Road Closures

Weekly Construction Report for East Tennessee Week of June 23-29, 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011 | 02:44 pm
 (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. 
 

Middle Tennessee Construction June 23 – June 29, 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011 | 01:52 pm
DAVIDSON COUNTY, I-40 and Robertson Road Interchange:(Recovery Act Project)
  • Thursday June 23 through Wednesday June 29, 8PM-5AM, (including weekends), Close two lanes on I-40 at White Bridge Road in each direction for bridge work and paving operations. One lane will remain open.
 
DAVIDSON COUNTY, I-65 at the junction with SR 12 (Rosa Parks Blvd.)
  • Thursday June 23 through Wednesday June 29, 9PM-5AM, and Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26, 6AM-6PM, There will be alternating lane closures on Rosa Parks Blvd. for curb and median work.
 

West Tennessee Weekly Construction June 22-29, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | 03:41 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 22 through Wednesday June 29, 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
 
DECATUR COUNTY, US 412 (SR 20) Widening Project:  Motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures each day along US412 (State Route 20) from near the Henderson County line to Bear Creek Rd. as crews work to widen the road.
Wednesday June 22 through Wednesday June 29, 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: There will be temporary lane closures each day for excavation, with flagmen present. Watch for haul trucks entering roadway. One lane traffic with flagmen.

Interstate Construction report for June 16-22, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 03:19 pm
I-24
 
REGION 3 On-Call Guardrail:Wednesday June 15 through Wednesday June 22, 8PM-6AM, There will be one lane closures at various locations on interstates and state routes in Davidson, Smith, Sumner, Hickman, 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:Wednesday June 15 through Wednesday June 22, 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 16 through Wednesday June 22, 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.
  • Thursday June 16 through Wednesday June 22, 9AM-3PM, and 7PM-1AM, There will be mobile operations in various locations in Davidson County for vegetation control and shoulder work. This will affect the shoulders or inside and outside lanes.

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.