Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for October 5-11, 2017

Friday, October 06, 2017 | 7:56am

ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 129: Motorists should be alert lane closures, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential long delays and use extreme caution through this area.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 underneath I-75 at Exit 129: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures in this area as crews perform overhead bridge repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 between Cumberland and East Street:: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures at various times through this utility replacement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129 at Louisville Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, lane shifts and narrowed lanes through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 Wears Valley Road between Hembree Hollow Road and the Sevier County Line: Through Friday, October 6, 2017, motorists should be alert for lane closures with flag persons directing traffic between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as crews perform slope excavation in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, narrowed lanes and closed shoulders through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 159.5: On Monday, October 9, 2017 and Tuesday, October 10, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform bridge repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 South between the Kentucky State Line and Mile Marker 160: On Saturday, October 7, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closure between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. as crews perform roadway testing.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 9/US 25 between West Davis Street and the Kentucky State Line: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 near East Paul Lane: SR 297 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  This reduction will remain in place around the clock.  Motorists should be alert for this new condition, be prepared to stop, and use extreme in this area.

COCKE COUNTY, SR 32 between Trail Hollow Road and SR 73: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

COCKE COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River: The Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River between Hartford Road and SR 32 is reduced to one lane (11 foot width) around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic at various times while crews offload construction materials.  Traffic in excess of 11 feet in width should use alternate routes.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017.

COCKE COUNTY, SR 339 between SR 32 and the Sevier County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

GRAINGER COUNTY, SR 131 between US 25 and the Hancock County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures controlled by flaggers between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and use extreme caution as crews perform sign and guardrail work through this area. 

GREENE COUNTY, I-81 South near Mile Markers 33.5; 32.2; 23.8 and 20.2: On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, I-81 South near Mile Marker 41.3: On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 93 between SR 34 and SR 351: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews complete this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 172 between Spear Dykes Road and N. Wesley Chapel Road: SR 172 in this area is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 351 between SR 107 and SR 34: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews complete this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 34 between Walters Drive and SR 32: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures through this project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect possible rolling roadblocks and short duration traffic stops as crews perform bridge construction. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 South near Sugar Hollow Road: SR 160 South is reduced to one lane in this area as crews construct ramps.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing conditions and use extreme caution through this construction project. 

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 474 between SR 160 and Veteran’s Parkway: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns; workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

HAWKINS COUNTY, SR 347 between Goshen Valley Road and the Sullivan County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, US 11E between SR 92 and Odyssey Drive: Through Friday, October 6, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews perform sidewalk construction.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution through this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 92 Bridge across French Broad River in Dandridge: Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns as traffic has been shifted onto the new bridge. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this bridge construction project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-92-bridge-replacement

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 341 between I-81 and SR 66:  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

JOHNSON COUNTY, US 421/SR34 between the Sullivan County Line and SR 91: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures through this resurfacing and bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 114: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and/or brief rolling roadblocks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and/or nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 East Ramp to Western Avenue (Exit 1): On Thursday, October 5, 2017, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform concrete repairs.  Lane closures will be present around the clock on this ramp beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 through 6 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 as concrete repairs continue.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, temporary stop conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West between Mile Markers 7.5 and 5: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, closed shoulders, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this construction project.

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Maloney Road and Woodson Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and brief rolling roadblocks at various times through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduce speed and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-115-alcoa-highway-maloney-to-woodson

KNOX COUNTY, SR 1 Kingston Pike between Morrell Road and Newcom Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Western Ave.) Ramp to I-640 East: On Thursday, October 5, 2017, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform concrete repairs.  Lane closures will be present around the clock on this ramp beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 through 6 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 as concrete repairs continue.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, temporary stop conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Oak Ridge Hwy. /Western Ave.) between Schaad Road and I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures throughout this widening project.  Motorists traveling in this area should be alert for workers and equipment present and be alert for changing traffic conditions and use caution through this area. For updated project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-62-western-ave-schaad-rd-to-copper-kettle

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 Western Avenue between Texas Avenue and Major Avenue: Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns through this construction project. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times as crews move equipment. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-62-western-ave-texas-to-major

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Broadway at I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on Broadway underneath I-640 to occur between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning as crews perform bridge work. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts in this area. Motorists should use caution and be alert for workers and equipment present through this interchange improvement project.  For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/i-640-interchange-at-north-broadway

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County Line:  Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work continues through this widening project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 131 Emory Road Bridge over Kerns Branch near Beeler Road in Harbison Crossroads: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, lane shifts and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 169 Middlebrook Pike at Weisgarber: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work in this area. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes and use extreme caution through this intersection improvement project.

LOUDON COUNTY, SR 1 near Wheeler Drive and Dixie Lee Junction: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work is performed through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, traffic shifts and use extreme caution in this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/state-route-1-dixie-lee-junction

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts at various times through this project. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-73-fort-loudoun-dam

MONROE COUNTY, SR 33 between Stinnett Ridge Road and King Road: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

MONROE COUNTY, SR 68 between I-75 and Bridge over Southern Railroad: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

MORGAN COUNTY, SR 29 between Old Highway 27 and Cumberland Mountain Circle Road: SR 29 is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017.

MORGAN COUNTY, SR 299 between Cumberland County Line and SR 328: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.  through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

MORGAN/ROANE COUNTY, US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61:  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns, closed shoulders and possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times throughout this construction project. Motorists should be alert for reduced speeds and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-26 West near Mile Markers 8.6: On Monday, October 9, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-26 West near Mile Markers 6.2: On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North between Mile Markers 59 and 63: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work through this truck climbing lane construction project.  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, reduced speed limits, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 357 over SR 75: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on SR 357 and SR 75 during daylight and nighttime hours through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

UNICOI/WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 81 between Roy Lane Road and Canah Hollow Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 West near Mile Markers 13.1: On Monday, October 9, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 West near Mile Markers 20.3: On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East at SR 67 (Exit 24): Motorists should be alert for construction activity, lane shifts, possible lane closures and changing conditions around the exit and entrance ramps and use extreme caution through this construction project.

WASHINGTON/UNICOI COUNTY, SR 36 between Willis Cove Road and Landis Lane: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 67 between South Roan Street and Milligan Highway: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures in this area as crews perform ramp work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 353 between SR 107 and SR 81: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, US 321/SR 34 Bridge over Limestone Creek neat Log Mile 1.75: US 321/SR 34 is reduced to one lane in each direction through this bridge replacement project.  The southbound traffic has been shifted onto the northbound side.  These lane closures and lane shifts will remain in place around the clock during construction.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, lane shifts, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this area.

 

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