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Weekly Roadway Activity Report for TDOT Region 2 for Nov. 1 - Nov. 7, 2018

Thursday, November 01, 2018 | 01:28pm

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DISTRICT 27

 

CLAY COUNTY SR-53 bridge repair over the Obey River (LM 8.89):   Contractor may be onsite performing punch lists items as needed to complete project. Lane shifts and/or closures may be used to facilitate this work. Motorists are encouraged to watch for construction operations in the roadway. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Moore/CNR284]

 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SR-101 (Peavine Road) grading, drainage, and paving from Firetower Road to Westchester/Catoosa Boulevard:   As grade work progresses, motorists should be alert for shifts in traffic patterns to allow for construction activities. Current activities include paving activities, utility relocation, grade work, storm drain, base stone, and curb and gutter. Temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages may be needed to support ongoing work. Motorists should reduce speeds on Peavine Road and be alert for construction personnel and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.  Estimated project completion date is November 2020.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Bradley/CNQ921]

 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY US-127 (SR-28) from Plateau Road (LM 22.68) to the bridge over Clear Creek (LM 30.50) and SR-298 from north of Redmond Lane (LM 6.75) to south of Roy McCoy Road (LM 12.38) resurfacing (microsurfacing):   Contractor will be completing punch list items on SR 298 (Genesis Road) and may require temporary lane closures.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Hudson Construction Company/Bradley/CNS018]

 

FENTRESS COUNTY SR-28 Construction of an acceleration lane (LM 21) and safety improvements near the Jamestown City limits (LM 20.78) to the Pickett County line (LM 33.58):   Contractor has completed primary work on this project and will be on site intermittently to complete punch list items. Motorists should obey posted speed limit and watch for personnel and vehicles in roadway. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Superior Traffic Control, LLC/Moore/CNR144]

 

FENTRESS COUNTY SR-52 resurfacing from east of the Obey River (LM 5.48) to west of SR-154 (LM 11.00):   Contractor is scheduled to be performing paving and milling operations this week. Contractor will use flaggers and maintain one lane during construction. Motorists are encouraged to obey posted speed limit and watch for construction equipment in the roadway. RESTRICTIONS: Loads wider than 10' should seek alternate route. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group Inc./Moore/CNS239]

 

FENTRESS AND OVERTON COUNTY Resurfacing: SR-85 from west of SR-164 (LM 22.00) to west of Old Grimsley Road AND SR-164 from south of Roger Norrod Lane (LM 8.72) to SR-85 (LM 13.72):   Contractor has completed paving operations. Contractor may be on site intermittently to complete work. Motorists are encouraged to obey posted speed limit and watch for construction equipment in roadway. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group Inc./Moore/CNS939]

 

JACKSON COUNTY SR-290 resurfacing from SR-53 (LM 0.00) to SR-56 (LM 10.60):   This project is complete and the final inspection has been conducted. Intermittent lane closures may be used to allow contractor to address punchlist items.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group Inc./Moore/CNS940]

 

JACKSON COUNTY SR-56 Resurfacing from SR-53 (LM 10.94) to near bridge over Germany Branch (LM 17.75):   Contractor has completed paving operations. Contractor will be on site performing miscellaneous work to complete project. Intermittent lane closures may be used to facilitate this work. Motorists should obey posted speed limit and watch for construction equipment in roadway.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Moore/CNS177]

 

OVERTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-136 (STATE HWY. 136) both directions from LM 3.74 to LM 3.74:   Bridge inspection will be performing its 2-year inspection on the SR-136 bridge over the Roaring River at LM 3.74 on Tuesday, 11/6/18 from 9 am till 2 pm. One lane will be closed during the inspection.

 

OVERTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-136 (STATE HWY. 136) both directions from LM 5.26 to LM 5.26:   Bridge inspection will be performing its 2-year inspection on the SR-136 bridge over Flat Creek at LM 5.26 on Wednesday, 11/7/18 from 9 am till 2 pm. One lane will be closed during the inspection.

