West Tennessee Construction Report April 27-May 4, 2011
Thursday, April 28, 2011 | 03:40am
CARROLL COUNTY, SR-436 State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is CLOSED for a bridge replacement project. A detour route is posted.
CARROLL COUNTY, SR1 (US70) Bridge rehabilitation and repair at log mile 11.02, 13.08, and 14.43 will result in lane closures each day. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal with an 11 foot lane restriction
DECATUR COUNTY, US 412 (SR 20) Widening Project: Motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures each day along US412 (State Route 20) from near the Henderson County line to Bear Creek Rd. as crews work to widen the road.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: There will be temporary lane closures each day for excavation, with flagmen present. Watch for haul trucks entering roadway. One lane traffic with flagmen.
DYER COUNTY, I-155: Resurfacing and bridge repair should alert motorist for lanes closures.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, 7:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m.: There will be one northbound and one southbound lane closed.
DYER COUNTY, State Route 211: Bridge repair work on State Route 211 at log mile 6.04 will cause a reduction in lanes from two to one lane every day. Northbound lanes for Phase 1 construction are closed and a temporary traffic signal is in place.
FAYETTE COUNTY, 6 Bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 57 and State Route 15 and will cause a reduction in lanes from two to one every day due to the use of temporary signals.
FAYETTE COUNTY, 4 bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 15 (US64) and State Route 59 and will cause a reduction in lanes from two to one every day due to the use of temporary signals
GIBSON COUNTY, SR-76: (Recovery Act Project) A widening project from State Route 43 to the Carroll County line will result in temporary lane closures each day. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4: Survey workers are present from the beginning of the project to the end. Temporary lane closures for utilities crossing the highway. Grading work will continue along the project. Traffic has been shifted to the south side of the project from the intersection of state route 43 to the Gibson / Carroll County line.
GIBSON COUNTY, SR-186: A 6 bridge replacement project over Hog Creek at Log Mile 6.48, Parker Branch at Log Mile 11.87, and Branches Log Mile 9.62, 12.01, 12.77, and 13.77. Motorists are advised to travel with caution. Traffic will be controlled with a temporary traffic signal.
HARDEMAN COUNTY SR57: Construction of 3 bridges over Big Muddy Creek at log mile 20.38, 20.29, and 20.64. Bridge replacement construction will result in narrowed lanes daily.
HARDEMAN COUNTY SR15: Between East of Margin Street to near Hornsby Loop Road a widening project will result in a lane shift during the week. Utility work is occurring off the shoulder.
HARDIN COUNTY, SR-15: construction of 4-lane highway from near Savannah to Firetower Road. Motorists should use caution and watch for construction equipment entering and leaving roadway in this area.
Wednesday April 20 & Thursday April 21, Construction work will cause temporary lane closures daily. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.
Monday April 25 through Wednesday April 27, Construction work will cause temporary lane closures daily. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.
HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR-1 (US70): Bridge repair on 4 bridges will result in lane closures each day over Overflow at Log Mile 5.58, Log Mile 5.92, Log Mile 6.27 and over Muddy Creek at Log Mile 6.37. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal with a width restriction of 11'3".
HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR-1 (US70): Bridge repair will result in lane closures each day on 6 bridges over Overflow Hatchie River at Log Mile 7.23, 7.65, 8.15, 8.40, 8.84 and 9.10. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal. The roadway is reduced to one 11'3” with a temporary signal.
HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR-76 Bridge Replacement: Bridge replacement/repair project at log miles 22.99 and 23.98 will result in lane closures each day. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal.
HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR179: A bridge replacement on State Route 179 at the Haywood – Hardeman County Line will result in lane closures every day. Traffic is being controlled by a temporary traffic signal.
HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-20: construction of 4-lane highway from Madison County line to west of Crucifer Road. Watch for construction equipment entering and leaving roadway.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, The widening project will cause temporary lane closures every day at various locations throughout the project.
HENDERSON COUNTY: A widening project between, State Route 104 and Decatur County Line will result in temporary lane closures every day. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.
LAKE COUNTY, SR-21 Bridge Construction: Construction of a bridge over the Reelfoot Spillway. Traffic has now been shifted back to the main road.
MADISON COUNTY, US 412 (SR 20) Widening: Widening project between Interstate 40 and Miller Avenue will temporarily slow traffic each day. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through this work zone. Drivers should be alert for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway.
NOW through Monday November 1, 2011, Hollywood Drive traffic has been shifted on a temporary run-around over Old Hickory Creek in order to begin bridge construction. Both the North and South Bound lanes of traffic are reduced to 30 miles per hour as plans designed. The bridge has been built along the west side of the project.
McNAIRY COUNTY, US 64 (SR 15): (Recovery Act Project) Widening project between State Route 225 and Sandy Flat Road will result in traffic shifts. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through this work zone. Be alert for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: There will be flagging due to trucks hauling select asphalt, material, rip-rap. There will also be bridge construction on going with some flagging operations.
McNAIRY COUNTY, State Route 15: Bridge repair work on State Route 15 (US64) at the intersection with US45 over Crooked Creek at log mile 12.44.
