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Weekend Lane Closures on I-55 South at Cane Creek

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 10:00am

MEMPHIS, Tenn. –The Tennessee Department of Transportation will have temporary weekend lane closures on the I-55 bridge over Cane Creek for several weekends this summer to make repairs to the north and southbound bridges. The repairs will continue this weekend on the southbound bridge. The closures are as follows:

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:00 a.m. crews will close two of the three southbound lanes on I-55 to replace the expansion joints.  One lane will remain open.

Tennessee Highway Patrol and TDOT HELP trucks will assist with traffic control. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes around the work zone.

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 www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway/ 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 www.twitter.com/TN511 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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