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Lane Closure on SR 208 for Building Demolition

Monday, July 23, 2012 | 10:55am

JACKSON, TENN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will close one lane of SR 208 (Cleveland Street) in Ripley next week in order to demolish a building. The demolition is being done in preparation for the future widening of SR 208. The lane closures are as follows:

  • Tuesday July 24 through Thursday July 26, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (EACH DAY) – There will be one lane closed on SR 208 from North Lake Drive to Cleveland Street. One lane will remain open. Flaggers will be used to move traffic through the lane closure.
A project to widen SR 208 from Washington Street (SR 209) to the SR 208/US 51 intersection is funded for construction during the current fiscal year. The project has been scheduled for a Fall 2012 bid letting.
For more information on TDOT construction project activity visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information or can follow us on Twitter at for statewide travel information or for traffic information in the Nashville 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.


For more information:

Nichole Lawrence

TDOT Region 4 Community Relations Officer

Office 731.935.0318

Mobile 731.225.6041


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