McNAIRY COUNTY, State Route 117: Bridge repair work on State Route 117 at log mile 2.09 near Clear Creek near Stantonville will result in lane shift every day.
OBION COUNTY-Future I-69 beginning 0.31 mile south of SR-5/SR-22 to 0.78 mile west of SR-21
NOW through Thursday November 3, 2011, Brevard Road near Goodyear in Union City will be CLOSED for the construction of an interchange at this location so that Brevard Road will cross over I-69. A detour route is posted.
NOW through Saturday September 15, 2012, Perry Browder Road between George Moss Road and Mt. Zion Road will be CLOSED for the construction of an interchange at this location. A detour route is posted. There is only one house on this section of Perry Browder Road and they will provide egress and ingress daily as the project is constructed.
SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1 (US70) @ Canada Road : Intersection improvements (grading, draining, paving, signing, striping, and signalization) will result in daily lane closures in both directions. Motorists are reminded to use caution when driving through this intersection. (Project complete, pending installation of new signal).
SHELBY COUNTY- Bridge Construction SR3 (US51/Thomas Street at Wolf River)
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, Roadway reduced from 4 lanes to one (11’) lane in each direction.
SHELBY COUNTY, SR57 (US72): This is bridge rehabilitation on State Route 57 (Poplar Avenue) over the westbound ramp to I-240 at log mile 8.8
SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385:Between State Route 57 and State Route 193, grading, drainage, and bridge construction of State Route 385 from State Route 57 Poplar Ave. in Piperton to State Route 193 Macon Rd. in Fisherville. The contractor is currently driving piles, constructing bridge caps, foundations, and columns, and hauling embankment. Trucks will be entering the highway at State Route 205 in the vicinity of the Wolf River and overflow bridges. Construction work will temporarily slow traffic every day.
SHELBY COUNTY, Bridge Repair at Davies Plantation over I-40
Friday, April 29, 8:00 p.m. through Monday May 2, 5:00 a.m.: There will be lane closures eastbound (MM 19.0 to MM 20.0) @ the Davies Plantation overpass, one lane will remain open in each direction.
SHELBY COUNTY, I-55 at Mallory Avenue: I-55 is reduced to two lanes in each direction. Currently there is access to Mallory Avenue (Exit 9) from Northbound I-55. The NEW northbound lanes at I-55 are open to traffic.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: there will be intermittent lane closures southbound at mile marker 8 to mile marker 9 in order to perform work on Interstate between bridge 1 and 2. One southbound lane will remain open.
Wednesday May 4, 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.: Contractor will be switching traffic (southbound traffic onto northbound, Phase I). Weather permitting.
SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 beginning SR385 to north of Walnut Grove Road
Monday, May 2 through Thursday, May 5, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: Each night there will be lane closures on I-240 eastbound from mile marker 16.0 to mile marker 13.0 to begin milling. Two eastbound lanes will remain open.
SHELBY COUNTY-on US-72 (SR-57, Poplar Ave) beginning @ Miller Farms Road and extending to Dogwood Road
Wednesday April 27 through May 4: There will be lane closures eastbound and westbound (MM 11.2 to MM 12.6), two lanes will remain open. Also, one lane on Farmington Northbound / Southbound and Germantown Rd (SR-177) Northbound / Southbound will be closed, one will remain open.
SHELBY COUNTY, Safety Improvement on I-55 with Crump Boulevard Ramps
Wednesday, April 27 through Wednesday May 4: There will be lanes closures westbound Crump Boulevard and Riverside Drive to install barrier rail. One lane will remain open.
SHELBY COUNTY, On-Call Guardrail
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be night time lane closures at the following locations to repair damaged guard rail:
I-40, Shelby County eastbound & westbound (MM 2.5 to MM 9.5), two lanes to remain open.
I-55, Shelby County northbound (MM 0.0 to MM 4.0), two lanes to remain open.
I-55, Shelby County southbound (MM 6.5 to MM 4.5), two lanes to remain open.
I-55, Shelby County southbound ramp from I-55 SB to I-240 NB (Exit 6B), CLOSED.
I-55, Shelby County northbound (MM 4.7 to MM 5.6), two lanes to remain open.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: There will be temporary lane closures at various locations in Region 4 in order to patch potholes on an as needed basis.
TIPTON COUNTY, SR-14 (Austin Peay Highway): (Recovery Act Project)grade, drain and paving operations, beginning north of SR-206 and extending to 1.2 miles east of SR-384.
Wednesday April 27 through Wednesday May 4, Motorists should expect temporary lane closures daily.
For more information on TDOT road construction projects or to view travel conditions visit the TDOT SmartWay Information System web site (http://www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway/provides simple and easy access to TDOT's SmartWay cameras, message boards, accident information, and construction information. Go to: http://m.tdot.tn.gov/SmartWay/). Motorists can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone to access up to date traffic conditions. TDOT is also now on Twitter. For up to date traffic tweets for the Jackson & Memphis areas follow Memphis511 (http://twitter.com/memphis511). For statewide traffic information follow TN511 (http://twitter.com/TN511). Also, for smart phone users, TDOT has a new mobile site that
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 your destination.
All scheduled work is subject to change due to adverse weather conditions or other conditions beyond the control of the contractor.
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Region 4 Community Relations Officer