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West Tennessee Weekly Construction October 23-30, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 04:35am

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over an overflow and the Big Sandy River.  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  Roadway is OPEN to traffic but there will be possible lane closures in both directions on State Route 424, going into Yuma from Clarksburg, for the duration of the project.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over the Rutherford Fork Obion River and overflows. Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 9.5’ lane restriction.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR-20 (US-412):  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Wilkinstown Road/Bear Creek Road to State Route 69.

DYER COUNTY, SR-3:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in directions daily, from Biffle Road to South of State Route 105.  State Route 3 speed limit has been reduced to 60 MPH.

DYER COUNTY, SR-104:  Bridge Repair on State Route 104 over Lewis Creek Canal.  A signal system will be utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 10’ 9” lane restriction.  Speed limit has been reduced to 30 MPH.

DYER COUNTY, SR-211:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from State Route 77 to State Route 105.  Flagmen will be present.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40, Interchange at SR 222:  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  The east and westbound shoulders at Exit 42 are CLOSED.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-193:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Shelby County line to State Route 194.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-196:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from (US-64) State Route 15 to the junction of State Route 196 and Hickory Withe Road.

FAYETTE and SHELBY COUNTY, (SR-385) Future I-269:  Construction of I-269 from the interchange with State Route 385 to the Mississippi State line. State Route 385 is reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge construction.  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 zones and also crossing the roadways.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-57:  Miscellaneous safety improvements at the intersection of State Route 57 & State Route 142 will result in temporary lane closures each day.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, I-40:  Construction for the West Tennessee Solar Farm and Welcome Center, including removal of Albright Road bridge. The westbound shoulders are temporarily closed for construction of ramp extension.

Friday October 24, 7:00 p. m. through Monday October 27, 6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures westbound I-40 (MM 45.0 to MM 43.0), for cold planing and paving operations.

HAYWOOD COUNTY,  I-40:  Construction at the intersection of State Route 76 & I-40 at the weigh station.
Wednesday October 22 & Thursday October 23, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m. and
Sunday October 26
through Wednesday October 29, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:
There will be temporary lane closure including inside/outside shoulders, eastbound & westbound I-40 (MM 55.0 to MM 57.0), for paving operations.  THP/HELP Truck will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

HENDERSON COUNTY, I-40:
Thursday October 23
& Friday October 24, 9:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m.:  There will be temporary lane closure eastbound & westbound I-40 (MM 101.0 to MM 108.0), for milling and paving operations.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

HENRY COUNTY, SR-69 (US-641):  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from South Market Street to State Route 54/West Wood Street.

HENRY COUNTY, SR-69 (US-641):  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from State Route 69A to US-79 (State Route 76).

HENRY COUNTY, SR-140:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from weswt of Rex Jackson Loop to State Route 76.

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.).  There are lane shifts throughout the project.  State Route 22 is closed from intersection of State Route 212 and Vaughn Road North to Cates Landing Road. Detour 3.5 miles on Vaughn Road to State Route 22 Cates Landing Road.  State Route 78 is CLOSED to thru traffic.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, SR-88:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Edith-Nankipoo Road to State Route 210.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, SR-208:  A widening project 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.

MADISON COUNTY, US-70 (SR-1):  A bridge repair project over Gilmers Creek.  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  There will be possible lane closures in both the eastbound and westbound directions on State Route 1, for duration of the project.  Flaggers may be present.

MADISON COUNTY, US-70 (SR-1):  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  There will be possible lane closures in both the eastbound and westbound directions on State Route 1 for a bridge repair.  Flaggers may be present.

MADISON COUNTY, US-70 (SR-1):  A bridge repair project over Royal Street and West Tennessee Railroad. Workers will be present under the bridge, repairing cracks.  Motorists should use caution while traveling through construction zone.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-5:  A bridge repair project over Middle Fork Forked Deer River.  There will be workers under the bridge making repairs.  Motorists should use caution while traveling through construction zone.

OBION COUNTY, SR-431:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the North Fork Obion River bridge to US-51 (State Route 3).