 

OVERTON COUNTY SR-52 grading, drainage, signals and paving from near Oakley-Allons Road (LM 6.58) to SR-111 (LM 10.23):   Contractor will be on site to perform miscellaneous work as required to complete project. Shoulder closures may be used to accommodate this work. Motorists should obey speed limit and watch for construction equipment. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[J & M Grading Division LLC/Moore/CNP114]

 

PUTNAM COUNTY SR-62 resurfacing from east of Meadow Creek bridge (LM 5.28) to the Fentress County line (LM 10.40) and on SR-84 from the White County line (LM 0.00) to north of Henry Cemetery Road (LM 6.11):   Contractor scheduled to perform pavement marking this week. Contractor will use flagging operations to maintain one lane during construction.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Cookeville/CNS941]

 

PUTNAM AND OVERTON COUNTY SR-136 resurfacing from Bear Creek Road in Putnam County (LM 8.98), through Overton County and back into Putnam County to the Overton County line (LM 1.36):   The contractor will be resurfacing throughout the project during daytime hours. This will result in lane closures with flagging operations. Motorists should use extreme caution and be alert to construction equipment and workers. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Cookeville/CNS232 ]

 

WHITE COUNTY SR-111 resurfacing from the Van Buren County line (LM 0.00) to Shady Oak Road (LM 4.20):   The contractor will be milling the existing surface and resurfacing when milling is completed. This will result in temporary lane closures both directions during daytime hours. Motorists are advised to use caution and be alert to all contraction signage. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Cookeville/CNS180]

 

WHITE COUNTY The resurfacing on US-70 (SR-1) from LM 7.69 to LM 10.61; US-70 (SR-26) from LM 9.82 to LM 10.79; and SR-84 from US-70 (SR-1) LM 0.00 to LM 0.12:   Contractor is currently resurfacing side roads, adjusting utilities, and installing pavement markings throughout the project. Motorists should expect temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages during this time. Motorists are advised to observe the posted speed limits when entering the work zone, and to be alert of all construction personnel, equipment and vehicles.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Cookeville/CNS917]

 

DISTRICT 28

 

COFFEE AND WARREN COUNTY SR-55 Resurfacing from north of Interstate Drive (LM 15.32) to north of Swan Road (LM 19.28):   The contractor will be milling the existing surface and resurfacing when milling is completed. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution. There will be temporary lane closures in both directions. Work will take place during the day between the hours of 6:30AM and 7:30PM. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Parnham/CNS230]

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY SR-127 the construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over the Elk River (LM 6.21), including grading, drainage and paving:   Work on this project continues. RESTRICTIONS: Bridge will be reduced to one 10.5’ lane and controlled with a temporary traffic signal until further notice. Estimated project completion date is December 2018.
[Simpson Construction Company, Inc./Hussein/CNR044]

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY SR-476 bridge repair over the Elk River (LM 3.39) and Hurricane Creek (LM 7.40):   Work continues on this project. The bridge is down to one lane and controlled with a traffic signal. RESTRICTIONS: The bridge is reduced to one 9’ lane and controlled with a temporary traffic signal until further notice. Estimated project completion date is December 2018.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Hussein/CNQ930]

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY US-64BR (SR-15) resurfacing from US-41A (SR-16) (LM 13.7) to west of Money Lane (LM 18.3):   Progress work on this project will continue Monday thru Saturday 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM, weather permitting. The contractor may have lane closures in order to perform the necessary work. Motorists should use extreme caution and be alert to construction equipment and workers. Safety personnel will be present.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Tinsley Asphalt, LLC/Hussein/CNS240]

 

FRANKLIN AND MARION COUNTY SR-156 Resurfacing from the Marion County line (LM 0) to the Marion County line (LM 2.05), from the Franklin County line (LM 0) to west of Frank Bolton Road (LM 3.06):   Work on this project will continue daily 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM, weather permitting. The contractor may have lane closures in order to perform the necessary work. Motorists should use extreme caution and be alert to construction equipment and workers. Safety personnel will be present.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Tinsley Asphalt, LLC/Hussein/CNS176]

 

GRUNDY COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-50 westbound from LM 8.7 to LM 8.8:   Wednesday, 10/31/18 through Wednesday, 11/7/18, westbound, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM (24 hours). There will be a lane closure for slide repair. Temporary traffic signals are in place.

