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Weekly Construction Report for Parts of East and Middle Tennessee for June 18 - June 24, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015 | 12:17pm

BRADLEY COUNTY, I-75 construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee Beam Bridge, including grading, drainage and paving at the Exit 20 interchange (U.S. 64 Bypass East, U.S. 74 East, SR-311, APD-40) (LM 4.86) in Cleveland:  Work continues on this project.  The contractor will be doing bridge work during this report period.  Any work requiring interstate lane closures is limited to Sunday through Thursday nights between 7PM - 6AM.  Signs will be posted and flaggers will assist with traffic control if needed.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.  [Simpson Construction Co., Inc./WC/CNM118]

BRADLEY COUNTY, I-75 grading, drainage and paving with concrete northbound and southbound off ramps at Exit 33, including the installation of traffic signals:  Work on this project is substantially complete.  Barrier rail has been installed on both the northbound and southbound ramps.  Paving operations are complete.  The contractor will be working on various items necessary for completion of the project.  No lane closures will be needed during this report period.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Greenstar, LLC/JM/CNN319]

BRADLEY COUNTY, I-75 grading, drainage, construction of retaining walls and paving at Exit 25 (State Route 60) interchange in Cleveland, including the installation of traffic signals:  Work on this project continues.  There are no scheduled lane closures during this report period.  Estimated project completion is September 2015.  [Steve Williams Construction, LLC./WC/CNN323]

BRADLEY and HAMILTON COUNTIES, I-75 resurfacing with Open Graded Friction Course from north of the weigh station exit in Hamilton County (LM 12.78/MM 12.78) to north of Bancroft Road in Bradley County (LM 2.98/MM 18.58):  Work on this project continues.  During this report period, the contractor will be performing milling and paving operations in both directions at nighttime between the hours of 7PM -6AM.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion is July 2015.  [Talley Construction Co., Inc./JM/CNN306]

BRADLEY COUNTY, U.S. 74 (SR-311, APD-40) construction of a new interchange between I-75 (Exit 20) and U.S. 11/64 (SR-2) at Stone Lake Extension in Cleveland:  Work on this project continues.  Traffic has been shifted onto the right shoulder on APD-40.  The speed limit on SR-311 in the construction zone has been lowered to 45 MPH.  Traffic needs to be aware of trucks entering and exiting on the southbound lanes of APD 40.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is October 2016.  [Talley Construction Co., Inc./WC/CNN307]

CANNON / WARREN COUNTY, U.S. 70S (SR-1) paving from near SR-281 in Cannon County to Spring Valley Road in McMinnville, Warren County:  This project is substantially complete.  Punchlist items are being addressed at various locations.  All permanent signs have been installed.  The subcontractor will be installing permanent stabilization (sod) in medians thru the length of the project.  All motorists should use extreme caution and be alert to construction equipment and vehicles on the project.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Highways, Inc./CP&JP/CNM127]

COFFEE COUNTY, I-24 grading, drainage and paving at the eastbound and westbound weigh stations from MM 117-115.5:  During this report period there will be clearing and grubbing shoulder work on I-24 East behind the barrier wall. The eastbound outside shoulder is closed with two 11’ lanes opened.  There will be no impact on the westbound side.  Although the lane widths are reduced on I-24 East, there will be no lane closures in either direction during this report period.   During this project, lane closures on I-24 will only be allowed nightly from 6PM – 6AM.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures and one lane will remain open at all times.  Estimated project completion date is August 2015.  [Highways, Inc./CP/CNM143]

COFFEE COUNTY, I-24 resurfacing with Open Graded Friction Course on I-24 from near AEDC Road (LM 20.81/near MM 117) to the bridge over Betsy Willis Creek (LM 28.96/near MM 125) including bridge repair:  Work on this project continues.  All bridge repair work on this project is complete.  Resurfacing activities will take place in both directions during this report period.  Lane closures for resurfacing activities on the interstate will only be permitted between 7PM until 6AM Sunday through Thursday.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures and one lane will remain open at all times.  Estimated project completion date is August 2015.  [Rogers Group, Inc./CP/CNN305]

