TDOT road construction projects update
Crews and contractors for the Tennessee Department of Transportation continue their work on the road improvement projects around the region. Here's the current list with their status and projected completion dates.
BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-101 Bridge repair over Bee Creek (LM 8.98): Work on this project is complete and the road is open to traffic. The contractor will be on-site removing equipment and cleaning up the site. Occasionally the road will be reduced to one lane controlled by a flagging operation while equipment is being removed. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-28 Slope stabilization in Bledsoe County near LM 28.8: The contractor is working on SR-28 north from mile marker 28.7 to 28.9. The roadway will be reduced to one lane controlled by a traffic signal. Large trucks heading South on SR-28, down the mountain should use extreme caution. Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
BLEDSOE AND SEQUATCHIE COUNTY SR-8 (US-127) from SR-28 (LM 14.9) to SR-111 then SR-28 (US-127) to south of Old York Hwy North (LM 7.9), SR-8 (US-127) from SR-28 (US-127)(LM 14.9) to SR-111 (LM 17.6), and SR-30 from SR-28 (US-127)(LM 10.3) to near Cherokee Ridge Road (LM 13.3) resurfacing: During construction, motorists are encouraged to use caution and watch for construction equipment and personnel in the roadway. The contractor will be working on the sidewalks through the downtown area. Pedestrians are encouraged to use caution when walking in the area and avoid the areas of construction if at all possible. Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
COFFEE COUNTY Utility Work on SR-55 (WILSON AVE.) southbound from LM 1.13 to LM 1.95: A single lane closure for sidewalk repair work will take place along Wilson Avenue near Circle Drive. Signage and barrels are present. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution through the work zone. Estimated completion date is 11/04/19 between 9 am and 3 pm.
COFFEE COUNTY SR-2 (US-41) Resurfacing from SR-127 (LM 22.3) to the Grundy County line (LM 29.7): This project is substantially complete and awaiting final Inspection at this time. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
COFFEE COUNTY SR-2 (US-41) Resurfacing from the Rutherford County Line (LM 0.0) to east of Country Club Drive (LM 12.6): Construction signs are installed and covered pending work start date. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
FRANKLIN COUNTY TDOT Bridge Maintenance on SR-15 (DAVID CROCKETT HWY.) northbound at LM 13.8: TDOT Bridge Maintenance forces will be repairing the bridge rail on SR-15 at LM 13.75 on Tuesday, November 5 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.
FRANKLIN COUNTY Utility Work on SR-130 (OLD TULLAHOMA RD.) northbound from LM 12.87 to LM 13.19: A single lane closure will occur along Phillip-Fulmer Parkway between North High Street and Old Estill Springs Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be aware of the mobile work zone as crews’ transition along the route. Work hours will be between 9 am and 3 pm with an estimated completion date of 11/06/19.
FRANKLIN COUNTY SR-16 (US-41A) Resurfacing from the Coffee County line (LM 0.0) to north of UTSI Road (LM 4.4): The contractor will continue the paving process Mondays thru Saturdays from 7AM - 6PM. The road will be at times reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware of construction personnel in the work zone and equipment that will be entering/exiting the roadway. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
GRUNDY COUNTY I-24 (MM 127) the Repair of the SR-50 Bridge over I-24: Progress work will continue for this project Monday thru Friday from 6AM until 7PM daily. Currently, all travel lanes are open on SR-50. Possible intermittent lane closures will occur to support final work. Motorists are encouraged to use caution and be alert to construction personnel and equipment. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
GRUNDY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-108 (HWY. 108) in both directions from LM 4.3 to LM 5.8: Intermittent lane closures will occur as crews transition the work zone between Fish Branch Road and Mt Olive Rd. Signage and flaggers will be present. Motorists are encouraged to use caution. Work will take place between 9 am and 3 pm, with an estimated completion date of 11/15/19.
GRUNDY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-56 (US-41) in both directions from LM 4.7 to LM 5.08: Intermittent lane closures will occur as crews transition the work zone between 3rd Street and Oak Street. Motorists should use caution as flaggers and signage will be present between 9 am - 3 pm. Estimated completion date is 11/15/19.
MARION COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-24 westbound from MM 144 to MM 143: Lane number one (fast lane) will be closed for pothole repairs from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM on Thursday Oct. 31. Traffic control measures will be in place.