 

GRUNDY COUNTY SR-108 resurfacing from SR-56 (LM 12.02) to west of Eagle Lake Road (LM 15.00), including addition of a turn lane:   Contractor will be onsite working on punch list. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Tinsley Asphalt, LLC/Voiles/CNS250]

 

MARION COUNTY I-24 WB resurfacing from the Grundy County line (MM 127) to east of the bridge over Cave Cove Creek (MM 134):   Substantial work has completed on this project. The inspection and if necessary any punch list items are pending. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Hussein/CNS914]

 

MARION COUNTY SR-156 over Running Water Creek (LM 25.58) bridge rehabilitation:   SR-156 is reduced to one lane across Running Water Creek Bridge and controlled with a temporary traffic signal while the bridge is repaired. Project completion date October 15th, 2019. Estimated project completion date is October 2019.
[Mid-State Construction Company, INC/Voiles/CNS905]

 

WARREN COUNTY SR-288 construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Collins River (LM 4.97), including grading, drainage and paving:   The bridge is currently reduced to one 12-ft. lane to allow the contractor to construct the new bridge. While the bridge is down to one lane, traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal for the safety of the traveling public. Motorists should expect periodic delays and use caution in the work zone. RESTRICTIONS: Reduced to one 12-ft lane.
[Palmertree Construction Company, LLC/Parnham/CNQ270]

 

WARREN COUNTY SR-8 over Collins River (LM 8.14) Bridge Repair:   The bridge is currently reduced to one 11-ft. lane to allow the contractor to repair the existing bridge. While the bridge is down to one lane, traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal for the safety of the traveling public. Motorists should expect periodic delays and use caution in the work zone. RESTRICTIONS: One 11-foot lane. Estimated project completion date is August 2019.
[Jamison Construction/Parnham/CNS254]

 

