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West Tennessee Weekly Construction August 8-15, 2013

Thursday, August 08, 2013 | 08:55am

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.  One lane will remain open.  The signal system was activated July 26, 2013 and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 10’ lane restriction.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over overflows and the Rutherford Fork Obion 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. The signal system is planned to be active August 16, 2013 and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 9.5’ lane restriction.

CHESTER COUNTY, SR-365: Resurfacing beginning at US-45 Bypass (State Route 5) and extending to White Avenue.  There will be temporary lane closures in both directions.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

CROCKETT/GIBSON COUNTY, SR-188:  Construction of five (5) concrete box beam bridges on State Route 188 at Crockett and Gibson County line.  Roadway will be CLOSED. Detour route posted.

DYER COUNTY, I-155:

Sunday August 11, 6:00 a. m.-10:00 a. m.:  The eastbound and westbound lanes of I-155 at Highway 182 intersection will be closed for 20 minutes to remove electrical lines across the interstate. THP will assist with traffic control.

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

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40:

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  The eastbound and westbound shoulders at Exit 42 are closed.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-57:  Grading, drainage, and paving on State Route 57 including construction of a bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad.  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-86:  Construction of I-269 from the interchange with State Route 385 to the Mississippi State line in Shelby and Fayette Counties.  The project intersects with US 72 (State Route 86) in the area of the Mann Road intersection.  State Route 86 is reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction in the median.  Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zone and also crossing the roadway.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-194:  Six (6) bridges are being replaced on State Route 194 between State Route 57 and State Route 15 (US-64. 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.  Motorists should watch for construction vehicles entering and exiting the work zones.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-194:  This is the installation of safety improvements on State Route 194 in Fayette County.  The contractor is currently installing new regulatory signs along this section.  A flagman will be onsite to direct traffic when the contractor is on the project.

FAYETTE COUNTY SR-196:  Installation of safety improvements on State Route 196 in Fayette County.  The contractor is currently installing new regulatory signs and new striping on this portion of the project.  Traffic will be slowed when the new striping is being placed.  A flagman will be on site to direct traffic when the new signs are being installed.

GIBSON COUNTY, SR-43:  Resurfacing on US-45E (State Route 43) beginning at State Route 187 extending to Woodlawn Street. Temporary lane closures each day for milling and paving operations.

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.

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.

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  There will be lane closures north and southbound on State Route 18 with temporary signal, 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 August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  There will be lane shifts east and westbound on State Route 114, for bridge repair work.

HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-20:  A widening project on State Route 20 (US-412) from State Route 114 to the Decatur County Line.  All lanes (new and existing) and adjacent side roads are now OPEN.  Ongoing work could cause temporary lane closures throughout project.  Flaggers will be present.

HENDERSON COUNTY, I-40:  Bridge repair project over Middle Fork Forked Deer River (between mile markers 98-99) & over Dabbs Creek (between mile markers 112-114). The shoulders are closed east and westbound.

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 the 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 eastbound log mile 7.0 to log mile 8.0, for paving shoulders and driveways.  Motorists are advised to use caution when going through a construction project.

LAUNDERDALE COUNTY, SR-208:  Grading, paving, construction of retaining walls and paving on State Route 208 (State Route 209/Cleveland Street) beginning at State Route 209 (Washington Street) and extending to State Route 208 at US-51/State Route 3 in Ripley.  There will be temporary lane closures daily.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-22: Resurfacing (thin mix overlay) State Route 22 beginning at State Route 57 extending to the Hardin County line.  There will be temporary lane closures each day, for striping operations.  Flagmen will be used to direct traffic.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

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 Clarey Creek and Lick Creek.  There will be possible lane closures for clean-up work at Lick 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.  Roadway is CLOSED until Tuesday October 15, 2013.  Detour route is posted.  Motorists are advised to travel with caution.

OBION COUNTY, SR-5:  Resurfacing (thin mix overlay) on US-45W/State Route 5 beginning at Polk Station Road extending to State Route 431.  There will be intermittent lane closures daily.  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.

