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West Tennessee Weekly Construction May8-14, 2014

Thursday, May 08, 2014 | 04:43am

BENTON COUNTY, SR-191 over I-40:

Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  At present there is a lane shift/closures eastbound westbound I-40 at mile marker 133.0.

Friday March 14 through Thursday May 22I-40 overhead bridge at mile marker 133.0 (State Route 191) will be CLOSED.

Friday May 9, 8:00 p. m. through Sunday May 11, 6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures on I-40 east and westbound at MM 133, for a lane shift, due to construction of overpass bridge.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

Monday May 12 through Thursday May 15, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures on I-40 east and westbound at MM 133.0, for a lane shift, due to construction of overpass bridge.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over an overflow and the Big Sandy River.  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 10’ lane restriction.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over the Rutherford Fork Obion River and overflows.  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  A signal system is being utilized and will reduce traffic to one lane with a 9.5’ lane restriction.

CHESTER COUNTY, SR-22:  Bridge Repair on State Route 22 over Dry Creek at the intersection of Willis Road.  A signal system is active with lights flashing yellow.  Roadway is opened to traffic.

CHESTER COUNTY, (SR-22,SR-100,SR-125,SR-197,SR-200,SR-201,SR-224,SR-225&SR-365): Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:  There will be possible “rolling” lane closures on various State Routes, for the retracing of painted pavement markings.

CROCKETT/GIBSON COUNTY, SR-188:  Construction of five (5) concrete box beam bridges on State Route 188 at the Crockett/Gibson County line.  The roadway is CLOSED with a detour route posted.

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.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR-69:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR-20 (US-412) to north of Rock Crusher Lane.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR-202:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from State Route 69 to State Route 114.

DYER COUNTY, I-155:  Monday May 5 through Monday May 12, 6:00 a. m.-7:00 p. m.:  Crack sealing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions.

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.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40, Interchange at SR 222:  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  The east and westbound shoulders at Exit 42 are CLOSED.

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.  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.

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.

GIBSON COUNTY, SR-152 (Joe Lucky Sr. Highway):  Miscellaneous safety improvements.  There will be possible lane closures at the intersection of State Route 186 & from the Humboldt City limits to State Route 186, for milling operations.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-18:  Construction of a concrete box beam bridge and paving on State Route 18 over Cypress Creek.  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There will be lane closures north and southbound with a temporary signal in place. One lane will remain open, in each direction.

HAYWOOD COUNTY,  I-40:  Construction for the West Tennessee Solar Farm and Welcome Center, including removal of Albright Road bridge. Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

HAYWOOD COUNTY,  I-40:  Construction at the intersection of State Route 76 & I-40 at the weigh station Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, (SR-76,SR-369,SR-1,SR-54,SR-19):  Thursday May 8 through Wednesday May 14:  There will be possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily on various State Routes, for crack sealing work.

HENDERSON COUNTY,  I-40:  Resurfacing from west of State Route 22 extending to west of State Route 114 will result in temporary lane closures each day.

Sunday May 11 through Thursday May 15, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be lane closures east & westbound I-40 between mile marker 108-116, for cold planing and paving operations.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

HENDERSON COUNTY, (SR-114):  Miscellaneous safety improvements
Thursday May 8 through Wednesday May 14, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:  There will be possible lane closures from State Route 201 to State Route 20/US-412, for the installation of rumble strips and the installation of various roadway signs.

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.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, SR-3:  Bridge Repair (2) on US-51 (State Route 3) over Chambers Branch. Traffic is reduced to one north and one southbound lane with a 12’ lane restriction.  Speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH.

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, I-40:
LOOK AHEAD:  Saturday May 17, 8:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m
.:  There will be lane closures westbound I-40 between mile marker 78.0-76.82, for spot milling and paving for patching potholes.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

MADISON COUNTY, US-70 (SR-1):  A bridge repair project over Gilmers Creek.
Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There will be lane closures in both the east and westbound directions on State Route 1, with a temporary signal, for duration of the project.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane with a 11’ lane restriction.  Signal was activated January 22, 2014.
Beginning March 14, 2014, traffic will be reduced to one lane with a 11’ 3” lane restriction.

MADISON COUNTY, (SR-5):  A bridge repair project over Middle Fork Forked Deer River.  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  At present there is a lane shift/closure on State Route 5 near Porter Cable.

MADISON COUNTY, (SR-5, Highland Drive) US-45:  Miscellaneous safety improvements
Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:   There will be possible lane closures at the intersection of North Highland Avenue and Lamar Drive, for the installation of signs, thermoplastic stripping and the upgrade of handicap ramps.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8:
Wednesday May 7
through Wednesday May 14:  The left inside shoulder of 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 and “wide loads” are restricted from using this.  The right shoulder of the entrance ramp from Riverside Drive to I-40 Eastbound has been narrowed to 12 feet and “wide loads” are restricted from using this.

LOOK AHEAD: Beginning Tuesday May 20:  Ramp G, the Eastbound Exit Ramp from I-40 Eastbound to Riverside Drive, will be CLOSED for approximately three months.  This is the first exit on Eastbound I-40 after crossing the Mississippi River.  The Exit to Front Street will be open; it is only the Exit to Riverside Drive that will be closed.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:
Wednesday May 07
through Wednesday May 14:  Eastbound lane of I-40 is closed. 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 June 2014.