COFFEE COUNTY, U.S. 41 (SR-2) repair of bridge over Little Duck River (LM 13.68 R&L):  Work on this project continues.  Temporary striping and barrier rail have been installed, and the bridge currently is down to only one 11’ lane of traffic in each direction for the duration of the project.  Estimated project completion is September 2015.  [Jamison Construction Co., Inc./CP/CNN002]

COFFEE, GRUNDY and MARION COUNTIES, I-24 expansion of rural TDOT SmartWay Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) from MM 109 to MM 157:  Work on this project continues.  There may be daytime or nighttime shoulder and short term lane closures throughout the project area as the contractor performs work for future traffic cameras and dynamic message signs.  Estimated completion date is May 2016.  [Stansell Electric Company, Inc./CP/CNN205]

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, SR-298 (Genesis Rd.) construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee Beam Bridge over I-40 (MM 320) in Crossville, including grading, drainage, and paving (LM 2.23):  Work on this project continues.  The inside and outside shoulders of I-40 are closed for both the eastbound and westbound lanes at exit 320 (Genesis Road).  The speed limit for I-40 has been reduced from 70 mph to 60 mph for the duration of construction.  Scheduled work includes continuing Phase 1 grade work.  Work on I-40 EB on ramp and WB off ramp may restrict traffic at times.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.  [Highways, Inc./DB/CNN117]

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, U.S. 70 (SR-1) bridge repair over Caney Fork River (L.M. 6.36):  Work continues on this project.  The bridge has been reduced to one lane (11’9”) for duration of project.  Traffic will be maintained and controlled by construction signs and temporary traffic signals.  Phase I of the bridge deck has been poured and the contractor is continuing activities in preparation to switch traffic.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Mid-State Construction Inc./DB/CNN281]

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, miscellaneous safety improvements on various local roads:  Work is substantially complete.  Project is awaiting final inspection and issuance of punch list.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Highway Markings, Inc./DB/CNN320] 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, SIA route serving CoLinx LLC in Crossville:  Work on this project continues.  Contractor activities include grade work.  Cox Avenue will be affected with intermittent day time lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Highways, Inc./DB/CNN268]

DeKALB COUNTY, SR-26 (U.S. 70) construction of a welded steel plate girder bridge and three retaining walls over the Caney Fork River and Sligo Road (LM 24.58):  This bridge replacement project continues.  During construction, the current bridge over the river will remain open to traffic until the new structure is constructed and able to carry traffic.  The contractor may have short lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis.  Flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control.  Estimated project completion date is June 2016.  [Massman Construction Co./CS/CNM073]

DeKALB COUNTY, SR-141 slide repair between log mile 0.93 and log mile 1.10, including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  During construction, the roadway will be closed to traffic for the safety of the traveling public due to the instability of the roadway.  Detours will be marked.  Estimated project completion date is December 2015.  [Jones Brothers, Inc./CS/CNP006]

FRANKLIN COUNTY, U.S. 41A (SR-16) resurfacing from Peters Road/Peabody Road (L.M 7.98) to east of Woodland Drive (L.M. 11.32):  Work on this project continues.  The contractor will be working at night only between the hours of 6PM and 6AM on Sundays through Thursdays.  During this report period, the contractor will be working on the final stages of the project.  Motorists may experience short delays.  Estimated project completion date is September 2015.  [Tinsley Asphalt, LLC/CP/CNP113]

GRUNDY COUNTY, I-24 resurfacing from east of Bell Mill Road to the Marion County Line, including miscellaneous safety improvements and sliplining of culverts at various locations:  Work on this project has begun.  On Friday June 19, 2015 beginning at 8PM, the contractor will begin the slip forming process on the concrete barrier wall on I-24 East and West.  The contractor will close the left lane on I-24 West from MM 135 to 132.3 and will also close the left lane on I-24 East from MM 131.1 to mm 132.7 for the entire weekend.  Traffic will be restored on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6AM.  Estimated project completion date is September 2015.  [Rogers Group, Inc./CV/CNP009]

