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West Tennessee Constriction July 19-26, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012 | 10:08am
BENTON COUNTY US-70 (SR-1): Bridge repair work over Hunting Creek log mile 0.43 will cause a reduction in both directions from two lanes to one.  There will be a 12’ width restriction throughout the duration of the project. Closures will be handled by a temporary traffic signal. 
 
CARROLL COUNTY SR-1:  Grading, drainage, SR-1 (US-70) at the intersection of Baker Road and Voss Road log mile 15.67 will cause lane closures and/or lane shifts while project is being built.
 
FAYETTE COUNTY US-64 (SR-15): Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures beginning east of Dogwood Lane log mile 18.00 and extending to the Hardeman County line log mile 27.30.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-57: Grading, drainage, I-beam bridge, three (3) box beam bridges, paving on State Route 57, West of Neville Road over Norfolk Southern Railroad log mile 1.61 to east of Wolf Creek Tributary. A temporary run-around which is being used to maintain traffic while a new bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad is constructed. Due to the amount of rail traffic on this new rail line, delays are expected.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-76: Grading, drainage, two (2) I-beam bridges, paving on State Route 76 over overflow log mile 0.55 and North Fork Wolf River log mile 0.74 and Grading, drainage, I-beam bridge, and paving on State Route 76 over overflow log mile 0.93 and Box beam bridge over branch log mile 0.24. Utility work and shoulder preparation with temporary lane closures with flagmen.
 
FAYETTE COUNTY SR-194:  Six(6) bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 57 and State Route 15. Construction has begun on all segments of this project. This will cause a reduction in lanes from two to one every day due to the use of temporary signals at the Wolf River and overflow bridges. Construction activities are completed at the bridges at log mile 8.51 and 9.27. Motorists should watch for construction vehicle entering and exiting the work zones.
 
FAYETTE COUNTY SR-194:  Four (4) bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 15 (US-64)
and State Route 59. Both lanes are now open to traffic at log mile 21.71 and 21.91 with no width restriction. There is still
a width restriction in place at log mile 19.74 and 19.63.
 
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.  Traffic has been switched to north bound lanes. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
GIBSON COUNTY,SR-104: A widening project from west of State Route 188 to Milligan Lane and Gumwoods Road will result in temporary lane closures each day.  Contractor is currently clearing and utility work is ongoing. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
GIBSON COUNTY,SR-152: Bridge repair work on State Route 152 over Dry Branch at log mile 15.22 will cause a reduction in both directions from two lanes to one. Closures will be handled by a temporary traffic signal. One lane will remain open.
 
GIBSON COUNTY,SR-186:  A six (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. Traffic will be controlled with temporary traffic signals. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
GIBSON COUNTY,SR-445:  Grading, paving, construction of box bridge and paving on State Route 445 over branch
log mile 1.46. Traffic has been shifted back to State Route 445. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
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.  Grading work is in progress on north and south side of State Route 15.
 
HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR-76:  Bridge replacement/repair project at log miles 22.99 and 23.98 roadway is OPEN to traffic.
 
HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-20:  A widening project on State Route 20 (US-412) from State Route 114 to the Decatur County Line will result in temporary lane closures every day. Working on Phase II will cause lane shifts from log mile 19.79 to log mile 22.34. Flagmen will be present. Wallace Road and Boren Road are now OPEN. Due to ongoing construction, Union Baptist Road is CLOSED. Detour route is posted. Traffic has been shifted from existing roadway onto new roadway from log mile 23.04 to log mile 24.87. Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.
 
LAKE COUNTY, SR-22:  A widening project on State Route 22, south of State Route 21 in Tiptonville to existing State Route 22 (Cades Landing Rd.) There will temporary lane closures to allow for roadway construction. Flagmen will be used to direct traffic.
 
LAKE / OBION COUNTY, Reelfoot Lake on SR-21:  Grading, drainage, construction of I-beam bridge and paving. All work at this time is on the spillway structure.
 
MADISON COUNTY, I-40:
Sunday July 22 through Friday July 27, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: Resurfacing eastbound and westbound beginning at the Haywood County line log mile 0.00 and extending to Lower Brownsville Road log mile 7.36.
 
MCNAIRY COUNTY, Selmer Access Road:  Intersection improvement including grading, drainage, and paving beginning at Tennessee Avenue (UT Martin Selmer Campus) and extending to US-45/SR-5. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
MCNAIRY COUNTY, US-45 (SR-5): Resurfacing work on South of Allen McCoy Road log mile 4.36 to US-64/SR-15 log mile 11.78, including bridge deck repair. Contractor is currently installing stop bars and final pavement markings.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-224:  Grading, drainage, construction of a box beam bridge and paving on State Route 224 over Melton Creek log mile 23.80.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution. 
 
MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-224:  Grading, drainage, construction of  two (2) box beam bridges and paving on State Route 224 over Owl Creek log mile 4.99 and Lick Creek log mile 13.96 & grading, drainage, construction of a box beam bridge and paving on State Route 224 over Clarey Creek log mile 12.57.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
OBION COUNTY, Future I-69:  Grading, drainage, construction of 9 bridges, and paving on Future I-69 beginning 0.31 mile south of State Route 5/State Route 22 to 0.78 mile west of State Route 21. Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
OBION COUNTY, SR-5: Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures northbound and southbound beginning at the Gibson County line log mile 0.00 and extending to Polk Station Road log mile 7.15.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, Holmes Street: (Recovery Act Project) Grading, drainage, retaining wall, I-beam bridge and paving on Holmes Street over CSX Railroad log mile 1.09.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8
Wednesday July 18: Ramp IL, the westbound entrance ramp located just east of the arch spans and which carries traffic from Front Street to Westbound Interstate 40, will be closed for about five months. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 1B (Danny Thomas Boulevard). Traffic may also use Ramp D from Riverside Drive to access Westbound Interstate 40. The left (inside) shoulder of Ramp J, the exit ramp for westbound Interstate 40 to Second Street, will be closed for about six months. Ramp J will remain open at all times. The shoulder of the I-40 Westbound Entrance Ramp (D) will be closed to help facilitate construction (grouting underneath the bearing plates). This is a width restriction. Ramp (D) will remain open at all times. Ramp (D) is the I-40 Westbound Entrance Ramp from Riverside Drive. The contractor will open Ramp IL, on Thursday July 19, 2012 and close Ramp D.
Friday July 20 through Wednesday July 25:   Ramp D, will be closed for work on expansion joint.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:
Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25Contractor is proposing a lane closures on the outer most lane of the east bound side of Interstate 40. The traffic control devices will be installed and the lane closed on July 06 at approximately 7AM. The closure will be located from approximately station 181+00 to 211+00. The purpose of the closure if for the removal of the guardrail, the construction of the access road, and the ability to have safe access and egress from the road to I-40. The closure will remain in place until the access road is no longer in use and the phase work on I-40 begins. Contractor is working on footing retrofit, which includes the installation of micropiles. The micropile load test has been completed and the bond length has been established.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, Bridge Repairs on I-40 Westbound “Off” Ramp @ EXIT 25
Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25. The “Off” ramp is OPEN to traffic. The contractor is working on I-240 at Cane Creek.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, Bridge Construction SR-3 (US-51/Thomas Street at Wolf River)
 Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25: Roadway is reduced from four (4) lanes to two (2) lanes. There will be temporary lane closures in both directions. There is 10’ width restriction, for the duration of the project. The roadway surface course has been installed on the east side, along with new curb & gutter and lighting. There are two modular expansion joints that should be installed along with grinding, grooving, milling and striping. Motorist should use extreme caution in this area.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, SR-57 (US-72 Poplar Ave.) Miller Farms Rd. to Dogwood Rd.
Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25: One lane of both eastbound and westbound Poplar Avenue/SR-57 in Germantown will be closed throughout the duration of the project. One lane 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 July 18 through Wednesday July 25, 7:00 a.m. 6:00 p. m.: The southbound (MM 3.0-MM 3.1) outside lane of Germantown Road/SR-177, north of Poplar Avenue and the northbound outside lane of Germantown Road, south of Poplar Avenue will be closed. One lane will remain open in each direction.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, SR-86 (US-72): Grading, drainage, box beam bridge, 4 retaining walls, paving on State Route 86 (US-72) 0.1 miles north of Quinn Road to State Route 57 (Poplar Avenue) in Collierville. Beginning Monday June 4 through Friday July 20: Sycamore Road @ State Route 86/US-72 the road will be closed with access for residence on Sycamore Road from East Shelby Drive. Detour route will be posted.
 
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 finishing bridge construction, hauling gravel and embankment. Trucks will be entering the highway at State Route 205 in the vicinity of the Wolf River and overflow bridges. Trucks will be crossing the highway at Raleigh-LaGrange Road between State Route 205 and State Route 196 and also at Monterey Road between State Route 205 and Fisherville Road. Trucks will be entering the highway in the area of State Route 193 (Macon Road) and State Route 385 intersection. Construction work will temporarily slow traffic every day.
 
