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Lane Closures on Interstate 240 in Shelby County

Friday, March 25, 2011 | 07:58am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Motorists traveling through Shelby County will begin to see construction activity and lane closures on Interstate 240 as a widening project gets underway.
Sunday, March 27 through Thursday, March 31 each night from 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m., construction crews will have one lane closed on I-240 East in order to begin installing concrete barrier rail. 
Future lane closures for this project will also be conducted during the night time hours and weekends.
For more information on TDOT construction project activity, visit or dial 5-1-1 from any land line or cell phone. Travelers can also follow us on Twitter at for statewide travel information or for traffic information in the Memphis area. Motorists are reminded to use all motorist information tools responsibly. Drivers should refrain from texting, tweeting or using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle. TDOT advises drivers to “Know before you go!” by checking traffic conditions before leaving for their destination.


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