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

SHELBY COUNTY -I-40 Bridge over the Mississippi River

LOOK AHEAD:  Saturday August 17, 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m.:  There will be temporary lane closure on I-40 outside westbound lane.  Two lanes will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8:

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  The exit ramp for westbound Interstate 40 to Second Street is closed.  The Eastbound EXIT to Front Street is closedOn July 15, 2013, the traffic on Front Street between Jackson Avenue and Poplar Avenue was restricted to one lane in each direction.  This lane restriction will be in place for approximately 3 months.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  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.  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 August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 eastbound over US-70 (SR-1, Summer Avenue) LM-13.88

Friday August 9, 8:00 p. m. through Monday August 12, 6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures eastbound

(MM 11.0 to MM 12.0), for milling and paving operations.  Two lanes will remain closed.  One lane will remain open.  All lanes will remain open on Summer Avenue.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 westbound over the Wolf River LM-5.01

Friday August 9, 8:00 p. m. through Monday August 12, 5:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures westbound @ SR-300 (Gore Area), for milling and paving operations.  One lane will remain closed.  Two lanes will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.:

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  Grading, drainage, and paving on I-240. Temporary ramps at the Walnut Grove interchange have been installed and traffic has been routed to these temporary ramps. 

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 August 11 through Thursday August 15, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures east 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, Resurfacing on SR-14 beginning at the ramp to I-40 LM-20.04 and extending to north of SR-204 LM-23.51

Sunday August 11 through Thursday August 15, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures east and westbound (MM 20.04 to MM 23.51), for milling operations.  Two lanes will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14 Bridge over I-55 at LM-7.46

Saturday August 10, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:  There will be temporary lane closure on SR-14. Two lanes will be closed.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, -Grade, drain, pave SR-177 (Germantown Rd); Crestridge Rd to Stout Rd:

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14:  There will be intermittent lane closures on State Route 177 (Germantown Road), between Germantown City Limits to Stout Road.  These closures will be 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 as short a time as possible to remove any limbs that may have fallen into the roadway.

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. The contractor is currently working on Phase I construction.  Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction.  South Rowlett St. is closed to through traffic in the vicinity of the State Route 86 bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad.  Motorists may use Wilson Street to Harris Street as a detour.

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

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m. (**) & 8:00 p. m-6:00 a.m.:  There will be day time “rolling” lane closures at the following locations, for retracing of pavement markings.

  • SR-5, Gibson County, both directions (LM 11.96. to LM 32.46), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-54, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 20.26), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-76, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 16.93), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-77, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 20.85), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-89, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 0.26), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-104, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 17.91), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-105, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 28.51), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-152, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 15.91), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-185, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 6.14), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-186, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 15.33), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-187, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 7.86), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-188, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 10.21), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-366, Gibson County, both directions (LM 3.67 to LM 6.13), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-367, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 4.78), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-420, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 4.70), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-425, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 2.14), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-445, Gibson County, both directions (LM 0.00 to LM 6.35), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail

Wednesday August 7 through Wednesday August 14, 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, Shelby County, eastbound (MM 2.0 to MM 4.0), one lane will remain open. 
  • I-40, Shelby County, eastbound (MM 11.0 to MM 16.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-240, Shelby County, northbound (MM 16.0 to MM 17.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-240, Shelby County, northbound (MM 30.0 to MM 31.0), one lane will remain open.  Also, this will include a temporary ramp closure at the I-240 northbound “On” ramp from Madison Avenue.
  • I-55, Shelby County, southbound (MM 6.0 to MM 7.0), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-385, Shelby County, eastbound and westbound (MM 1.0 to MM 11.0), one lane will remain open.

TDOT MAINTENANCE

Wednesday August 07 through Wednesday August 14, 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, SR-384:  Construction of a concrete box beam bridge over drainage ditch, including grading, drainage, and paving.  Temporary traffic light was turned on November 26, 2012 and will remain on until completion of project.  The northbound lane will be CLOSED.  There will be one 11’ lane on bridge.

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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