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West Tennessee Weekly Construction June 18-25, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | 05:19am

BENTON COUNTY,I-40 over the Tennessee River
Monday June 23 & Tuesday June 24, 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.: 
There will be temporary lane closures I-40 eastbound & westbound at Cuba Landing, for bridge inspection.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

BENTON COUNTY, SR-191 over I-40:
Wednesday June 18
through Wednesday June 25:  There could be possible intermittent lane closures on State Route 191 for bridge repair work.
Friday May 23:  I-40 overhead bridge at mile marker 133.0 (State Route 191) was opened to traffic.
Friday June 20, 8:00 p. m. through Monday June 23, 6:00 a. m.: 
There will be temporary lane closures on I-40 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 133.0, for a lane shift, due to construction of overpass bridge and paving operations.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-105:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Gibson County line to State Route 190.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424:  Bridge Replacement on State Route 424 over an overflow and the Big Sandy River.  Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  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 June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  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.

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

DYER COUNTY, I-155Bridge repair (2) over overflow right & left.  Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  There are no scheduled closures.
LOOK AHEAD July 7:  There will be lane closures in both directions on I-155, for installation of concrete barrier rail.  There will also be an 11’ width restriction 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 June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  The east and westbound shoulders at Exit 42 are CLOSED.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-59:  Resurfacing work will cause temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from State Route 194 to State Route 76.

FAYETTE COUNTY, (SR-1,SR-18,SR-57,SR-59,SR-76,SR-193,SR-194,SR-195,SR-196 & SR-222):
Thursday June 19 through Wednesday June 25, 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.

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.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-18:  Construction of a concrete box beam bridge and paving on State Route 18 over Cypress Creek.  Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  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 June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  There are no scheduled closures.

HAYWOOD COUNTY,  I-40:  Construction at the intersection of State Route 76 & I-40 at the weigh station Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  There are no scheduled closures.

HAYWOOD COUNTY,  SR-54:  Beginning Friday June 20, 6:00 p. m. through Monday June 23, 6:00 a. m.: A section of roadway will be closed to replace crosswalks around the County Court House in Brownsville.

HENDERSON COUNTY,  I-40:  Resurfacing from west of State Route 22 to west of State Route 114 will result in temporary lane closures each day.
Sunday June 22 through Thursday June 26, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be lane closures eastbound & westbound I-40 between mile marker 108.0-116.0, for cold planing and paving operations.  One lane will remain open.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

HENRY COUNTY, SR-54:  Beginning Thursday June 12 a section of roadway will be CLOSED in downtown Paris, to repair KWT railroad crossing.

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.  Roadway is open to traffic.  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, US-70 (SR-1):  A bridge repair project over Gilmers Creek.
Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  There will be lane closures in both the eastbound 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 restrictio.

MADISON COUNTY, (SR-5):  A bridge repair project over Middle Fork Forked Deer River.  Motorists should use caution while traveling through construction zone.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 8:
Wednesday June 18
through Wednesday June 25:  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.

Beginning Thursday, May 15: The exit ramp from Westbound I-40 to Riverside Drive has been narrowed to 14 feet (the right shoulder and a small portion of the lane). “Wide loads” are restricted from using this.  Beginning Tuesday May 20:  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 remain open; it is only the exit to Riverside Drive that will be closed.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Bridge over MS River Phase 9:
Wednesday June 18
through Wednesday June 25:  Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 have been reduced to 2 lanes opposite the Arkansas Weigh Station.  Contractor has closed the inside lane of Interstate 40.  The closure is located from approximately 1,800 feet east of Arkansas scales and continuing for 2,100 feet.  Eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 have been reduced to 2 lanes opposite the Arkansas Weigh Station.  Contractor has closed the inside lane of Interstate 40.  The closure is located approximately 1,850 feet west of Arkansas scales and continuing for 2,000 feet.  Lane closures on the I-40 bridge will be required until approximately December 15, 2014.

Look Ahead: Sunday, June 29, 2014 beginning at 5:30 am the westbound lanes of I-40 Hernando DeSoto bridge will be closed for approximately 5 hours. A detour will be posted.

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 June 18
through Wednesday June 25:  There are no scheduled closures.

