TDOT road projects update
Crews and contractors from the Tennessee Department of Transportation have been hard at work improving the roads we routinely drive in the Tennessee Valley.
BRADLEY COUNTY US-64BP (US-74, SR-311) Resurfacing from east of Goldstar Drive (LM 3.08) to east of McGrady Drive (LM 5.00), including bridge deck repair: The contractor will have nightly lane closures from 8 PM to 6 AM Monday through Saturday to install snowplowable pavement markers and permanent striping. One lane will be closed on SR-311 while this work occurs. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
BRADLEY AND MCMINN COUNTY SR-306 Miscellaneous safety improvements from SR-60 (LM 0) to the Meigs County line (LM 8.58), and on SR-307 from Burnett Road (LM 2.18) to Old Mount Harmony Road (LM 6.07): The contractor will be working on SR-306 and will be having intermittent lanes closures as they work. Estimated project completion date is July 2019.
BRADLEY AND MCMINN COUNTY SR-312 (Bradley Co.) Miscellaneous safety improvements from the Hamilton Co. Line (LM 0.00) to Quill Dr. (LM 5.27); US-11 (SR-2) (McMinn Co.) miscellaneous safety improvements from Sanford Rd. (LM 4.05) to Chapel Rd. (LM 12.32): Work on this project is underway. The contractor will work in Bradley County on SR-312 during this report period. There will be intermittent lane closures. Flaggers will assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Crews will continue surveying and spotting utilities at various locations throughout the interchange. Shoulders may be closed at these locations between 9 AM and 3 PM. The contractor may have temporary nighttime lane closures throughout the project on Sundays through Thursdays between 9PM and 6AM. Additionally, a hauling operation will be taking place requiring a single left lane closure on I-75 SB at MM 2 and a single left lane closure on I-24 EB at MM 185. These lane closures will occur the following nights: 05/09/19 between 9 PM and 6 AM and 05/12/19 to 05/16/19 between 9 PM and 6 AM. Haul trucks will be entering and exiting the interstate at these locations.
HAMILTON COUNTY US-27 (I-124) Widening from I-24/US-27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening the Olgiati Bridge: Work on this project continues with activities occurring on the west side of southbound US-27. Motorists should be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting the area along the access ramps for east and westbound M. L. King Boulevard. The speed limit for the access ramp is 35 MPH. The 12th Street tie-in ramp to US-27 South has been temporarily closed. This closure will be in place until further notice. Additionally, the southbound ramp from W. Main St. to southbound US-27 has been temporarily closed and will remain so until further notice. Detours are posted. Motorists should pay close attention to the detour signage posted. The speed limit on US-27 in the construction zone remains 45 MPH. Weather permitting; the contractor may implement temporary lane/shoulder closures on weeknights between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM. At least one lane will remain open in each direction on US-27. The contractor will implement a temporary right lane closure for northbound US-27 on Thursday night (05/09/19) between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM, from I-24 to W. 4th St. for reworking the temporary barrier rail. The westbound M.L. King Blvd. on ramp to northbound US-27 will be closed. The northbound off ramp to W. 4th St will be temporarily closed. Detours for these closures will be posted. RESTRICTIONS: I-124 (US-27)Northbound Exit 1C 4th St Off Ramp: No oversize/over dimensional loads; I-124 (US-27) Southbound Exit 1A-B Martin Luther King Blvd. Off Ramp: No oversized/over dimensional loads; I-124 (US-27) Southbound On Ramps from Martin Luther King Blvd.: No oversized/over dimensional loads Estimated project completion date is January 2020.
HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-75 northbound at MM 1.25: Shoulder closure trucks entering and exiting highway from right shoulder for maintenance activity on 05/09/19 from 8 AM to 4 PM.
HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-29 (US-27) both directions at LM 11.4: Region 2 Bridge Repair will be performing bridge maintenance on the SR-29/US-27 bridge over Falling Water Creek on Tuesday, 05/14/19, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-320 (E. BRAINERD RD.) in both directions from LM .01 to LM 4.09: Rolling lane & shoulder closures for utility work from Grays Drive to the intersection with Lee Hwy. Barrels, signage and flaggers will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of moving personnel and equipment as crew’s transition along SR-320 to Lee Hwy. Work will be from 05/13/19 through 05/17/19 between 9 AM to 3 PM.
