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Lane Closures Scheduled on I-40/I-240 Interchange

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 | 08:51am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will have temporary lane closures during the week on the I-40/240 interchange as work continues on the project.

All work and lane closures will take place during non-peak hours.

On Wednesday, May 21, the right lane of exit ramp 12A on I-240 north (Summer Avenue) will be closed from 8:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 22.

On Wednesday, May 21, the left lane of exit ramp 10A of I-40 westbound (Jackson, Miss. exit) will be closed for ramp work from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m.

On Thursday, May 22, lanes on Summer Avenue will be reduced to one lane in either direction for work on the I-240 bridge over Summer. Closures will be between White Station and Frontage Roads from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

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

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.



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