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8:
Wednesday October 22
through Wednesday October 29:  The exit ramp for westbound Interstate 40 to Second Street, will be closed for about six months.  The Exit ramp from Westbound I-40 to Riverside Drive has been narrowed to 14 feet. “Wide loads” are restricted from using this. The Entrance ramp from Riverside Drive to I-40 Eastbound has been narrowed to 12 feet and “wide loads” are restricted from using this. 

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:
Wednesday October 22
through Wednesday October 29:  Traffic will remain in the current configuration until mid-November 2014.  Traffic on the bridge is configured as follows: work zone on the north side of the bridge, 2 lanes westbound traffic in the center of the bridge and 2 lanes eastbound traffic on south side of the bridge. Two lanes will remain open in each direction.  Lane closures on the I-40 bridge will be required until approximately March 15, 2015.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road
Wednesday October 22
through Wednesday October 29:  I-40 speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.:  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  A widening project on I-240 will cause temporary lane closures. 

Saturday October 18 through Thursday October 23, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  One left lane of westbound I-240 between MM 15.5 and MM 14.5 will be CLOSED, for the installation of portable barrier along median for the installation of median glare screen.

Saturday October 25, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.:  One left lane of I-240 eastbound between MM 16.0 and MM 13.0 & one left lane of I-240 westbound between MM 13.5 and MM 14.5 will be CLOSED, for the repositioning of portable barrier along median.  Weather Permitting.

Sunday October 26 through Thursday October 30, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  One left lane of I-240 westbound between MM 13.5 and MM 14.5 & one left lane of I-240 eastbound between MM 14.5 and MM 13.0 will be CLOSED, for the repositioning of portable barrier along median.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40/I-240 Phase 2 Interchange Improvements  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  Modification of the I-40/I-240 interchange.

Beginning Monday February 10:  The right lane of eastbound Summer Avenue was CLOSED, beginning just west of the existing I-240 northbound bridge over Summer Avenue, for the installation of portable barrier rail to allow for construction of Abutment 1/Wall 12.  This will be a permanent lane closure.

Beginning Saturday September 20:  There are shoulder closures in both directions of I-240 between Walnut Grove and I-40 interchange.  One lane of northbound I-240 will also be CLOSED in this same section.  It is expected that this closure will last for about 4 weeks to allow for the construction of new foundations.

Thursday October 23 through Wednesday October 29 (excluding Sunday), 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:  I-40 westbound (I-40 westbound ramp from Nashville to Little Rock) Exit 10B, there will be intermittent ramp closures to allow for delivery of precast concrete piles.  HELP Truck will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

Saturday October 25 & Sunday October 26, 6:00 a. m.-7:30 p. m.:  The left lane of I-240 northbound (this is for the deceleration lane leading up to the ramp from I-240 northbound to go west on Sam Cooper), beginning just north of the existing I-240 northbound bridge over the I-240 southbound to I-40 east ramp, and extending to just south of the I-240 to Sam Cooper west ramp, will be CLOSED to allow for the delivery of structural girders.  Exits 12C & 12B will remain open.  Weather Permitting.

Saturday October 25 & Sunday October 26, 6:00 a. m.-7:30 p. m.:  The left lane of I-40 westbound to turn south on Covington Pike/Exit 10) southbound will be CLOSED to allow for the detour of Sam Cooper Boulevard westbound traffic during the structural steel erection.  Weather Permitting.

