West Tennessee Weekly Construction May 10-17, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 1:16pm

BENTON COUNTY, I-40 Truck Climbing Lane
Wednesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 17: There are no scheduled closures. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway in a construction zone.
*Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

BENTON COUNTY, SR-69 (US-641): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Decatur County line to near James Walker Road.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-1 (US-70): Bridge repair project on SR 1 over overflow LM 31.17.
Tuesday, April 25 through Tuesday, October 31, 2017, a signal system is being utilized. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Watch for flagmen
Restrictions: On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a signal system was put into place. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424: Construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge on SR 424 over Roan Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways. Restrictions: Beginning Thursday, January 19, 2017, a signal system was put into place. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with a 10’ lane restriction.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-436: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from near the north end of the Old Obion River bed bridge to SR 76.

DYER COUNTY, SR-104: Miscellaneous safety improvements on SR 104 from SR 181 (Great River Road) to SR 182 (Lenox-Nauvoo Road) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: The grading, drainage, construction of a concrete bulb-tee bridge and paving on I-40 at the SR 196 (Hickory Withe Road) interchange. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-15 (US-64); Bridge Repair project on SR 15 over Howell Creek will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-100: Bridge Repair project on SR 100 over overflow A signal system is being utilized. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Watch for flagmen.

Restrictions: On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 through May 31, 2017, a signal system was put into place. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-15 (US-64): A widening project on SR 15 from Firetower Road to west of Bigbee Branch. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-128: A widening project on SR 128 from South of Opel Loop to US-64 (SR 15) in Savannah will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-Bridge over I-40 at Hawkins Lane: Bridge Repair project over I-40 at Hawkins Lane will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-Bridge over I-40 at SR-19 (Exit 60): Bridge Repair project at log mile 16.62 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-I-40 from Mile Marker 46 (LM 2.86) to near Koko Road (LM 8.36):

Sunday, May 14 through Thursday, May 18, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from MM 46 to Koko Rd for removal of snow plowable markers, milling, and paving. *Speed limit has been reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-SR-19 (Brownsville Bypass): A widening project on SR 19 from west of Windrow Road to SR 76 south of Brownsville will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HAYWOOD COUNTY–SR-76: Construction of a concrete bulb tee beam bridge over the Hatchie River – Wednesday, May 3, 2017 SR 76 will CLOSE at log mile 8.98 (approx. 1 mile from the I-40/Exit 56 interchange) for removal of the truss bridge.
 
*Local traffic will have access up to the bridge. An interstate detour will be posted at Exit 56 and Exit 52 (Stanton/KoKo Road).

HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-201:
Thursday, May 11, 7:00 a. m. through Friday, May 12, 6:00 p. m.:
SR 201 between LM 5.00-LM 6.00, will be closed. Maintenance crews will be replacing a cross drain. A detour will be posted.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-21: Bridge Repair project on SR 21 over Reelfoot Lake Spillway. Both lanes are open to traffic. A traffic signal system is no longer being utilized to control the flow of traffic. Temporary lane closures are possible throughout the duration of the project May 16, 2017.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-21:  The construction of a concrete I-Beam bridge on SR 21 over Branch Creek, including grading, drainage, and paving.  Beginning Monday, September 12, 2016, SR 21 was closed to thru traffic until approximately September 30, 2017. Detour route posted.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-78: The construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee bridge on SR 78 over drainage ditch LM 16.51 including grading, drainage, and paving will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

LAUDERDALE, SR-3: Resurfacing will cause possible lane closures from SR 19 (Lake Drive) to near New Wilson Road.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-18: Construction of a concrete box bridge on SR 18 over Meridian Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: June 8, 2016 through May 31, 2017, a temporary signal system will be utilized to control traffic.  Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-197: Construction of 2 concrete I-beam bridges, grading, drainage and paving at LM 8.56 and 8.66. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Watch for flagmen.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-117: Bridge Repair project on SR 117 over Snake Creek at LM 4.73. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.  Watch for flagmen.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69: Grading, drainage, construction of eight bridges on future I-69 from south of US 51 (SR 3) to south of US 45W (SR 5) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

*Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 (SR 3) portion of the project.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40/I-240 interchange from I-240 north of Walnut Grove Road to north of Covington Pike including 0.3 mile west of the interchange to Sycamore View at I-40

Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11, 9:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with three (3) lanes to remain open on I-40 westbound extending west of Sycamore View Interchange to west of the Wolf River Bridge. THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road

Wednesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 17: I-40 speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH.  There are lane shifts on I-40 east and westbound.  Beginning December 5, 2014, there are transitions south and northbound on Canada Road.

Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a. m.: The I-40 westbound exit ramp to Canada Rd. (MM-20.0) will be CLOSED for permanent ramp reconstruction. Detour route to be posted. 

LOOK AHEAD:

Tuesday, May 23, 10:00 p. m.-4:00 a. m.: I-40 eastbound lanes will be CLOSED and detoured up and over Canada Road via the ramps for removing and shifting barrier rails.

*Wednesday, May 24, will serve as a backup date.

Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 9:00 p. m.-4:00 a. m.: I-40 westbound traffic will have alternating lane closures for removing and shifting barrier rails.

* Friday, May 26, will serve as a backup date.

SHELBY COUNTYPothole Repair

Thursday, May 11, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures with a rolling road block on I-40 westbound (MM 2.0 to MM 5.0) to allow for asphalt repairs.  *Friday, May 12, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. will serve as backup dates.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge Over the Wolf River (LM 9.42)

Friday, May 12, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, May 15, 6:00 a.m.: There will be lane closures with two lanes to remain open on I-40 westbound (MM-9.42) to allow for repairs to the expansion joint. Speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.  

*Ramp from southbound Old Austin Peay Highway to southbound SR-14 will be closed.  A detour will be provided. 

LOOK AHEAD:

Friday, May 19, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, May 22, 6:00 a.m.: There will be lanes closures with two lanes to remain open on I-40 westbound (MM-9.42) to allow for repairs to the expansion joint.  Speed limit will be reduced to 55 MPH.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.  

*Ramp from southbound Old Austin Peay Highway to southbound SR-14 will be closed.  A detour will be provided. 

SHELBY COUNTY, Brush Removal

Thursday, May 11, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: I-55 northbound outside lane (MM 11.4) will be CLOSED for brush removal. Two lanes will remain open. *Friday, May 12, 9AM-3PM will serve as a backup date.   Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 intersection with Airways Blvd.

Monday, May 15 through Friday, May 19, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures on I-240 east and westbound between MM 22.6 and MM 24.2 for soil test borings.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55 from near Horn Lake Road (LM 8.00 L&R) to McLemore Road (LM 11.00 L&R)

Beginning Sunday, May 14 through August 31, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: Each week, Sundays through Thursdays there will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on I-55 north and southbound (MM 8.00 to MM 11.00) to allow for resurfacing.

*Speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1: Construction of a welded steel plate girder bridge on SR 1 over the Loosahatchie River will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14 (Austin Peay Hwy): Construction on SR 14 for a widening project from

SR 204 (Singleton Parkway) to east of Old Covington Pike. Shoulders are closed north and southbound. There will be possible temporary lane closures throughout the project.

On April 21, 2017, Old Covington Pike East access to/from SR 14 was permanently CLOSED.

*Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385 over I-240: Bridge Repair project will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Wednesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 17: There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 17, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to patch potholes on an as needed basis. Weather Permitting.

Region 4 On-Call Concrete/Pavement Repair  Wednesday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 17: There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail Repair
Each week Sundays through Thursdays from 8:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m. each night there will be lane closures at various locations to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control.​ Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Shelby County, east & westbound between mile marker 1 and 32.
  • I-240, Shelby County, east & westbound, south & northbound between mile marker 1 and 30.
  • I-55, Shelby County, north & southbound between mile marker 0 and 12.
  • SR-385, Shelby County, north & southbound, east and westbound between mile marker 2 and 49.

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