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Temporary Ramp Closures on Interstate 40 and 240 in Shelby County

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 | 06:13am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will have a temporary lane closure on Sam Cooper Boulevard on January 25, 2014. The lane closure dates and times are as follows:

Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The right lane of eastbound Sam Cooper Boulevard (from White Station), between exits 10A -10B will be closed for construction work. The work includes delivery and pouring of concrete in the construction site. The left lane of Sam Cooper, between exits 10A-10B will remain open.

The work is weather dependent. Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances prevent this work from occurring as scheduled, it will be rescheduled.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and TDOT HELP trucks will also be on-site to assist with traffic.

For travel and TDOT construction information, visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at or download the new TDOT SmartWay mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store for Android. 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.  Drivers 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.

For More Information Contact:
Nichole Lawrence
Region 4 Community Relations Officer


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