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 07 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

SHELBY COUNTY-Annual Preventative and Unscheduled Maintenance of the Memphis I. T. S. System Equipment, including the TMC  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 from west of Davies Plantation Road LM-22.98 to the Fayette County line log mile 30.60:
Saturday May 10, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: 
There will be temporary lane closure east and westbound between Exit 24/25 and the Shelby/Fayette County line (MM 23.0 to MM 28.0), for bridge repair work.

Sunday May 11 through Thursday May 15, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closure east and westbound between US-64/Exit 18 and the Shelby/Fayette County line (MM 19.0 to MM 28.0), for milling and paving operations.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.:  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  A widening project on I-240 will cause temporary lane closures. Traffic has been moved to temporary ramps at the Walnut Grove interchange.

Monday May 12 through Thursday May 15, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 p. m.:  There will be temporary lane closures westbound I-240, 2 right lanes between mile marker 14.5 & mile marker 16.0, for the installation of underpass lighting at all overpasses.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40/I-240 Phase 2 Interchange Improvements Wednesday May 07 through Wednesday May 14:  Modification of the I-40/I-240 interchange.  No scheduled closures.

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 March 22:  The right lane of Sam Cooper Boulevard Eastbound was CLOSED, beginning east of Perkins Road to the I-40/I-240 interchange for bridge construction.  The right lane of Sam Cooper Boulevard Westbound was CLOSED, beginning east of the I-40/I-240 interchange for bridge construction.  Westbound Sam Cooper Boulevard traffic should utilize the inside lane of I-40.

Wednesday May 7 & Thursday May 8, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  The left lane and the inside shoulder of I-240 flyover will be closed, for installation of portable barrier rail.  The inside shoulder will be closed for approximately 2 weeks, for bent cap construction on the new I-40 flyover.

Saturday May 10, 6:30 a. m.-5:00 p. m.:  The left and right lanes of I-40 westbound will be temporary closed, beginning east of the Wolf River Bridge east of Exit 10A, to allow for excavation and removal of the bore cutting head used in drainage installation.  Exits 10A, 10B & Sam Cooper westbound will remain open.

Saturday May 10, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.:  The left lane of existing Ramp G/Exit ramp from I-240 northbound to go west on Sam Cooper, beginning just past the end of existing temporary barrier rail on Ramp G, to allow for the installation of portable barrier rail along Ramp G at Sam Cooper westbound.  Exit 12B & Sam Cooper will remain open.

Saturday May 10, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.:  The left lane of Ramp A/I-240 northbound from Walnut Grove towards I-40 eastbound (Sycamore View) will be temporary closed, beginning at north abutment of Greenway Bridge, to allow for restriping of existing pavement marking and installation of raised pavement markers. Upon completion of left lane pavement marking work, the right lane of Ramp A will be temporary closed, for the same distances and scope of work.

Saturday May 10, 7:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.:  The right lane of I-240 northbound will be temporary closed, beginning at Exit 12A, to allow for installation of portable barrier rail for I-40N westbound widening and for Frontage Road/Ramp M/I-240 northbound to Summer Avenue.  Exit 12A and existing Ramp M will remain open.

LOOK AHEAD: Thursday May 15 through Saturday May 17, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:  Reduce lanes on Summer Avenue to one lane in each direction, beginning near the redlight at White Station Road, for removal of existing parapet/overhang on the I-240 northbound bridge over Summer Avenue (Bridge 4). Police officers will assist in traffic shifts as necessary during the removal. Police officers will close traffic temporarily during the lifts of the overhang sections from the existing bridge.

Monday May 12, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. mThere will be temporary lane closures on I-240 northbound (MM 11.4 to MM 11.6), for overhead sign borings.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55:  The I-55 Welcome Center is CLOSED due to construction of a new facility.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55:|
Friday May 9 12:01 a. m.-6:00 a. m.: 
There will be temporary lane closures on I-55 westbound starting 1, 000’ east of the bridge over the Mississippi River, across into Arkansas approximately 1,000’ past the west end of the bridge, for the purpose of maintenance of the Arkansas Highway Department Weigh Station Equipment.

Friday May 9 12:01 a. m.-11:59 p. m.:  There will be a temporary shoulder closure starting at the west end of the I-55 Westbound bridge in Arkansas to approximately 4,000’ to the west, for the purpose of maintenance of the Arkansas Highway Department Weigh Station Equipment.

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-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 May 7 through Wednesday May 14: 
There will be intermittent lane closures on State Route 177 (Germantown Road), between Germantown City Limits (LM-1.65) to Stout Road (LM-2.40).  Flagmen will be utilized during these closures to ensure safety from oncoming traffic and construction equipment.  The closures will be intermittent and for as short a time as possible.

NOTE:  The outside lane on northbound State Route 177 at the Stout intersection is closed due to a gas line leak that MLGW has not yet completed repairing.  This MLGW work is not part of the project.  However, we have notified MLGW of our concerns with the partially open hole and have asked that they cover it completely with roadway plates until they can complete the repair and open the lane.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385:  Bridge Repair (2) on State Route 385 over Loosahatchie River left & right.  Traffic will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail Repair:  Monday May 12 through Thursday May 15, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be night time lane closures at the following locations, to repair damaged guardrail.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Haywood County, eastbound median (MM 58.0 to MM 59.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Shelby County, eastbound (MM 12.0 to MM 13.0), one lane will remain open.  Also,  this will include a partial ramp closures on the I-40 eastbound Exit Ramp at Sycamore View.
  • I-55, Shelby County, northbound (MM 5.0 to MM 6.0), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Retracing of Pavement Marking with Paint:  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT REGION 4, Relensing of Snowplowable Markers:  Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 14:  There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday May 7 through Wednesday May 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.  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

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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