DISTRICT 29

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 East and West drainage improvement from MM 173 to 175:   The drainage improvement project at Exit 174 is underway. There will be lane closures along US-41 in the vicinity of the interchange. Ramps will remain open but could be subject to width and lane restrictions. Additionally, there will be a night time (9 PM to 6 AM) lane closure along I-24 EB to support guardrail installation. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Talley Construction Company/Micka/CNS324]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY US-27 (I-124) widening from I-24/US-27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening the Olgiati Bridge:   Work on this project continues with activities occurring on the west side of southbound US-27. Motorists should be alert for construction vehicles entering and leaving the area along the access ramps for east and westbound M. L. King Boulevard. The speed limit for the access ramp is 35 MPH. The 12th Street tie-in ramp to US-27 South has been temporarily closed. This closure will be in place until further notice. Additionally, the southbound ramp from W. Main St.to southbound US-27 has been temporarily closed and will remain so until further notice. Detours are posted. Motorists should pay close attention to the detour signage posted. The speed limit on US-27 in the construction zone remains 45 MPH. Weather permitting, the contractor may implement temporary lane/shoulder closures on weeknights between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM. At least one lane will remain open in each direction on US-27.  Estimated project completion date is January 2020.
[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNP230]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY US-127 (SR-8) slope repair of Signal Mountain Blvd. at log mile 16.05:   During this report period, the contractor will have one lane closed while performing slope stabilization operations. Temporary traffic signals are in place on either end of the project to control traffic. Additional flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. RESTRICTIONS: 10 foot lane Estimated project completion date is December 2018.
[GSI/Maintenance/MAINT]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-153 resurfacing from I-75 (LM 0.00) to Shallowford Road (LM 2.60), including bridge deck repair:   This project could involve nightly lane closures to support the project activities. This will involve both NB & SB lane closures on SR-153 (Sunday - Thursday, 9 PM to 6 AM). This project could involve nightly lane closures to support the project activities. This will involve both NB & SB lane closures on SR-153 (Sunday - Thursday, 9 PM to 6 AM). Additionally, There will be a daytime lane closure (9 AM - 3 PM) to support a fog seal operation on Monday (11/05/18) & Tuesday (11/06/18). Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNS251]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-320 (East Brainerd Road) grading, drainage, installation of signals, construction of seven retaining walls and paving from east of Graysville Road to east of Bel-Air Road:   During this report period, the contractor will have intermittent lane closures between 9AM-2PM. This work may affect either direction of East Brainerd Road or side streets from Graysville Road to Hamlet Drive. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Jones Bros. Contractors, LLC/Pruett/CNN383]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-58 miscellaneous safety improvements at the intersection of SR-312 (Birchwood Pike) (LM 15.70):   Contractor will be completing various safety improvements at the intersection of SR-58 & Birchwood Pike. No southbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 5 AM and 9 AM. No northbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 3 PM and 6 PM. Work will be allowed on Saturdays but flagging personnel will be present to ensure continued traffic flow. Estimated project completion date is April 2019.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Pruett/CNS273]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY US-11/64 SR-2 (Brainerd Rd./Lee Hwy.) resurfacing from east of Moore Road (LM 13.85) to east of Airport Road (LM 15.84):   The contractor has begun milling & paving operations and will have intermittent lane closures for resurfacing operations Sunday through Thursday from 8PM to 6AM. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Wright Brothers Construction Co., Inc./Pruett/CNS228]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-30, grading, drainage and paving on SR-30 from Jackson Street to east of Knight Road in Athens:   Traffic along SR-30 through the project's length has been restricted to one lane in each direction with turning lanes provided at critical intersections and business access. This phase one construction activity has all traffic on the previous westbound side of SR-30. All businesses are provided with accessibility.  Estimated project completion date is October 2019.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNR078]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-305 resurfacing from west of US-11 (SR-2) (LM 2.86) to west of I-75 (LM 5.00):   The contractor will have a lane closed with flaggers directing traffic as they work. Traveling public is advised to be aware of the flaggers on the project. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group Inc./Curtis/CNS187]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-30 resurfacing from US-411 (SR-33) (LM 2.65) to west of Tellico Reliance Road (LM 8.00):   The contractor will have lane closures on this project during work. They will have pilot car directing traffic and also flaggers to help with traffic. They will be milling and paving during these lane closures. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNS241]

 

POLK COUNTY US-64 (SR-40) construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Branch and TOHA Old Line railroad (LM 24.85), including grading, drainage and paving:   The contractor has shifted traffic onto the new bridge. There will be intermittent lane closures as the contractor continues to work on the retaining wall. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNQ900]

 

RHEA COUNTY SR-29 Improvement at Cawood Road (LM 27.3) including grading, drainage, and paving; resurfacing from south of Vanns Creek Road/Hoyal Road (LM 23.4) to north of Haskel Road (LM 25.3):   There will be day time lane closure (Monday - Saturday) to support paving activities through the project limits. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Micka/CNS935 ]

 

REGION WIDE

 

REGION 2 TDOT Maintenance drainage work:   There will be possible short-term lane and shoulder closures at various locations in Region 2 in order to clean rock and debris from ditches on an as-needed basis. One lane will be maintained at all times.
[TDOT Operations/Maintenance/R2MAINT]

 

REGION 2 TDOT Maintenance mowing and brush removal:   There will be possible short-term lane and shoulder closures at various locations in Region 2 in order to perform contract mowing and brush removal on an as-needed basis. In addition to performing the work, regional Operations crews will also provide traffic control.
[TDOT Operations/Maintenance/R2MAINT]

 

REGION 2 TDOT Maintenance pothole repair and pavement patching:   There will be possible short-term emergency lane closures at various locations in Region 2 in order to repair potholes and patch pavement on an as-needed basis. Depending on location and severity these repairs may be done during the day or at night. In addition to performing the work, regional Operations crews will also provide traffic control.
[TDOT Operations/Maintenance/R2MAINT]