HAMILTON COUNTY, South Crest Road Bridge repair project over I-24 (between MM 182.3 – 182.4) and East Main Street (Mid-State Construction Co, Inc.):  Work on this major bridge repair project on the South Crest Road Bridge over I-24 and East Main Street in Chattanooga continues. During the project, the bridge itself is closed, as well as the section of East Main Street beneath the bridge, while the contractor removes and replaces the bridge deck on the portion of the bridge directly overhead.  Detours will be posted for the duration of the project.  Additionally, there will be times during the project when work will require temporary lane closures on I-24 beneath the South Crest Road Bridge.  These interstate lane closures will only be allowed at nighttime on Sundays through Thursdays between the hours of 8PM and 5AM Eastern Time.  If weather allows, the contractor will have lane closures on I-24 East and West beneath the bridge during this report period for the safety of the traveling public as the contractor works overhead.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is August 2015.  [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./JM/CNN294]

HAMILTON COUNTY, U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Road/Boulevard):  This project is complete and awaiting final inspection.  Estimated project completion date is June 2015.  [Wright Brothers Construction Co., Inc./JM/CNK233]

HAMILTON COUNTY, SR 317 (Apison Pike) the grading, drainage and paving on from Old Lee Highway (LM 5.58) to SR-321 (Ooltewah-Ringgold Road) (LM 7.84):  Work on this project continues.  The contractor will be clearing, grubbing, installing erosion control measures, and installing sewer line.  The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is May 2017. [Wright Brothers Const. Co. /KP/CNN279]

HAMILTON COUNTY, SR-320 (East Brainerd Rd.) grading, drainage, installation of signals, construction of seven retaining walls and paving from east of Graysville Road to east of Bel-Air Road:  Work on this project continues.  The contractor will have intermittent lane closures between 9AM-2PM in both directions on East Brainerd Road between Kinsey Drive and Fuller Road to perform utility work. This work will require installing road crossings and boring underneath the roadway.  The contractor may have short-term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion is June 2017. [Mountain State Contractors, LLC /KP/CNN383]

HAMILTON COUNTY, SR-317 (Bonny Oaks Drive) resurfacing from SR-17 (LM 0.00 near Hillcrest Elementary School) to west of Silverdale Road (LM 4.47):  Work on this project has begun.  The contractor will have lane closures throughout the project area from 6PM to 4:30AM to mill for signal loops.  One lane of traffic will be open at all times.  Milling and paving operations are scheduled to begin on Monday evening, June 15, 2015.  Once the project gets started, milling and resurfacing operations will take place in the evenings between the hours of 6PM-4:30AM.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion is September 2015. [Wright Brothers Const. Co. /KP/CNP108]

HAMILTON COUNTY, SR-317 (Bonny Oaks Drive) improvement of the intersection with Volkswagen Drive (LM 3.85) serving Volkswagen Group of America, including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  The contractor will be on eastbound Bonny Oaks Drive at Volkswagen Drive excavating for a retaining wall and installing erosion control measures.  The contractor will also be on Volkswagen Drive working on the entrance and exit driveways to and from Amazon.  The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on as-needed basis.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is August 2015.  [Talley Construction Company, Inc. /KP/CNN304]

MARION COUNTY, Murphy Hollow Road at LM 0.07 construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee Beam Bridge over I-24 west of MM 165, including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  Interstate lane closures and traffic pacing will be permitted from 8PM to 6AM for the installation of temporary traffic control and beam erection operations.  One lane on I-24 will remain open during any interstate work that takes place.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is November 2015.  [Dement Construction Company, LLC/CV/CNN183]

McMINN COUNTY, SR-39 construction of a concrete box beam bridge over Chestuee Creek (LM 15.68), including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  SR-39 will be down to one lane as the contractor works to remove the existing bridge.  Traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal for the safety of the traveling public.  Estimated project completion is April 2016.  [Simpson Construction Co., Inc./WC/CNP011]

MEIGS COUNTY, SR-30 relocation beginning east of the Tennessee River to west of SR-58:  Work on this project is substantially complete.  There will be few, if any, traffic disruptions from here on out until punchlist work is complete.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion is June 2015.  [Charles Blalock & Sons/JM/CNK010]

