Road Closures

TDOT Crews to Perform Slope Maintenance on U.S. 41 in Hamilton County

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 12:39 pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation operations crews will perform slope maintenance along U.S. Hwy. 41 in Chattanooga between Broad Street and State Route 148 from 9:00 a.m. EST to 4:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 23, 2014.  Because this work involves removing rocks from the slope, lane closures will be necessary for the safety of the traveling public.  During the work, there will be only one lane accessible to through traffic, and it will be controlled by flaggers.

East Tennessee Construction Report for January 16-22, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 03:02 pm

BLOUNT COUNTY, Washington Street between East Broadway Avenue and High Street in Maryville: Motorists should be alert for possible lane shifts and temporary lane closures at various times through this project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for January 16 - January 22, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 03:00 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.  The contractor will be working on clearing and drainage during this report period.  APD-40 south going toward I 75 is down to one lane from Exit 20 to the end of the project.  The designated right turn lane on APD-40 will be closed to allow the contractor to begin widening the roadway, and the I-75 northbound on-ramp is reduced to a 16-foot lane.  Signs will be posted and flaggers will assist with traffic control if

West Tennessee Weekly Construction Januar 16-23, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 11:22 am

BENTON COUNTY, SR-191 over I-40: Wednesday January 15 through Wednesday January 22:  There will be possible lane closures in both directions on State Route 191.  At present there is a lane shift/closures westbound I-40 at mile marker 133.0. Saturday January 18, 6:00 a. m. through Monday January 20, 6:00a.m.:  There will be a lane shift/closures eastbound I-40 at mile marker 133.0.  Contractor will be constructing the bracing item related to the repair of the State Route 191 overpass bridge.  THP will assist with traffic control.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over an overflow and the Big Sandy River.  Wednesday January 15 through Wednesday January 22:  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 January 15 through Wednesday January 22:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 9.5’ lane restriction.

CHESTER COUNTY, SR-22:  Bridge Repair on State Route 22 over Dry Creek at the intersection of Willis Wednesday January 15 through Wednesday January 22:  A signal system is active and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 11’ lane restriction.  A detour will be put in place for Willis Road during the lane closure.

Middle Tennessee Construction January 16th - 22nd, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 10:28 am

Middle Tennessee Construction

January 16h—22nd, 2014

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

  • Thursday January 16, 9PM–5AM, There will be alternating lane closures at the I-24 westbound/I-65 northbound split in order to repair pot holes.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Bridge Construction on Gallatin Rd. over the CSX Railroad

  • From now through April 2014, Gallatin Rd. will be reduced to one lane in each direction in this area.

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Bridge Repair on I-40 over Jefferson St. and the Nashville & Western Railroad, Including the Pedestrian Bridge over I-40

  • Thursday January 16 through Wednesday January 22, 7AM-7PM, There will be alternating lane closures on Jefferson St. under I-40 in order to paint the bridge.

Interstate 40 Eastbound at Exit 42 in Fayette County Closed to Remove Bridge

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 12:30 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews will close a short section of I-40 East at Exit 42 in Fayette County this weekend to begin demolition of the original SR 222 bridge that crosses over the interstate. SR 222 over I-40 will also be closed during the demolition process. The closures are as follows:

  • Saturday, January 18, 2014, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 19, 2014, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

During the closure, traffic on I-40 East will be routed up the off-ramps at Exit 42 and back down the on-ramps to reenter I-40. Traffic on SR 222 will not be able to cross over I-40 during the closures.   Message boards will be placed in the area to alert motorists to the closure. The Tennessee Highway Patrol and TDOT HELP Trucks will also be on-site to assist with traffic.

Temporary Ramp Closures on Interstate 40 and 240 in Shelby County

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | 12:28 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will have temporary ramp closures on I-40 and I-240 on January 18 and 19, 2014. The lane closure dates and times are as follows:

Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2014 each day from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The right lane of the 12C exit ramp on I-240 East (from Walnut Grove to I-40 East) will be closed for ramp work. The work includes the setting of temporary portable barrier rail, attenuator, and grinding and installation of pavement markers.  The left lane will remain open.

East Tennessee Construction Report for January 9-15, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014 | 04:12 pm

ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 119.7: On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, motorists should be alert for a possible 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 present and use extreme caution in this area.

Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for January 9 - January 15, 2014

Thursday, January 09, 2014 | 02:10 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.  The contractor will be working on clearing and drainage during this report period.  APD-40 south going toward I 75 is down to one lane from Exit 20 to the end of the project.  The designated right turn lane on APD-40 will be closed to allow the contractor to begin widening the roadway, and the I-75 northbound on-ramp is reduced to a 16-foot lane.  Signs will be posted and flaggers will assist with traffic control if