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West Tennessee Construction May 30-June 5, 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013 | 05:07am

BENTON COUNTY I-40:  Resurfacing beginning east of SR-191 (approximately mile marker 131) and extending to west of the Tennessee River on I-40 near Birdsong Road (approximately mile marker 134) at the Tennessee River Bridge.
Sunday June 2 through Thursday June 6, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary night time lane closures eastbound (MM 133.0 to MM 135.0), for milling and paving operations, one lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

BENTON COUNTY SR-1 (US-70):  Bridge repair work over CSX Railroad will cause traffic to be reduced from two lanes to one (12’ lane) in each direction, with temporary traffic signal, for the duration of this project.

CARROLL COUNTY SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over overflow and the Big Sandy River. There will be possible temporary lane closures in both directions on State Route 424.  Flagmen will be used while the signal system is being installed to direct traffic until bridge replacement is complete.  One lane will remain open.

CHESTER COUNTY SR-22:  Bridge repair over State Route 22.  Roadway is now OPEN to traffic with occasional temporary closures.

CROCKETT/GIBSON COUNTY SR-188:  Construction of five (5) concrete box beam bridges on State Route 188 over overflows in Crockett and Gibson County.  Roadway is CLOSED. Detour route is posted.

DYER COUNTY, SR-78:  Resurfacing beginning at State Route 104 (Forrest Street) and extending to north of Radio Road.  There will temporary lane closures northbound for paving operations.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40:
Wednesday May 29, 8:00 p.m.-5:00 a.m.: 
There will be temporary lane closures eastbound and westbound at Exit 42, to set barrier rail.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-57:  Traffic is now on the new bridge, mainline is OPEN.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-76:  Grading, drainage, and paving on State Route 76 over Overflow and North Fork Wolf River for construction of 2 bridges.  Grading, drainage, and paving on State Route 76 for construction of a bridge over Overflow and a box bridge over Branch.  Traffic is controlled with a temporary signal and is reduced to one lane in each direction.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-194:  Six (6) bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 57 and State Route 15 (US-64).  Construction has begun on all segments of this project.  This will cause a reduction in lanes from two to one every day by the use of temporary signals at the Wolf River and overflow bridges.  Construction activities are completed at two of the bridges.  Motorists should watch for construction vehicles entering and exiting the work zones.

Thursday May 30, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.:  State Route 194 will be closed between the bridges at log mile 0.72 and log mile 1.18 (Rossville work zone), for repairs to damaged asphalt.  Motorists are advised to use State Route 196 to Raleigh-LaGrange Rd. as an alternate route.

GIBSON COUNTY, SR-5:  Resurfacing beginning at US-45W (State Route 5) beginning at State Route 366 and extending to south of 18th Avenue.  There will be temporary lane closures each day for milling operations.

GIBSON COUNTY, SR-76:  (Recovery Act Project) Intermittent lane closures northbound and southbound may occur in various locations throughout the project.  All lanes are OPEN to traffic.  Motorists are advised to travel with extreme 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.  Traffic has been shifted from east of State Route 188 to the proposed eastbound lanes.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

GIBSON COUNTY, SR-185:  Bridge repair work on State Route 185 over WTNN Railroad the roadway is currently OPEN with occasional temporary closures.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-15:  A widening project between East of Margin Street to near Hornsby Loop Road will result in a lane shift during the week. Traffic has been shifted to the proposed west bound lanes. 

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-18:  Grading, drainage, construction of a concrete box beam bridge and paving on State Route 18 over Cypress Creek.  There will be lane closures southbound and northbound on State Route 18 with temporary signal, with flagmen present, for the duration of the project.  One lane will remain open, in each direction.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-114:  Bridge Repair over the Tennessee River at Clifton.
Wednesday May 29 through Wednesday June 5There will be lane shifts eastbound and westbound on State Route 114, with flagmen, for bridge repair work.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, I-40:  Resurfacing on I-40 beginning west of Mercer Rd and extending to the Madison County line.
Sunday June 2 through Thursday June 6, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures eastbound and westbound on I-40 for milling and paving operations.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

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. All traffic has been shifted to westbound lanes throughout the project.  Wallace Road, Boren Road and Union Baptist are now OPEN.  Flagmen will be present.  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 (Cates Landing Rd.).  Trucks are entering and exiting roadway.  There are lane shift throughout the project.  Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.

LAKE/OBION COUNTY, Reelfoot Lake on SR-21:  There will be temporary lane closures west bound for placement of rock.  Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.

MADISON COUNTY, I-40 between Mile Marker 78-Mile Marker 79:
Wednesday
May 22 through Wednesday May 29:  Daytime bridge repair work over the West TN Railroad is ongoing.  Lane shifts and inside shoulder closed, speed limit reduced to 60 MPH, in eastbound and westbound direction, near Exit 79.

