessee Week of June 9-15, 2011

Thursday, June 09, 2011 | 02:57 pm
ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 125: On Sunday night, June 12, 2011, motorists should be alert for a possible temporary lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present and use extreme caution in this area.
 
(Recovery Act Project) ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 61 Bridge over Poplar Creek in Oliver Springs: Motorists should use caution through this bridge widening project. 
 
BLOUNT COUNTY, TN-73 Scenic (East Lamar Alexander Parkway) at Stables Drive in Townsend:East Lamar Alexander Parkway (TN 73-Scenic) at Stables Drive, near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Townsend will be reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal at various times for the bridge construction project on Stables Drive. Traffic on Stables Drive is also being controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Two travel lanes will be open on Scenic 73 during periods when the contractor is not present and during times when work activities are being performed on the opposite side of the Little River that do not require additional space alongside the roadway. The temporary traffic signals that are currently in place will be set to a cautionary flash during times that both lanes are available for travel. When the lane restriction is in place, the traffic signals will be activated to control the traffic movement one direction at a time. Motorists in this area should be alert for changing conditions, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area. 
 

West Tennessee Weekly Construction June 8-15, 2011

Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | 05:00 pm
CARROLL COUNTY, SR-436  State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted
Wednesday June 8 through Wednesday June 15, State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted.
 
CARROLL COUNTY, SR1 (US70) Bridge rehabilitation and repair at log mile 11.02, 13.08, and 14.43 will result in lane closures each day. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal with an 11 foot lane restriction

TDOT Bridge Inspectors to Complete Inspection and Perform Maintenance on Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 | 09:03 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Market Street Bridge will be closed to traffic for a brief period this Tuesday evening in order for TDOT bridge inspectors to complete their inspection of the bridge. The bridge will close beginning at 6:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 7, and will reopen by 9:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday night.
 
On Wednesday evening, June 8, TDOT bridge repair crews will be performing maintenance on the bridge. The Market Street Bridge will be closed to traffic on Wednesday beginning at 7:00 p.m. EDT and ending by 5:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday morning to allow crews to make repairs to the roadway and to pressure wash the structure. 

Market Street Bridge in Chattanooga to Undergo Quarterly Testing and Bridge Inspection

Friday, June 03, 2011 | 09:00 am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –TDOT will conduct quarterly testing and maintenance on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, June 5, 2011. While the bridge is closed for testing, TDOT bridge inspection crews will also conduct a complete inspection of the structure. Beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT the bridge will be closed to traffic as the testing, maintenance and inspection are performed. The bridge will be reopened to traffic when the inspection is complete, estimated to be at 3:00 p.m.