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West Tennessee Weekly Construction July 11-18, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018 | 09:25am

District 47 - West TN - Northern

BENTON COUNTY, SR 69: A resurfacing project on SR 69 from SR 391 to Rocky Ridge Road will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR 104: The grading, drainage, paving and construction of a bridge on SR 104 over Grassy Hollow Creek. Roadway is CLOSED for duration of project.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR 423: The grading, drainage, construction of a concrete I-beam bridge onSR 423 over  Clear Creek. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Restrictions: Monday, February 12, a traffic signal system is being utilized. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 10’ lane restriction.

DYER COUNTY, SR-3/US-51: Repair of bridges over South Fork Forked Deer River. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway in a construction zone. Traffic is reduced to one lane on US 51 (SR 3) in both north and southbound directions, from LM 24.73 to LM 25.00 in Lauderdale County and LM 0.00 to LM 0.40 in Dyer County. SR-3/US-51 northbound traffic is then shifted to the southbound lanes in the crossover areas. *Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 portion of the project.

Restrictions: There is a 12’ 10” lane restriction.

DYER COUNTY, SR-20 (US 412): Repair of bridges over North Fork Forked Deer River. *Speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH. Restrictions: Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 12’ lane restriction.

DYER COUNTY, SR-20 (US 412): Repair of bridges over Lewis Creek. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

On Monday, May 7, SR 20 was shifted into the westbound direction from LM 2.16 to LM 2.74 for bridge repair. Construction signs and message boards are in use.

Restrictions: Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 12’ lane restriction.

HENRY COUNTY, SR-54: The grading, drainage, construction of bridges, retaining wall and paving on SR 54 from near Rison Street to near Smith Road. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. *Speed limit has been reduced to 35MPH.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-78: Construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee bridge on SR 78 over drainage ditch including grading, drainage, and paving will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

Restrictions: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018, a traffic signal system is being utilized. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 9’ lane restriction.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69: Grading, drainage, construction of eight bridges on future I-69 from south of US 51 (SR 3) to south of US 45W (SR 5) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 (SR 3) portion of the project. The inside southbound lane on SR 3 is closed to all traffic for installation of barrier rail.

Restrictions: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 SR 3 has a lane shift in the north and southbound directions. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 11’ 6” lane restriction.

OBION COUNTY, SR-5: A resurfacing project on SR 5 from US 51 (SR 3) to the Kentucky State line will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

OBION COUNTY, SR-21: A resurfacing project on SR 21 from SR 183 to US 51 (SR 3) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

OBION COUNTY, SR-184: A resurfacing project on SR 184 from SR 21 to Church Street will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

TDOT Region IV Random Retracing Contract: A retracing project in Shelby Co. on various routes will cause possible lane closures for the duration of project.

District 48 - West TN – Middle/Southern

CHESTER/MCNAIRY COUNTIES, SR-22A; A resurfacing project on SR 22A in McNairy County through Chester County to the Henderson County line will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

CHESTER COUNTY, SR-200: The resurfacing on SR 200 from Rabbit Ranch Rd. (LM 3.05) to the Henderson Co. line (LM 10.84) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

CROCKETT COUNTY, SR-76: The grading, drainage, paving and construction of bridges on

SR 76 over Cypress Creek and overflow. On February 7, 2018, a traffic signal system is being utilized.

Restriction: There is an 11’ width restriction in place. Traffic reduced to one lane.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR 69:  On February 7, 2018 there was a lane closure on SR 69 to repair the bridge over Lick Creek. Temporary signals will be in use. Restriction: There is a 12’ width restriction in place.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: The grading, drainage, construction of a concrete bulb-tee bridge and paving on I-40 at the SR 196 (Hickory Withe Road) interchange. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Thursday, July 12, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary lane closures on I-40 eastbound from MM 28.0 to MM 30.0 for the placement of temporary barrier rail and pavement markings. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction with a 60MPH speed limit. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Back up date will be Friday, July 13, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-57: A resurfacing project on SR 57 from Old Rogers Spring Road to SR 125 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-100: Intersection improvements, including the grading, drainage and paving SR 100 at the intersection of SR 138 (LM 11.74) in Toone will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-128: The grading, drainage, and paving on SR 128 from south of One Stop Drive to south of Opel Loop. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-I-40:  Sunday, July 15, through Thursday, July 19, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary inside and outside lane closures on I-40 east and westbound near Koko Rd to the SR 19 (Mercer Rd) ramp for milling and paving operations.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-SR-19 (Brownsville Bypass): A widening project on SR 19 from west of Windrow Road to SR 76 south of Brownsville will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HAYWOOD COUNTY–SR-76: Construction of a concrete bulb tee beam bridge over the Hatchie River – Wednesday, May 3, 2017 SR 76 CLOSED approx. 1 mile south of the I-40/Exit 56 interchange for removal of the truss bridge. *Local traffic will have access up to the bridge. An interstate detour is posted at Exit 56 and Exit 52 (Stanton/KoKo Road).

HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-22: The resurfacing on SR-22 from near Bud Crockett Drive (LM 16.25) to I-40 will have intermittent lane closures daily.

HENDERSON COUNTY, SR-104: The resurfacing on SR 104 from the Carroll County line to south of Rock Milam Road will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

MADISON COUNTY, I-40: Resurfacing from near US 70 (SR 1) mile marker 87 to Henderson County Line mile marker 95.

Sunday, July 15, through Thursday, July 19, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be temporary inside and outside lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from MM 87 to MM 95 for cold planning and paving operations.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-5: Resurfacing US 45 (SR 5) from SR 186/SR 43 to the Gibson County line will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-186 (US 45 Bypass) and I-40: Interchange improvements on SR 186 (US 45) north and southbound from the I-40 ramps to Old Hickory Blvd for paving and construction of retaining walls.  Widening of I-40 from just east of Exit 79 to just east of Exit 82.

Thursday, July 12, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: The right lane of SR-186 northbound, just south of the I-40 overpass, will be closed to remove temporary barrier rail.

Backup Date will be Friday, July 13, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be intermittent lane closures on I-40 westbound between MM 82-80 for paving operations. Weather Permitting.

Saturday, July 14, 4:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: The left lane of I-40 east and westbound between MM 82-80 will be closed for setting Barrier Rail. East and westbound will not be closed at the same time. Weather Permitting.

Saturday, July 14, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, July 16, 6:00 a.m.: The left lane of I-40 east and westbound between MM 82-80 will be closed for setting Barrier Rail. East and westbound will not be closed at the same time. Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD:

Saturday, July 21, 4:00 a. m.-8:00 p.m.: There will be intermittent single lane closures on I-40 east and westbound for removal of overhang falsework and median work between MM 80-82.

Backup Date will be Sunday, July 22, 4:00 a. m.-8:00 p. m.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-15 (US 64): A resurfacing project on US 64 (SR 15) from US 45 (SR 5) to Baker Road will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:

Wednesday, July 11, through Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to repair pavement on an as needed basis.

District 49 - West TN – Southwest

FAYETTE COUNTY, US 70 (US 79, SR-1): A bridge repair project on SR 1 over branch will result in lane closures in both directions daily.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-59 over I-40: A bridge repair project on US 70 (SR 79, SR 1) over branch and on SR 59 over I-40.

Wednesday, July 11 until Mid-Summer: SR 59 over I-40 (Exit 35) is CLOSED for demolition, repairs and replacement of the bridge deck. Detours will be signed. *Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH on I-40.

Wednesday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 west and eastbound directions at Exit 35 (SR 59) for concrete deck pour. One lane will remain open in both directions. *Speed limit is reduced to 50 MPH on I-40 during closure. Weather Permitting.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-194: A resurfacing project on SR 194 from SR 57 to Whispering Meadows Drive will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, SR-209:

Monday, July 23 through Wednesday, July 25: A bridge repair project on SR 209 will cause the roadway to be CLOSED to all traffic at the 16.3 log mile (weather permitting).  This is for a bridge replacement job.  The detour route is being marked today but covered until Monday, July, 23.

SHELBY COUNTY – Light Installation:

Thursday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 18, 8:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m.: INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 westbound on the Mississippi River Bridge. There will be two (2) lanes CLOSED with one lane open to allow for light installation. Weather permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY – The replacement of a crash attenuator on WB I-40 at Sam Cooper split (L.M. 14.5):

Thursday, July 12, 8:00 p.m. through Friday, July 13, 6:00 a.m.: The interior lane at the WB I-40 split to Sam Cooper Boulevard will be CLOSED during this time to replace a crash attenuator. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 MemFix 4: Replacement of Norfolk Southern, SR 57 east and westbound bridges, and repair of Park Avenue bridge over I-240.