HAMILTON COUNTY SR-111 Repair of bridge over SR-29 (US-27): During this report period, the contractor will have one lane closed in each direction of SR-111 while performing bridge repairs. The contractor will also be closing one lane in each direction on SR-29 as it passes under SR-111. One lane in each direction shall remain open at all times. Estimated project completion date is October 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY SR-148 (Scenic Highway) slide repair between LM 2.3 (Sanders Road) and LM 2.5 (Linear Lane): During this report period the contractor will have one lane closed while they perform stabilization operations to the slide area. One lane of traffic shall remain open at all times. Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY SR-58 Miscellaneous safety improvements at the intersection of SR-312 (Birchwood Pike) (LM 15.70): The contractor will be completing various safety improvements at the intersection of SR-58 & Birchwood Pike Monday thru Saturday between 5 AM and 6 PM. No southbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 5 AM and 9 AM. No northbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 3 PM and 6 PM. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
MCMINN COUNTY SR-30, Grading, drainage and paving on SR-30 from Jackson Street to east of Knight Road in Athens: All traffic has been shifted into its phase two configuration. This will involve traffic using the newly built east bound portion of SR-30. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction with turning lanes provided at critical intersections and business accesses. Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
MCMINN COUNTY I-75 Resurfacing from north of County Road 267 (MM 55) to the Monroe County line (MM 60): During this reporting period, the contractor will have one lane closed in either the Southbound or Northbound direction from MM 55 to MM 60. The contractor will be working Sunday night thru Thursday night from 7 PM to 6 AM. THP will be on site to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is August 2019.
MCMINN COUNTY SR-305 Resurfacing from west of US-11 (SR-2) (LM 2.86) to west of I-75 (LM 5.00): The contractor will have a lane closed with flaggers directing traffic as they work. Traveling public is advised to be aware of the flaggers on the project. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 Repair of bridge over Hiwassee River (LM 5.22): During this report period the contractor will have the roadway reduced to one lane controlled by temporary traffic signals. Additional flaggers will be on site as needed. Estimated project completion date is September 2019.
POLK COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-30 in both directions at LM 13.5: The road is currently reduced to one lane and controlled with temporary signals due to roadway settlement. TDOT geotechnical consultants are in the process of finalizing the permanent repair proposal.
POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) Repair of bridges over North Potato Creek (LM 26.93): During this reporting period, the contractor will be working to remove the existing bridge decks on both the eastbound and westbound bridges. SR-40 (US-64) is reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of this work. RESTRICTIONS: No loads wider than 12 ft. are allowed at LM 26.93 eastbound and westbound. Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64, US-74) Resurfacing from west of SR-30 (LM 9.8) to near Little Caney Creek Bridge (LM 13): During this reporting period, the contractor will have lane closures Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5:30 PM for resurfacing activities. Flaggers will be present in the work zone to provide traffic control. Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
POLK COUNTY US-64 (SR-40) Construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Branch and TOHA Old Line railroad (LM 24.85), including grading, drainage and paving: The contractor will have intermittent lane closures Monday to Friday between 8 AM and 5:30 PM to install rumble strip and mechanical grooving on the new bridge. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
RHEA COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-29/US-27 (1ST ST.) in both directions from LM 22.0 to LM 22.0: Region 2 Bridge Repair will be patching the concrete deck on the SR-29 bridge over SR-68 & SOU RR on Thursday, 05/09/19, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
RHEA COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-68 (WASSOM MEMORIAL HIGHWAY) in both directions at LM 5.5: The roadway is reduced to one lane and signalized 24/7 due to a roadway settlement.
RHEA COUNTY SR-30 Miscellaneous safety improvements from near SR-443 (LM 4.1) to Maple Creek Drive (LM 7.75): There will be shoulder closures and possible temporary lane closures to support the installation of signs, guardrail, etc. between Monday and Friday, 6 AM to 8 PM. Estimated project completion date is July 2019.
BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-101 Bridge repair over Bee Creek (LM 8.98): Work on this project is underway. For the safety of the traveling public, the bridge will be reduced to one 10 foot lane and controlled with temporary signals. RESTRICTIONS: 10 foot lane Estimated project completion date is September 2019.
COFFEE COUNTY I-24 Resurfacing from Bedford County (MM 96) to Noah Fork Creek (MM 101) including bridge deck repair: The contractor will continue the milling and paving process of the roadway surface each Sunday thru Thursday during the hours of 7 PM to 6 AM each night. There will be lane closures during all work processes. Motorists should use extreme caution. Law enforcement and safety personnel will be present. Estimated project completion date is August 2019.
COFFEE COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-2 (US-HWY. 41) in both directions at LM 0.51: Region 2 Bridge Repair will be repairing the sidewalk on SR-2 on Monday and Tuesday, 05/13/19 through 05/14/19, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
MARION COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-2 (US-HWY. 41) both directions at LM 25.6: Slide repair work has route reduced to one lane with traffic signals controlling alternating directions.
MARION COUNTY Utility Work on SR-27 (US-HWY. 72) in both directions from LM 4.67 to LM 7.52: A mobile lane closure for electrical work will take place along Hwy 27 between Hwy 41 @ East Valley Rd. Motorists should use caution and be aware of flaggers. Work will take place from 04/23/19 through 07/01/19 between 6 AM and 4 PM.
MARION COUNTY SR-156 over Running Water Creek (LM 25.58) Bridge rehabilitation: SR-156 is reduced to one 10 foot lane across Running Water Creek Bridge and controlled with a temporary traffic signal while the bridge is repaired. Please use caution when traveling through this area. RESTRICTIONS: 10 foot lane Estimated project completion date is October 2019.