SHELBY COUNTY-Annual Preventative and Unscheduled Maintenance of the Memphis I. T. S. System Equipment, including the TMC Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  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:
Sunday June 22 through
Thursday June 26, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be temporary lane closure eastbound and westbound between US-64/Exit 18 and the Shelby/Fayette County line (MM 19.0 to MM 28.0), for paving operations.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 North of SR-385 to North of Walnut Grove Rd.: Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  A widening project on I-240 will cause temporary lane closures. Traffic has been moved to temporary ramps at the Walnut Grove interchange.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40/I-240 Phase 2 Interchange Improvements Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  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 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.

Saturday June 21, 7:00 a. m.-6:30 p. m:  The left 2 lanes of I-40 eastbound (Little Rock to Nashville), beginning west of Exit 12A, will be temporary closed, to allow for installation of pavement markings and portable barrier rail for the roadway repair work near the existing bridge over Sam Cooper Ramp.  Exits 12A, 12B and 12C will remain open during this work.

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

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 June 18 through Wednesday June 25: 
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-385:  Bridge Repair (2) on State Route 385 over Loosahatchie River left & right.  Traffic will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane; a twelve (12’) lane will be maintained in each direction.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Retracing of Pavement Marking with Paint: Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25, 8PM-6AM:  There will be nighttime lane closures at the following location, for placement of proposed thermo retracing lane line/including ramps.

  • I-40, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 2.32 to MM 5.0), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4 Longitudinal Joint Stabilization:
Thursday June 19, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:
 There will be nighttime lane closures at the following locations, for longitudinal joint stabilization operations.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-55, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound New Horn Lake Road to I-240 (LM-5.74 to LM-8.05), one lane will remain open.

Sunday June 22 through Wednesday June 25, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be nighttime lane closures at the following locations, for longitudinal joint stabilization operations.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-55, Shelby County, eastbound & westbound New Horn Lake Road to I-240 (LM-5.74 to LM-8.05), one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4, Relensing of Snowplowable Markers: Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25:  There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Concrete Pavement Repair:
Thursday June 19, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m: 
There will be nighttime lane closures at the following locations, for concrete pavement repair.  These will not be simultaneous closures.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound (MM 4.35 to MM 2.80), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound & eastbound entrance ramp from SR-300, one lane will remain open.
  • SR-3 (US-51), Shelby County, entrance ramp to SR-300, one lane will remain open.

Saturday June 21, 3:00 a. m. through Monday June 23, 6:00 a. m.:  There will be daytime/nighttime lane closures at the following locations,  for concrete pavement repair.  These will not be simultaneous closures.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound (MM 4.35 to MM 2.80), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound & eastbound entrance ramp from SR-300, one lane will remain open.
  • SR-3 (US-51), Shelby County, entrance ramp to SR-300, one lane will remain open.

Monday June 23 through Wednesday June 25, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.:  There will be nighttime lane closures at the following locations,  for concrete pavement repair.  These will not be simultaneous closures.  THP will assist with traffic control.  Weather Permitting.

  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound (MM 4.35 to MM 2.80), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Shelby County, westbound & eastbound entrance ramp from SR-300, one lane will remain open.
  • SR-3 (US-51), Shelby County, entrance ramp to SR-300, one lane will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4, On-Call Guardrail Repair  Monday June 23 through Thursday June 26, 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.

  • SR-1 (45 Bypass to 45 South), Madison County, southbound (MM 15.0 to MM 16.0), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-5 (US 45 South), Madison County, northbound (MM 9.5 to MM 12.0), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-186 (US 45 Bypass), Madison County, southbound (MM 0.0 to MM 1.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Shelby County, eastbound (MM 1C.0 to MM 2.0), one lane will remain open.
  • I-55, Shelby County, northbound (MM 5.5 to MM 6.5), one lane will remain open.
  • I-240, Shelby County, westbound (MM 23.0 to MM 25.0), one lane will remain open.
  • SR-4 (Lamar Avenue), Shelby County, eastbound & westbound (MM 3.0 to MM 4.0), one lane will remain open.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday June 18 through Wednesday June 25, 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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