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West Tennessee Weekly Construction February 29-March 7, 2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 09:51am
CARROLL COUNTY SR 436State Route 436 between State Route 77 (US 70A) (Reedy Creek Rd.) and State Route 76 (S. Highland Dr.) is OPEN to thru traffic.
 
CHESTER COUNTY-STATE ROUTE 22 – Bridge repair work on state route 22 over Ditch at log mile 3.70 will cause a reduction in north and southbound lanes. Closures will be handled by a temporary traffic signal. One lane will remain open.
 
DYER COUNTY, STATE ROUTE 211Bridge 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 February 29 through Wednesday March 7: : There will be intermittent closures throughout the project.
 
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 signals.
 
HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR 57: 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, SR 15: 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.
 
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, SR 179: 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.
 
HENRY / STEWART COUNTY:A bridge repair project including paving on US 79 (SR 76) over the Tennessee River at log mile 31.41. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project. The project will be down to one 10’ lane in each direction for the duration of the project.
 
HENDERSON COUNTY:A widening project on State Route 20 (US412) from State Route 114 to the Decatur County Line will result in temporary lane closures every day. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.
MADISON COUNTY-RESURFACING I-40 beginning at Haywood Co. line 0.00 to 7.36
Friday March 2, 7:00 p.m. through Monday March 5, 6:00 a.m.: There will be lane closures on State Route-138 northbound & southbound, for bridge repair work, at LM-13.34 over I-40 at Exit 68. The lane closure will require traffic to stop on both State Route-138 mainline and  I-40 Exit Ramps to State Route-138. The I-40 ramp traffic will be given priority over State Route-138 traffic to clear the ramps first in order to repair the State Route-138 bridge deck. Flagmen will be present.
 
OBION COUNTY-Future I-69 beginning 0.31 mile south of SR 5/SR 22 to 0.78 mile west of SR 21
Brevard Road near Goodyear in Union City is now open.
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, I-40 Bridge over MS River
NOW through Monday April 9, 2012: : The westbound entrance ramp (Ramp IL) located just east of the arch spans and which carries traffic from Front Street will be closed. The outside southbound lane of Front Street in the vicinity of the Ramp IL/Jackson Avenue intersection will also be closed at the same time and will remain closed. All other lanes (ramps and main line) will remain open at all times during the closure of Ramp IL. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 1 (Danny Thomas Blvd).
 
SHELBY COUNTY- Bridge Construction SR 3 (US51/Thomas Street at Wolf River)
Wednesday February 29 through Wednesday March 7: There will be temporary lane closures in both directions. There is 11’ width restriction, for the duration of the project
 
SHELBY COUNTY, SR 57 (US-72 Poplar Ave.) Miller Farms Rd. to Dogwood Rd.
Wednesday February 29 through Wednesday March 7: One lane of both eastbound and westbound Poplar Avenue/SR-57 in Germantown will be closed throughout the duration of the project. Two lanes of Poplar Avenue/SR-57 will remain open in each direction at all times. Also, one lane of NB/SB Farmington and NB West Street will be closed throughout the duration of this project.
Wednesday February 29 through Wednesday March 7: The eastbound shoulder and possibly the outside lane on Poplar Avenue/SR-57 between Germantown Parkway and Exeter Road (MM 11.8 to MM 12.0) will be closed. If the outside lane is closed, only one eastbound lane will remain open.
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, 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 February 29 through Wednesday March 7, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be intermittent lane closures southbound (MM 9.0 to MM 8.0) in order to perform work on Interstate Bridge 1 (Mallory Overpass). One southbound lane will remain open. Exit 9 (SB) Mallory Exit will remain closed with traffic being detoured to Exit 8 (Horn Lake Exit)
 
TDOT Maintenance
Wednesday February 29 through Wednesday March 7, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region 4 in order to patch potholes on an as needed basis. 
 
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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For More Information Contact:
Nichole Lawrence
Region 4 Community Relations Officer
731.935.0318
nichole.lawrence@tn.gov

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