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East Tennessee Construction Report for January 18-24, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 | 08:13am

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 35 Hall Road near Associates Blvd.: Beginning Monday, January 22, 2018, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews perform road work through this local interstate connector construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use caution through this area.

 

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 South near Mile Marker 132.6: On Monday, January 22, 2018, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 142: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

 

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 between Lowwood Lane and Creekmoor Housley Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 near East Paul Lane: SR 297 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  This reduction will remain in place around the clock.  Motorists should be alert for this new condition, be prepared to stop, and use extreme in this area.

 

HAMBLEN COUNTY, I-81 South near Mile Marker 1.6: On Thursday, January 25, 2018, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect possible rolling roadblocks and short duration traffic stops as crews perform bridge construction. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

 

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 474 between SR 160 and Veteran’s Parkway: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns; workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, I-40 West at the I-81 North Interchange (Exit 421): Motorists should be alert for new lane designations in this area.  During this repair project, the right lane approaching the interchange will be designated for I-81 northbound traffic only.  The left lane will be for I-40 West traffic.  Motorists continuing on I-40 West must use the left lane.  Wide loads in excess of 14 feet in width traveling I-40 West through this area will need to follow the wide load detour of I-81 North to Exit 4 then follow I-81 South back to I-40 West.  No loads wider than 14 feet in width will be permitted across the bridge under repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect possible delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 92 Bridge across French Broad River in Dandridge: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this bridge construction project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-92-bridge-replacement.html

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 341 between I-81 and SR 66:  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

 

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West between Mile Markers 7.5 and 5: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, closed shoulders, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this construction project.

 

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Maloney Road and Woodson Drive: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts on Alcoa Highway southbound near Woodson Drive as crews continue work through this project. The left turn lane from southbound Alcoa Highway onto Woodson Drive is closed. Motorists on southbound Alcoa Highway wishing to access Woodson Drive will be detoured to SR 168 Governor John Sevier Highway to SR 33 Maryville Pike back to Woodson Drive.  This closure will remain in effect through the Spring of 2018.  During this time, there will be no left turns permitted onto southbound Alcoa Highway from Woodson Drive. Motorists on Woodson Drive wishing to access southbound Alcoa Highway should follow detour route. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use caution through this area. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and brief rolling roadblocks at various times through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduce speed and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-115-alcoa-highway-maloney-to-woodson.html

 

 

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Oak Ridge Hwy. /Western Ave.) between Schaad Road and I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures throughout this widening project.  Motorists traveling in this area should be alert for workers and equipment present and be alert for changing traffic conditions and use caution through this area. For updated project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-62-western-ave-schaad-rd-to-copper-kettle.html

 

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 Western Avenue between Texas Avenue and Major Avenue: Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns through this construction project. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times as crews move equipment. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-62-western-ave-texas-to-major.html

 

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Broadway at I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on Broadway underneath I-640 to occur at various as crews perform bridge work. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts in this area. Motorists should use caution and be alert for workers and equipment present through this interchange improvement project.  For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/interstate-640-interchange-at-north-broadway.html

 

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 North Broadway between Summit Hill and Jackson Avenue: Motorists should be alert for a right lane closure on SR 33 northbound to be left in place as crews perform sidewalk and storm drain construction through this Streetscapes project.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution through this area.

 

KNOX COUNTY, SR 131 Emory Road Bridge over Kerns Branch near Beeler Road in Harbison Crossroads: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, lane shifts, narrow lanes and use extreme caution in this area.

 

LOUDON COUNTY, SR 1 near Wheeler Drive and Dixie Lee Junction: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work is performed through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, traffic shifts and use extreme caution in this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/state-route-1-dixie-lee-junction.html

 

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between Simpson Road and US 11: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this intersection widening project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

 

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts at various times through this project. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-73-fort-loudoun-dam.html

 

MONROE COUNTY, US 11/SR 2 Bridge over Sweetwater Creek at Log Mile 5: US 11 (SR 2) is reduced to one lane around the clock controlled by a temporary traffic signal as crews perform bridge repairs in this area.  Motorists should be alert for new conditions, be prepared to stop, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.  This project is estimated to be completed on or before October 31, 2018.

 

MORGAN COUNTY, SR 29 between Old Highway 27 and Cumberland Mountain Circle Road: SR 29 is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.  This project is estimated to be complete by April 2018.

 

MORGAN/ROANE COUNTY, US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61:  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns, lane shifts, closed shoulders and possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times throughout this construction project. Motorists should be alert for reduced speeds and use extreme caution in this area.

 

SEVIER COUNTY, SR 71 between US 411 and Macon Lane: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through this area.

 

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North between Mile Markers 59 and 63: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work through this truck climbing lane construction project.  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, reduced speed limits, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

 

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North near Mile Marker 66.2: On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East at SR 67 (Exit 24): Motorists should be alert for construction activity, lane shifts, possible lane closures and changing conditions around the exit and entrance ramps and use extreme caution through this construction project.

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 354 between Old Towne Drive to US 11E/SR 34: Motorists should be alert for traffic shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area.

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 381 between Indian Ridge Road and Sunset Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadwork in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY, US 321/SR 34 Bridge over Limestone Creek neat Log Mile 1.75: US 321/SR 34 is reduced to one lane in each direction through this bridge replacement project.  The southbound traffic has been shifted onto the northbound side.  These lane closures and lane shifts will remain in place around the clock during construction.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, lane shifts, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this area.

 

For information on statewide interstate construction motorists can access the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay website at https://smartway.tn.gov/traffic

 

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