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TDOT reconfigures U.S. 27 bridge over Signal Mountain Road

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the contractor for the U.S. 27 widening project from the Olgiati Bridge to Signal Mountain Road Signal Mountain Road has implemented a new traffic configuration at the bridge over Signal Mtn. Road.

In addition, the contractor has made permanent the ramp closures on U.S. 27 South at Manning Street and Whitehall Road.

Vehicles on U.S. 27 South will now merge into one lane on the bridge over Signal Mtn. Rd., while vehicles entering U.S. 27 South from Signal Mtn. Rd. are using a dedicated lane to access the corridor.  Houser Street has been permanently closed as well.  

Crews are currently working at night between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. installing concrete barrier walls and re striping the pavement as part of their traffic control on the project.  

They will soon begin work on widening several bridges and building retaining walls along U.S. 27 South.  All work is weather permitting and at least one lane in each direction will remain open to traffic at all times.  

Beginning on Saturday, February 18 at 4 a.m. through Sunday, February 19 at 6 p.m., the contractor will implement closures at the southbound outside lane of Dayton Blvd. to add an additional turning lane.  

The majority of the work will be performed at the intersection of Dayton Blvd. and Signal Mountain Rd.  

THP troopers will be on hand to assist with traffic control as necessary.

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