MEIGS and RHEA COUNTIES, SR-60 bridge repair over Tennessee River (LM 3.10):  Work on this project continues.  The bridge is down to only one lane of traffic as repair work is performed on the bridge.  Traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal for the safety of the traveling public.  Estimated project completion is June 2015.  [Olympus Painting Contractors, Inc./JM/ CNM326]

POLK COUNTY, U.S. 64 (SR-40) construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Maddens Branch (LM 11.06), including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  Currently the bridge is down to only one lane as construction on the new bridge gets underway.  Traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal for the safety of the traveling public.  Estimated project completion is October 2016.  [Simpson Construction Co., Inc./WC/CNP016]

POLK COUNTY, U.S. 64 (SR-40) miscellaneous safety improvements including resurfacing from east of SR-314 to west of SR-30, and from east of Rock Creek to east of Brush Creek:  Work on this project is complete and awaiting final inspection.  Estimated project completion is August 2015.  [Talley Construction Co., Inc./WC/CNN941]

PUTNAM COUNTY, SR-56 bridge repair over I-40 (LM 0.54):  Work on this project continues.  The contractor may have short lane closures to perform various operations on an as needed basis.  Flaggers will be on site to help with traffic control.  Nighttime interstate lane closures and traffic pacing will be permitted for bridge repair operations if necessary, but only during the hours of 8PM to 6AM.  One lane of I-40 in each direction will be maintained during these temporary closures.  During this report period the contractor may have interstate lane closures on each evening except for Friday and Saturday nights to allow the contractor to perform work on the bridge overhead as part of Phase 2 of the project.  THP will assist with traffic control as necessary during interstate lane closures.  Estimated project completion is June 2015.  [Jamison Construction, LLC/CS/CNN322]

PUTNAM COUNTY, SR-84 slide mitigation at LM 10.5 and LM 11.0, including grading drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  SR-84 is now closed to through traffic in this area because a section of the roadway has become unstable.  In the interest of public safety, the roadway will remain closed until it is determined that it is safe to reopen.  Detour routes are marked.  Estimated project completion is July 2015.  [J&M Grading Division, LLC/CS/CNN169]

PUTNAM and WHITE COUNTIES, SR-111 resurfacing from north of SR-136 in White County (LM 17.43) to north of SR-136 in Putnam County (LM 2.03):  Work on this project will begin on June 22, 2015.  The contractor may have short lane closures to perform various operations on an as needed basis.  Flaggers will be on site to help with traffic control.  Estimated project completion is September 2015.  [Tinsley Asphalt, LLC/CS/CNP111]

RHEA COUNTY, SR-378 bridge repair project over Little Richland Creek (LM 1.58):  The bridge reopened to traffic on June 12, 2015.  Estimated project completion is June 2015.  [Simpson Construction Co., Inc./JM/CNN239]

RHEA COUNTY, State Industrial Access Road project serving General Shale Brick in Spring City, including grading, drainage and paving:  Work on this project continues.  There are no lane closures required at this time, and traffic is not impacted by work on this project.  Estimated project completion is June 2015.  [J&M Grading Division, LLC./JM/CNN227]

VAN BUREN COUNTY, SR-111 grading, drainage, and paving from south of Manus Road to south of SR-285 near Double Bridge Road:  Work on this project continues. Utilities are currently being installed.  Grading and blasting operations continue and the contractor is addressing the slope with removal of unsuitable material and installing graded solid rock within the construction zone.  Motorists should expect periodic delays.  Flaggers will be present during progression of work.  Motorists should use caution and be alert to construction equipment and vehicles within the work zone. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH and is being enforced.  Estimated project completion date is spring 2016.  [Jones Bros., Inc. /CP&JP/CNM266]

WHITE COUNTY, SR-111 (Spencer Hwy.) repair of bridge over Calfkiller River (LM 6.37) in Sparta:  Work on this project continues.  The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis.  Flaggers will assist with traffic control as necessary.  Project completion date is June 2015.  [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./CS/CNN292]