 

REGION 2 on-call cable barrier repair on various interstate and state routes:   The contractor may have short term shoulder closures in order to perform cable rail repair. Both travel lanes will remain open to traffic at all times on the Interstate during any work that is performed.  Estimated project completion date is December 2018.
[RMD Holdings, LTD DBA Nationwide Construction Group/Parnham/CNR262]

 

REGION 2 on-call guardrail repair and new guardrail installation on various interstate and state routes:   The contractor may have short term shoulder and/or lane closures in order to perform guardrail repair. These closures will take place on the interstate nightly from 7PM to 6AM Sundays through Thursdays and daily on State Routes. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic at all times on the Interstate, and flaggers will be present on State Routes during any work that is performed.  Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
[Cumberland Guardrail, Inc./Parnham/CNS928]

 

REGION 2 preventative and unscheduled maintenance of Chattanooga SmartWay Intelligent Transportation System:   The contractor may have short term shoulder and/or lane closures in order to perform preventative or unscheduled maintenance to the local SmartWay Intelligent Transportation System. Work hours are 9AM to 3:30PM. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic at all times. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is October 2019.
[NABCO Electric Company, Inc./Pruett/CNQ287]

 

REGION 2 sweeping and drain cleaning on various interstate and state routes:   There will be mobile lane closures supporting a sweeping operation along regional interstates and highways through this reporting period. Both the sweeping activity will happen Sunday - Thursday (8PM - 6AM).  Estimated project completion date is February 2019.
[Blevins Enterprises, Inc./Micka/CNR292]

 

REGION 2 On-call concrete pavement repair:   TDOT contract crews will make concrete repairs this weekend on I-75 North in Hamilton County near mile marker 8.2 between Exit 7 (Bonny Oaks Drive/Old Lee Hwy.) and Exit 9 (Volkswagen Drive).  The area to be repaired is in lane #2, so the fast lane (lane #1) will also be closed during the work.  The work will take place beginning at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, November 2, 2018 and ending by or before noon EST on Sunday, November 4, 2018.  This work will consist of sawing and removing damaged concrete slabs and re-pouring them with new concrete, which will need several hours to harden enough to handle traffic.  Two lanes will remain open to traffic during this work.  As soon as the concrete hardens enough to pass strength tests, all lanes will be reopened to traffic.  While this work takes place, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and a truck-mounted attenuator with a message board will be on site to assist with traffic control and information.  Drivers are urged to obey the signage and pay close attention to changing conditions in the work zone.   During the week, the contractor will be working on I-24 at Exit 161 in Marion County. All exit ramps will remain open. Traffic will be shifted onto the shoulder while work is being completed. Estimated project completion date is March 2019.
[Vulcan Materials/Voiles/CNS233]

 

REGION 2 The relensing of snowplowable pavement markers on various Interstate and State Routes:   The contractor will be having intermittent lane closures on I-24, I-75, and US29 in Hamilton, Bradley, and McMinn County starting on Thursday of this reporting period. The work will start around 7 PM and last to 6 AM. This will be a moving operation with THP out on the project to help with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is November 2018.
[K & S Markers, Inc./Curtis/CNS092]

 

 

 

 

RESTRICTIONS

FENTRESS COUNTY - CNS239: Loads wider than 10' should seek alternate route.

FRANKLIN COUNTY - CNR044: Bridge will be reduced to one 10.5’ lane and controlled with a temporary traffic signal until further notice.

FRANKLIN COUNTY - CNQ930: The bridge is reduced to one 9’ lane and controlled with a temporary traffic signal until further notice.

WARREN COUNTY - CNQ270: Reduced to one 12-ft lane.

WARREN COUNTY - CNS254: One 11-foot lane.

HAMILTON COUNTY - MAINT: 10 foot lane

 

 

 

Motorists are encouraged to use caution and obey reduced speed limits in all TDOT work zones, regardless of lane closure activity.

Information in this report is provided to the Department of Transportation by the contractors. Most work is weather dependent and subject to change due to inclement weather. All times are local.

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