Saturday October 25, 5:00 a. m. through Sunday October 26, 5:00 p. m.:  Westbound Sam Cooper Boulevard will be CLOSED and traffic detoured to allow for the installation of steel girders over the existing traffic lane.  Traffic taking Sam Cooper Blvd. westbound into the city will be detoured along westbound I-40 (Exit 10B) to the Covington Pike interchange and then back along eastbound I-40 to Exit 12B where traffic will rejoin Sam Cooper Blvd.  Westbound I-40 traffic will be encouraged to use State R oute 385 as an alternate route. Detour maps and information will be provided on the TDOT web site. Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD:  Saturday November 1 & Sunday November 2, 6:00 a. m.-7:30 p. m.:  The left lane of I-240 northbound (this is for the deceleration lane leading up to the ramp from I-240 northbound to go west on Sam Cooper), beginning just north of the existing I-240 northbound bridge over the I-240 southbound to I-40 east ramp, and extending to just south of the I-240 to Sam Cooper west ramp, will be CLOSED to allow for the delivery of structural girders.  Exits 12C & 12B will remain open.  Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD:  Saturday November 1 & Sunday November 2, 6:00 a. m.-7:30 p. m.:  The left lane of I-40 westbound to turn south on Covington Pike/Exit 10) southbound will be CLOSED to allow for the detour of Sam Cooper Boulevard westbound traffic during the structural steel erection.  Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD: Saturday November 1, 5:00 a. m. through Sunday November 2, 5:00 p. m.:  Westbound Sam Cooper Boulevard will be CLOSED and traffic detoured to allow for the installation of steel girders over the existing traffic lane.  Traffic taking Sam Cooper Blvd. westbound into the city will be detoured along westbound I-40 (Exit 10B) to the Covington Pike interchange and then back along eastbound I-40 to Exit 12B where traffic will rejoin Sam Cooper Blvd.  Westbound I-40 traffic will be encouraged to use State R oute 385 as an alternate route. Detour maps and information will be provided on the TDOT web site. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1 (US-51)Monday October 27 through Thursday October 30, 7:00 p. m. through 6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures on State Route 1 for striping operations and installation of bike lane signs between Crump Boulevard and Union Avenue.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14 (US-61):  A replacement of the bridge over Illinois Central Railroad from South Parkway to McLemore Avenue.  Roadway is CLOSED, a detour route is posted.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-15:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Bartlett Boulevard to the Bridge over Fletcher Creek.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-86 (US-72):  Construction on State Route 86 (US-72) for a widening project north of Quinn Road to State Route 57 (Poplar Avenue) in Collierville. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction.  South Rowlett Street 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, Grade, drain, pave SR-177 (Germantown Rd); Crestridge Rd to Stout Rd:
Wednesday October 15
through Wednesday October 22:  There will be intermittent lane closures on State Route 177 (Germantown Road), between Germantown City Limits to Stout Road. The closures will be intermittent and for as short a time as possible.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-204:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Raleigh-LaGrange Road to State Route 14.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385:  Bridge Repair (2) on State Route 385 over Loosahatchie River. Traffic will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane; a twelve (12’) lane will be maintained in each direction.  Speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH.

Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29:  Bridge Repair (2) on State Route 385 over Memphis-Arlington Road & Hall Creek.  Traffic will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane in each direction for paving operations and sealing the bridge deck.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Retracing of Pavement Marking with Paint:  Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be night time “rolling road blocks” at the following location, for retracing of pavement marking lines.  Weather Permitting.

  • SR-1, Madison County, eastbound & westbound beginning at log mile 13.93 (90 degree turn (US-45 Bypass)) to log mile 22.60 (Near Cave house Road), one lane will remain open.

Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be night time “rolling road blocks” at the following location, for retracing of pavement marking lines.  Weather Permitting.

  • SR-5, Madison County, northbound & southbound from Southside Walmart to Madison/Gibson County line (MM 8.0 to MM 24.0), one lane will remain open.

Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be night time “rolling road blocks” at the following location, for retracing of pavement marking lines.  Weather Permitting.

  • SR-186, Madison County, northbound & southbound from SR-1 (US-70)/Airways Boulevard to US 45 (SR-5) (MM 0.0 to MM 8.7), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail Repair and Concrete Barrier Rail Monday October 27 through Thursday October 30, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be night time lane closures at the following locations, to repair damaged concrete barrier rail.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

Concrete Barrier Rail

  • I-40, Shelby County, eastbound median (MM 0.0 to MM 2.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-240, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound median (MM 21.0 to MM 30.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-55, Shelby County, northbound median (MM 7.0 to MM 12.5), one lane will remain open.

Monday October 20, 8:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.:  There will be a day time lane closure at the following location, to repair damaged concrete barrier rail.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday October 22 through Wednesday October 29, 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.  Weather Permitting.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-22:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the ramp from State Route 431 to north of the ramp from State Route 43.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-118:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Mud Creek bridge to the Kentucky State Line.  Flagmen will be present.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-431:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Glenwood Drive to the Obion County Line.

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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