LOOK AHEAD: Friday June 7, 8:00 p.m. through Monday June 9, 6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures eastbound and westbound, for pavement repairs.  An I-40 lane shift will be utilized to direct traffic through the work zone until work is complete.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-224:  Grading, drainage, construction of three (3) box beam bridges and paving on State Route 224 over Owl Creek, Lick Creek and Clarey Creek.  Roadway is OPEN to traffic at Owl Creek and Clarey Creek.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-224:  Grading, drainage, construction of a concrete box beam bridge and paving on State Route 224 over Graham Creek, will result in temporary lane closures daily.  The roadway will be CLOSED until Tuesday, October 15, 2013.  Detour route is posted.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution. 

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69:  Grading, drainage, construction of 9 bridges, and paving on Future I-69 south of State Route 5/State Route 22 to west of State Route 21.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

OBION COUNTY, SR-22:  Resurfacing beginning north of the ramp from US-45E (SR-43 and extending to Obion County line.  There will be temporary lane closures westbound for paving operations,

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55:  Grading, drainage, paving at the existing Welcome Center. Welcome Center is CLOSED.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55 at Mallory Avenue:
Wednesday May 29
through Friday June 7, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.:  There will be intermittent lane closures southbound and northbound, inside and outside lanes (MM 9.0 to MM 8.0),  for striping.  Two southbound and two northbound lanes will remain open.  Exit 9 (Mallory Exit) is OPEN to traffic.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8:
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5:  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.  

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5:  Contractor has closed the outer most lane of the eastbound side of Interstate 40.  The closure is required for safe access and egress for seismic retrofit on the Arkansas approach of the Hernando DeSoto Bridge. Contractor is reconstructing foundations, columns and pier caps under the bridge approach structure.  The lane closure is anticipated to remain in place until December 2013.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Memphis Smartway Transportation (ITS) I-40 beginning at SR-177 (Germantown Road) in Shelby County extending to Braden Road Overpass in Fayette County

Wednesday May 29 through Tuesday June 4, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will temporary lane closures I-40 eastbound and westbound, (MM 19.2 to MM 28.2), for the installation of portable barrier rail and portable impact attenuators.  One lane will remain open.  The closures will only be in one direction in one lane at a time, and will not be longer than a half mile.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5:  Grading, drainage, and paving on I-240.Tuesday April 23, 2013, the contractor swapped traffic over to the new temporary ramps on west side of I-240 at Walnut Grove.

SHELBY COUNTY, Resurfacing on I-240 beginning east of I-55 LM-5.70 and extending to east of Perkins Road LM-12.33
Sunday June 2 through Thursday June 6, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures eastbound and westbound (MM 17.0 to MM 25.0), for milling and paving operations.  Two lanes will remain closed in each direction.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1 (US-51, Danny Thomas Blvd.) over I-40:
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5:  Bridge repair work over I-40 in Memphis.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.
Saturday June 1:  There will be “rolling” lane closures needed to remove barrier rail to open Ramp 1C westbound and open eastbound outside lane shoulder.  Barrier rail will then be placed to close eastbound and westbound inside lane shoulders.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-57 (US-72 Poplar Ave.) Miller Farms Rd. to Dogwood Rd.
Wednesday May 29 through
Wednesday June 5:  Intermittent lane closures will be used as needed on eastbound and westbound Poplar Avenue/SR-57 between Riverdale (MM 11.0) and Kimbrough (MM 13.0).  Also, intermittent lane closures will be used as needed on NB/SB Germantown Road/SR-177 and NB/SB West Street (SR-177)/Farmington.  One lane will remain open in each direction.

Saturday June 1:  Beginning at 6:00 a.m. - until complete, there will be possible lanes at intersections SR-57/Arthurwood, SR-57/Farmington-West Street, SR-57/Germantown Road, and SR-57/Exeter will be closed for signal repairs. At least one lane will be used in all directions at all times. City of Germantown police officers will be used as needed for the closures.

SHELBY COUNTY -Grade, drain, pave SR-177 (Germantown Rd); Crestridge Rd to Stout Rd
Wednesday May 29 through Wednesday June 5:  T
here will be intermittent lane closures on State Route 177 (Germantown Road), between Germantown City Limits (LM 1.65) to Stout Road (L.M. 2.40).  These closures will be mainly for the mobilization of equipment and the topping and clearing of trees.  Flagmen will be utilized during these closures to ensure safety from oncoming traffic and falling tree limbs.  The closures will be intermittent and for a short period of time.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-86 (US-72):  Grading, drainage and paving on State Route 86 (US-72) for a widening project that includes construction of a box beam bridge, north of Quinn Road to State Route 57 (Poplar Avenue) in Collierville.  On June 04, Sycamore Road at State Route 86/US-72 was closed but with access for residence on Sycamore Road from East Shelby Drive.  A detour route is posted.

SHELBY COUNTY, -Bridge Repair (5) on SR-14 over overflows LM-26.28, LM-26.58 & LM-26.74, the Loosahatchie River LM-26.90 & overflow LM-27.2
Friday
May 31, 7:00 p.m. through Monday June 3, 6:00 a.m.:  The repair of the bridge on State Route 14 over overflow will cause traffic to be reduced from two lanes to one in the northbound direction, with temporary traffic signal, for the duration of this project.  There are no scheduled closures for this weekend.

