West Tennessee Weekly Construction Auguts 30-September 6, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 2:13pm

BENTON COUNTY, I-40 Truck Climbing Lane
Wednesday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 6: There are no scheduled closures. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway in a construction zone.

*Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH.

BENTON COUNTY, SR-1 (US-70): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Huntingdon City limits to the Benton County line.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-1 (US-70): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Carroll County line to SR 391.

CROCKETT COUNTY, SR-20 (US-412): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Madison County Line to west of the SR 76 overpass.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the end of the Tennessee River Bridge to SR-69.

DYER COUNTY, SR-3: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 3/SR 211, overhead, to SR 77 ramp. Speed limit has been reduced to 60 MPH.

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.​
Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday September 7, 6:00 a. m.-8:00 a. m: There will be outside lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from MM 28.0 to MM 30.0 for placement of portable barrier rail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: Longitudinal Joint Repair​
Tuesday, September 5 through Thursday, September 7, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from Shelby County Line MM27 to Haywood County line MM43 for joint repair. Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-196: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Poplar Acres Road to SR 193. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-222: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 59 to Hebron Drive. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-57: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Fayette County line to Saulsbury Road. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

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-15 (US-64): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Crump City Limits to the beginning of the Tennessee River Bridge.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-114: A bridge repair project on the Clifton Bridge over the Tennessee River will result in lane shifts and narrowed lanes throughout the project.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 128 to the Tennessee River Bridge. Motorists should watch for flagmen.

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-I-40 from Mile Marker 46 to near Koko Road:
Tuesday, September 5 through Thursday, September 7, 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. (Exit 52) for milling and paving. Speed limit is 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 south of 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-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 201 to US 412 (SR 20).

LAKE COUNTY, SR-78: Construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee bridge on SR 78 over drainage ditch including grading, drainage, and paving will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, August 1 through November 30, 2018, a traffic signal system is being utilized. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 9’ lane restriction.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, SR-3
Thursday, August 31, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: HWY 51southbound outside lane will be CLOSED at LM 24.6 to allow for washout repair. * Tuesday, September 5 and Wednesday 6, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. will serve as backup dates. Weather Permitting.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-138: Construction of 2 concrete box bridges on SR 138 over Muddy Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, May 30 through Tuesday, October 31 a signal system will be utilized. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction. Sanderson Road will be closed to through traffic.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-5: Resurfacing work will cause possible lane closures, in both directions daily, from SR 15 to near New Salem Road.

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. The inside southbound lane on SR 3 is closed to all traffic for installation of barrier rail.
Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, June 13, SR 3 will have a lane shift in the north and southbound directions. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with a 11’ 6” lane restriction.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road
Wednesday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 6: I-40 speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH. There are lane shifts on I-40 east and westbound at Exit 20. Beginning December 5, 2014, there are transitions south and northbound on Canada Road.

SHELBY COUNTY I-40-Overhead Sign Structure on westbound I-40 near Exit 1A for Riverside Drive (L.M. 1.00 L&R)
 
Wednesday, August 23 through Saturday, September 30: There will be a shoulder closure on I-40 westbound between Exit 1A and Exit 1 to allow for construction of the sign support on the outside wall. *There will be no work from 12:00 noon on Friday, September 1st to 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 5th due to holiday restrictions. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 6, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be nightly lane closures on I-40 east and westbound for a short distance in the inside lanes to allow for construction of the sign support in the median wall. THP will assist with traffic control. *There will be no work from 12:00 noon on Friday, September 1st to 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 5th due to holiday restrictions. Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD:
Sunday, September 10, 12:00 a. m.-6:00 a. m.:
There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures and/or rolling road blocks for 20 minutes to allow for placement of the truss and placement of the signs. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY/CRITTENDEN COUNTY – Bridge Inspection on I-40 of the Hernando De Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River by Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)
Thursday, September 6 through Thursday, September 21: On I-40 at the Hernando De Soto Bridge there will be lane closures for the following various locations to allow for bridge inspection.