Shelby County-Resurfacing SR-3 (US-51) from Loosahatchie River LM-20.46 to Jct/SR-385 LM-27.61
Wednesday July 18 through Saturday July 21, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.: There will be temporary day time lane closures northbound and southbound, for patching operations. State Route 3 southbound, the contractor can not close lanes before 9 a. m. and on State Route 3 northbound, the contractor must be off the roadway before 3 p. m.
Monday July 23 & Tuesday July 24, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.: There will be temporary day time lane closures northbound and southbound, for patching operations. State Route 3 southbound, the contractor can not close lanes before 9 a. m. and on State Route 3 northbound, the contractor must be off the roadway before 3 p. m.
 
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 July 18 through Wednesday July 25, 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 2 & 4. One southbound lane will remain open. Exit 9 (SB) Mallory Exit will remain closed with traffic being detoured to Exit 8 (Horn Lake Exit).
 
SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.: Grading, drainage,15 retaining walls, 2
noise barrier walls and paving on I-240. Wall 1 including the cast in place coping has been completed and soil is being placed on top of reinforced zone of wall. Wall 4A is under construction and the drainage under this wall is simultaneously being done just ahead of wall construction. The wall is roughly 30% complete. Wall 4B should be completed next week. The noise absorbing portion of retaining wall 5 has been installed and soil is being placed on top of reinforced zone of this wall. The moment slab for this wall could begin in 3-4 weeks depending on the availability of the rebar. The excavation and undercut/backfill for foundation of Wall 7 is currently underway and erection of this wall could begin as early as next week. Soil from wall 7 excavation is being shifted to build grade of shoulder for noise wall 1 in area of Sta. 595.00. MSE wall panels are continuing to be poured off site and approximately 90% of the panels have been manufactured.
 
SHELBY COUNTY, Resurfacing and bridge deck repairs on I-55 & I-240 (APAC-TN)
Wednesday July 18 through Friday July 20, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary night time lane closures northbound & southbound to patch areas on I-55, one lane will remain open. THP will assist with traffic control.
Friday July 20 through Monday July 23, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m: There will be temporary night time lane closures northbound & southbound to repair bridges on I-240 over I-55 @ log mile 5.71, one lane will remain open. The lane width will be at least 12’. THP will assist with traffic control.
Sunday July 22 through Wednesday July 25, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary night time lane closures northbound and southbound I-55 beginning at I-240 log mile 5.74 to north of Horn Lake Road log mile 8.05 for paving operations, one lane will remain open. THP will assist with traffic control.
Sunday July 22 through Wednesday July 25, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary night time lane closures eastbound and westbound I-240 beginning at ramp to I-55 log mile 5.46 to east of US-51/State Route 3/Elvis Presley Blvd. log mile 5.92 for paving operations, one lane will remain open. THP will assist with traffic control.
 
SHELBY COUNTY-Bridge Repair on SR-14 over overflow LM-20.13, Wolf River LM-20.37, Ramp D over SR-14
LM-20.94 and James Road LM-20.67 (Dement)
Thursday July 19 & Friday July 20, 8:00 p. m.-12:00 a.m.:  The northbound outside lane will be closed for staging work at the overflow bridge log mile 20.13, two lanes will remain open.
Friday July 20 through Monday July 23, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: The northbound outside will close from junction of SR-14 and I-40 to the Bridge over Stage Road log mile 20.67. Also, Ramp D, State Route 14 Exit to Raleigh-Millington Road log mile 20.94 will be closed. Two lanes will remain open in the northbound direction of State Route 14. The exit from State Route 14 to Old Austin Peay Hwy will be closed. Traffic for Austin Peay Hwy will be detoured to Stage Road. Traffic from Ramp D to Raleigh-Millington Road will be detoured along State Route14 to Jones Road to Raleigh-Millington Road.
 
TDOT REGION 4 On-Call Guardrail
Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25:  There will be night time lane closures at the following location to repair damaged guardrail.
I-40, Decatur/Henderson Counties eastbound & westbound (MM 118.0 to MM 122.0), one lane will remain open.
I-40, Henderson County eastbound & westbound (MM 115.0 to MM 117.0), one lane will remain open.
 
TDOT MAINTENANCE
Wednesday July 18 through Wednesday July 25, 8:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to patch potholes on an as needed basis.
 
TIPTON COUNTY SR-3: Intersection improvements will cause temporary lane closures.
 
WEAKLEY COUNTY US-45E (SR-43): Resurfacing on Old State Route 43 log mile 6.98 to the ramp to State Route 216 log mile 14.45, will cause temporary lane closures daily.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
 
WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-216: Bridge replacement over Cane Creek at log mile 2.30, is OPEN to traffic.
 
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/). 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 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 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 Office
731.935.0318
nichole.lawrence@tn.gov
 

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