SHELBY COUNTY, US-61 (SR-14) beginning at South Parkway and extending to McLemore Avenue, & bridge over the Illinois Central Railroad

Wednesday May 29 through Wednesday June 05:  This section of roadway was CLOSED August 15, 2012.  Northbound traffic has been diverted east along South Parkway, North onto Latham and West along McLemore.  Third Street has been reduced to one lane in each direction south of McLemore approaching the bridge at which point, southbound Third Street is diverted east along Lucy Street, South along Latham and West onto South Parkway.  Motorist may also utilize Florida Street in lieu of (which parallels Latham) Latham.  Also, Patton Street on the south side of South Parkway is CLOSED.  Dement's subcontractor has started demolition of the bridge on the south end of the project and Shelby Electric has removed light poles off the bridge.  Parsons suggested and installed Florida Street as a truck route because of the difficulties with the turning radii along the Latham Street Detour.  Parsons has suggested a minor change to eastbound McLemore due to truck traffic making a left turn on to northbound Third Street.  The City of Memphis increased the timing for the eastbound traffic and that seems to be sufficient at this time.  Biggs, the subcontractor performing the bridge demolition which is working 99% complete.  Parson's is contacting the City of Memphis Sewer Division concerning the sewer line conflict with the bridge footing.  The City completed rerouting the sewer.  Ferrell continues the installation of new box culvert at the concrete channel.  Dement drove the load test pile and performed load test at Bent 1.  An easement issue has risen at Bent 1 in that the skew if the footings at the tracks infringes upon the Railroad’s right-of-way.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR 385:  Between State Route 57 and State Route 193, grading, drainage, and bridge construction on State Route 385 from State Route 57 Poplar Ave. in Piperton to State Route 193 Macon Rd. in Fisherville. Trucks may  be entering the highway in the area of State Route 193 (Macon Road) and State Route 385 intersection.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution through construction projects.

TDOT REGION 4 Retracing of Pavement Marking with Paint
Tuesday
May 28 through Thursday June 6, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (**) & 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.:  There will be day time “rolling” lane closures at the following locations, for retracing of pavement markings.  Contractor is starting on Decatur and will start on Henry when finished.

SR-54, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 24.92), one lane will remain open.**

SR-54, Henry County, both directions (LM 10.79 to LM 11.43), one lane will remain open.**

SR-69, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 31.34), one lane will remain open.

SR-69A, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 6.21), one lane will remain open.

SR-77, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 10.35), one lane will remain open.

SR-114, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 6.04), one lane will remain open.

SR-119, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 4.74), one lane will remain open.

SR-140, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 40.45), one lane will remain open.

SR-218, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 2.99), one lane will remain open.

SR-218, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 17.63), one lane will remain open.

SR-356, Henry County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 0.95), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4 On-Call Guardrail
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be night time lane closures at the following locations, to repair damaged guardrail.

I-40, Haywood/Fayette Counties eastbound & westbound (MM 30.0 to MM 44.0), one lane will remain open.
I-40, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 25.0 to MM 26.0), one lane will remain open.
I-40, Shelby County, eastbound (11.0 to MM 12.0), two lane will remain open.  Also, this will include a temporary partial ramp closure at the I-40 eastbound ramp to I-40 eastbound at the I-40/I-240 east interchange.
I-40, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 8.0 to MM 13.0), one lane will remain open, two lanes when possible.  Also, this will include a temporary partial ramp closure at the I-40 westbound “Off” ramp at Exit 12.
I-240, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 12.0 to MM 23.0), two lanes will remain open.
SR-385, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 0.0 to MM 6.0), one lane will remain open, two lanes when possible.  Also, this will include a temporary partial ramp closure at the SR-385 “Off” ramp @ Kirby Parkway.

TDOT REGION 4 On-Call Pavement Marking (Roadsafe Traffic Systems, Inc.
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5:  There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT MAINTENANCE
Wednesday May 29
through Wednesday June 5, 9:00 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, US-51 (SR-3):  Bridge repair work northbound over Big Creek will result in temporary lane closures each day, for the duration of this project.  Width restriction of 14’ 0” and speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH, for the duration of the project.  One lane will remain open.

TIPTON COUNTY, US-51 (SR-3):  Resurfacing beginning at Hope Street and extending to the Hatchie River bridge.  There will be temporary lane closures each day, for the duration of this project.  One lane will remain open.

TIPTON COUNTY SR-384:  Construction of a concrete box beam bridge over drainage ditch, including grading, drainage, and paving.  Temporary traffic light is being utilized until completion of project.  The northbound lane will be CLOSED.  There is one 11’ lane on the bridge.

WEAKLEY COUNTY SR-22:  Resurfacing from the Weakley County line and extending to the State Route 22 connector bridges/drainage canal.  There will be temporary lane closures each day, for the duration of this project.  One lane will remain open.

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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