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West Tennessee Weekly Construction March 15-22, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 12:52pm

BENTON COUNTY - I-40 Truck Climbing Lane
Wednesday, March 15 through Wednesday March 22: There are no scheduled closures.

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.

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 (LM 1.38-LM 2.35).

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-15 (US-64); Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the 5 lane section to near Tomlin Road.

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​
Tuesday, May 31 through May 31, 2017, 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, 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 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

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.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-21: Bridge Repair project on SR 21 over Reelfoot Spillway will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: On Tuesday, July 19, through Tuesday, May 16, 2017, a signal system is being utilized. Traffic is reduced to one 9’ 9” lane in each direction.

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.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-18: Construction of a concrete box bridge on SR 18 over Meridian Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. A temporary signal will be utilized.
Restrictions: 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. Beginning Friday April 15, 2016 through Sunday, May 31, 2017: There will be lane a closure on State Route 197, just east of Beech Bluff Rd. over branch.

Restrictions: Beginning Monday October 24, 2016 through Wednesday, May 31, 2017: Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction with a 10’ lane restriction. A signal system is being utilized.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-117: Bridge Repair project on SR 117 over Snake Creek.
Beginning Tuesday, June 14, a signal system is being utilized. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Watch for flagmen.
Restrictions: Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction. A signal system is being utilized.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69: Grading, drainage, construction of eight bridges on future I-69 from 0.2 mile south of US 51 (SR 3) to 0.2 mile south of US 45W (SR 5). Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 (SR 3) portion of the project.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road
Wednesday, March 15, 8:00 p. m.–2:00 a. m.: CLOSE the right lane on I-40 westbound at Canada Rd. (MM 20.0) to allow for placement of bridge drainage.  Weather Permitting.

*Thursday, March 16, 8:00 p. m. – 4:00 a. m. will serve as a backup date.

Wednesday, March 15 through Wednesday, March 22: 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.

SHELBY COUNTY-I-40 and I-240 Washout Repair
Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, 9:00 a. m-3:00 p. m.: The “On” ramp from Airways Blvd. to I-240 eastbound and the “On” ramp from Warford Ave. to I-40 westbound will have INTERMITTENT delays during the day for trucks entering and exiting the site for dumping rock to allow for washout repair.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY-SR 385 Washout Repair
Sunday, March 19 and Monday, March 20, 9:00 a. m-3:00 p. m.: The “Off” ramp from SR-385 westbound to Winchester westbound will have INTERMITTENT delays during the day for trucks entering and exiting the site for dumping rock to allow for washout repair.  Weather Permitting.

*Tuesday, March 21, 9AM–3PM will serve as a backup date.

SHELBY COUNTY Structural Arch Inspection on I-40 of the Hernando De Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River
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Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 12: The I-40 east and westbound outside lanes and shoulders will be CLOSED to provide a staging area for vehicles and equipment, as well as access for the man lift. I-40 Westbound lanes will be CLOSED Monday through Friday, 12PM–4PM, and on Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m. Eastbound lanes will be CLOSED (as needed) Monday through Friday, 9:00 a. m.–6:00 p. m. and on Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.

SHELBY COUNTY - Bridge Repair on I-40 over the Mississippi River
 
Thursday, March 16, 10:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: CLOSE the outside lane of I-40 eastbound from approximately 1,000 feet west of the arch spans to a point immediately beyond the first pier of the arch spans, to allow for bridge inspection.

SHELBY COUNTY, Intersection of I-240 and Airways Blvd

Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures on I-240 westbound between MM 22.6 and MM 24.2 for soil test borings.

SHELBY COUNTY I-55 – Removal of Union Pacific RR Bridge over I-55

Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30 10:00 pm – 5:00 am EACH NIGHT
Intermittent lane closures of I-55 north and southbound to allow workers to safely prepare for the weekend bridge removal.

Friday, March 31 at 7:00 pm through Monday, April 3 at 6:00 am
I-55 will be CLOSED to through traffic to allow removal of overhead bridge. I-55 southbound traffic will follow the detour starting at the I-40/I-55 juncture in West Memphis Arkansas. I-55 northbound traffic will follow the detour starting at the junction of I-55 and I-240. Local access (non-through traffic)

Southbound local traffic will have access to West McLemore Avenue/Presidents Island (Exit 11). Northbound local traffic will have access to South Parkway West (Exit 10). *A detour will be posted for through traffic. This work is weather dependent.

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. Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH. As of May 13, 2015, Egypt-Central Road and Momosa Road have been CLOSED to thru traffic.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385:
Saturday, March 18, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-240 west and eastbound under SR-385. The I-240 westbound “Off” ramp to Mt. Moriah Rd. will also be CLOSED during this time period to allow for the removal and repair of the parapet wall in the area above traffic.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, March 15 through Wednesday, March 22, 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.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail Repair

Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, 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, Madison County, east & westbound (MM 67.19 to MM 95.14), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Henderson County, east & westbound (MM 95.14 to MM 119.78), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Carroll County, east & westbound, (MM 119.78 to MM 120.44), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Decatur County, east & westbound (MM 120.44 to MM 126.12), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Benton County, east & westbound (MM 126.12 to MM 134.90), one lane will remain open.

Sunday, March 19 through Thursday, March 23, 8PM-6AM: 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, Shelby County, east & westbound (MM 1.0 to MM 32.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-240, Shelby County, east & westbound, southbound & northbound (MM 1.0 to MM 30.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-55, Shelby County, north & southbound (MM 0.0 to MM 12.0), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-385, Shelby County, north & southbound, east & westbound (MM 2.0 to MM 49.0), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4 On-Call Concrete Pavement Repair
Monday, March 13 through Thursday, March 16, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be a temporary lane closure on I-40 east and westbound between MM 3.4 to MM 2.4 for concrete repair.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Friday, March 17, 8:00 p. m. through Monday, March 20, 6:00 a. m.: There will be a temporary lane closure on I-40 east and westbound between MM 3.4 to MM 2.8, then MM 2.6 to MM 2.4 for concrete repair.  One lane will remain open. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be a temporary lane closure on I-40 east and westbound between MM 3.4 to MM 2.4 for concrete repair.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

TDOT REGION 4 Retracing of pavement markings with spray thermoplastic  Wednesday, March 15 through Wednesday, March 22: There are no scheduled closures.

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