Thursday, September 6, 8:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:
I-40 westbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

LOOK AHEAD:
Monday, September 11 through Thursday, September 14, 8:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:

  • I-40 westbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14, 9:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m.:

  • I-40 eastbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

Monday, September 18 and Thursday, September 21, 9:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m.:

  • I-40 eastbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

SHELBY COUNTY–Washout Repair
Thursday, August 31, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: I-55 southbound outside lane will be CLOSED starting at MM 9.8 (Mallory Ave.) to MM 10.00 (South Parkway). * Friday, September 1, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. will serve as a backup date. 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-1:
Tuesday, September 5, through Thursday, September 7, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 1 east and westbound from near Wolf River to Stage Road. (MM 12.22 to MM 16.78) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

LOOK AHEAD:
Sunday, September 10, through Thursday, September 14, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.:
There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 1 east and westbound from near Wolf River to Stage Road. (MM 12.22 to MM 16.78) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

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-175–Resurfacing on SR 175 from near Elvis Presley Blvd (LM 4.67) to Swinnea (LM 8.24)
Tuesday, September 5, through Thursday, September 7, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: Resurfacing work will cause INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 175 east and westbound (LM 4.67 to LM 8.24) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

LOOK AHEAD:
Sunday, September 10, through Thursday, September 14, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m
: Resurfacing work will cause INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 175 east and westbound (LM 4.67 to LM 8.24) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385 Infrared Asphalt Repair
Tuesday, September 5 through Friday, September 8, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on SR 385 westbound between LM 6.5 (Forest Hill Irene Rd.) to LM 10.5 (Byhalia Rd.) to allow for asphalt repair. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, US 64 (US 70, SR-1): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Wolf River to SR 15 (Stage Road). Motorist should watch for flagmen.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 6 (excluding Friday through Monday), 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to repair pavement on an as needed basis.

TDOT REGION 4: On-Call Pavement Markings:
Tuesday, September 5 through Sunday, September 10, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures at the following locations on I-40 east and westbound for the retracing of spray thermoplastic pavement markings. There will be a “rolling lane closure” in effect for this work.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Madison County (MM 67.19-MM 95.14), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Henderson County (MM 101.00-MM 119.78), one lane will remain open.

TDOT District 47 & 48 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier
Wednesday, August 30 and Thursday, August 31, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures at the following various locations to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Haywood County, east and westbound (MM 45.40). One lane will remain open.
  • I-40 Decatur County, east and westbound (MM 121.90). One lane will remain open.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier
 
Wednesday, August 30, through Tuesday, September 5, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures at the following various locations for repairs to damaged guardrail. If weather prohibits, the repairs will be performed on the next available night. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting. 

Wednesday, August 30, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:

  • I-55 northbound, MM 2.4 – MM 5.2 at various locations; One lane is CLOSED; Two lanes will remain open.
  • SR 385 westbound, MM 3.25; One lane is CLOSED; Two lanes will remain open.

Thursday, August 31, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:

  • I-40 westbound, MM 11A.5, EXIT 12A to Summer Ave (SR 1); One ramp lane CLOSED; One ramp lane will remain open.
  • SR 3 southbound, MM 16.45; One lane is CLOSED; One lane will remain open.
  • SR 1 eastbound, MM 26.95; One lane is CLOSED; One lane will remain open.

Tuesday, September 5, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:

  • I-240 eastbound, MM 16.35; One lane is CLOSED; Two lanes will remain open.
  • I-240 eastbound, MM 21.95; One lane is CLOSED; Two lanes will remain open.
  • I-240 eastbound, MM 22.0 – MM 21.80, EXIT 21 “OFF” ramp to SR 4 (Lamar); One ramp lane is CLOSED; One ramp lane will remain open.

TIPTON COUNTY, SR-179: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures, in both directions daily, from SR 54 to SR 14.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-43 (US 45E): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures, in both directions daily, from the Gibson County line to Old US 45E.

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