MARION COUNTY SR-2 (US-41) Resurfacing from Ladds Cove Road (LM 1.5) to west of Nelson Lane (LM 10.9): The project is complete; the contractor is working on the project cleanup. If the contractor is present, the road will be reduced to one lane controlled by a flagging operation. Please use caution when traveling through the area. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
MARION COUNTY SR-2 (US-64, US-72, US-41) Emergency slope stabilization between LM 25.20 and LM 26.40: Work continues on this project. The contractor will continue to maintain one lane open to traffic with the restrictions of all wide loads. At this time, traffic signals are installed and will remain in place until the project is complete. Motorists are encouraged to use caution and be alert to construction personnel and equipment. RESTRICTIONS: The restriction of all wide loads will remain in place until project is complete.
WARREN COUNTY SR-288 Construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Collins River (LM 4.97), including grading, drainage and paving: The Bridge is currently reduced to one 10.5-foot lane to allow the contractor to construct the new bridge. While the bridge is down to one lane, traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal. Motorists should expect periodic delays and use caution in the work zone. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: The following lane closures will occur Sunday nights through Thursday nights between 9 PM and 6 AM: single to triple left or right lane closure on I-75 NB at state line (at least one lane of traffic will be maintained during multi-lane closures), single left lane closure I-75 NB MM 2, single left or right lane closure I-75 SB MM 3, single left or right lane closure I-75 SB MM 1, single left or right lane closure I-24 EB MM 185. Additionally, shoulders may be closed at various locations between 9 AM and 3 PM for access to the median and roadside areas. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange.
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 eastbound and westbound M. L. King Boulevard. The speed limit for the access ramp is 35 MPH. In addition, 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. RESTRICTIONS: I-124 (US-27)Northbound Exit 1C 4th St Off-Ramp: No oversize/over-dimensional loads; I-124 (US-27)Southbound Exit 1C 4th St Of Ramp: On 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.
HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-153 (STATE HWY. 153) in both directions from LM 8 to LM 12.40: Intermittent lane closures as crews transition from near Boy Scout Road to Dupont Parkway for overhead utility work. Signage and flaggers will be present. Motorists should reduce speed and be aware of equipment and personnel. Short delays may occur during the hours of 9 am to 2 pm, 10/28/19 - 11/6/19.
HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-8 (CHEROKEE BLVD.) both directions from LM 10.4 to LM 10.6: Single-lane closures will occur in both the northbound and southbound directions between Minor Street and Spring Street. Arrow boards, barrels and signage will be present. Motorists should seek an alternate route for West Manning Street/Harper Street. This project has an estimated completion date of 11/13/19.
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 will remain open at all times. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be present to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY SR-153 Resurfacing from north of Shallowford Road (LM 2.6) to north of SR-58 (LM 4.8), including bridge deck repair: Construction operations will continue Sunday through Thursday during this reporting period. All work will take place between 8 PM and 6 AM and could involve double lane closures in either the NB or SB direction. At least one lane will remain open in each direction during the construction activity. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
HAMILTON COUNTY SR-58 Resurfacing from the Georgia State line (LM 0) to SR-17 (LM 2.2): The guardrail repair will occur Monday - Friday between 9 AM and 3 PM supported by a flagging operation. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
MCMINN COUNTY SR-30, Grading, drainage and paving on SR-30 from Jackson Street to east of Knight Road in Athens: Traffic along SR-30 is in its phase two configuration with all traffic on the former eastbound side, providing one lane in each direction plus turning lanes at critical intersections and businesses. The intersection of SR-39/SR-30 has changed to a different configuration. The traveling public should be alert Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
MCMINN COUNTY SR-39 Resurfacing from South Jackson Street (LM 9.4) to east of Old Athens Englewood Road (LM 12.3): During this reporting period the contractor will have intermittent lane closures on SR-39 from LM 9.4 to LM 12.3 between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM for resurfacing operations, the installation of permanent striping, and the installation of snowplowable pavement markers. Flaggers will be present in the work zone to assist with traffic control. Motorists are advised to use caution and reduce speed in the work zone. Estimated project completion date is November 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 November 2019.
POLK COUNTY Slope Stabilization 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 a roadway settlement. The contractor has begun work on the slope failures.