Park Avenue has one lane CLOSED on the westbound on Park Avenue Bridge over I-240.

I-240: There are shoulder closures in the westbound direction of I-240 east/west between Quince and Walnut Grove. The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project.

The FULL CLOSURES are as follows:

·         Friday, July 13, 9:00 p.m.-until Monday, July 16, 6:00 a.m.  – Poplar Avenue eastbound and westbound will be closed at the I-240 interchange. I-240 will remain open.

·         Friday, July 20, 9:00 p.m. - until Monday, July 23, 6:00 a.m.  – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

·         Friday, July 27, 9:00 p.m. - until Monday, July 30, 6:00 a.m.  – FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar east and westbound. ***ALL WORK IS WEATHER DEPENDENT***

LOOK AHEAD

The NIGHTLY closures are scheduled as follows:

·         Monday, July 30 through Wednesday August 1, each night from 9:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. – There will be lane closures on eastbound I-240. One lane will remain open at all times. The exit ramp from eastbound I-240 to Poplar Ave will be CLOSED.

SHELBY COUNTY – The repair of the bridges on I-240 over Kerr Avenue (LM 3.09)

Wednesday, July 11, through Friday, July 13, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: Kerr Avenue will be CLOSED under the I-240 bridges at L.M. 3.09 during this time to facilitate repairs. A detour will be provided. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, Eastmoreland over I-240 (LM 0.36) and on U.S. 51 (SR 3) over the Wolf River (LM 15.25): Bridge repair will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

Wednesday, July 11 until Mid-Summer:  There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on US 51

(SR 3) at the Wolf River to perform bridge deck repair work. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, July 11 until Mid-Summer:  The bridge over I-240 at Eastmoreland Avenue will be CLOSED to perform bridge deck repair work. Detour will be provided.  Weather permitting.

LOOK AHEAD:

Friday, July 20, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, July 23, 6:00 a.m.: Close two lanes on I-240 north and southbound with 1 lane to remain open, to make repairs to the Eastmoreland Bridge. THP to assist.  Weather permitting.

Friday, July 20, 8:00 p.m.  through Monday, July 23, 6:00 a.m.:  Close the Union Ave ramps I-240 north and southbound to make repairs to the Eastmoreland Bridge.  Detour will be provided.  THP to assist.  Weather permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1: Construction of a welded steel plate girder bridge on SR 1 over the Loosahatchie River will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14 (Austin Peay Hwy): Construction on SR 14 for a widening project from SR 204 (Singleton Parkway) to east of Old Covington Pike. Shoulders are closed north and southbound. There will be possible temporary lane closures throughout the project.

On April 21, 2017, Old Covington Pike East access to/from SR 14 was permanently CLOSED.

*Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14: The grading, drainage, construction of concrete Bulb-Tee and I-beam bridges, signals and paving on SR 14 from east of Old Covington Pike to SR 385 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-57: Resurfacing on SR-57 from near I-240 to Val Verde.

Sunday, July 15, through Thursday, July 19, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 57 east and westbound to allow for resurfacing and safety improvements. Weather Permitting. 

SHELBY and FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-385 Sign Conversion for I-269:

Wednesday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 17, 8:00 p.m.-5:00 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to be closed on I-40, and SR 385 (I-269) for the installation of guardrail and earth pads and for covering signs. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather prohibiting, closures will be moved to the next available night.

Wednesday, July 11, through Tuesday, July 17, 9:00 a. m.–Noon: There will be intermittent closures on SR 385 to pick up the old signs and posts that have been replaced with new signs. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385: A bridge repair project on (SR 385) over Long Rd. (LM 10.48 and

LM 11.94).

Wednesday, July 11 until Mid-Summer: SR 385 east and westbound the right lane in each direction will be CLOSED to complete bridge work at Long Road. *Speed limit has been reduced to 45MPH.

Restrictions: Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 12’ lane restriction and lane shift.

D49 MAINTENANCE:

Wednesday, July 11, through Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be possible lane closures on all state and interstate routes for routine maintenance activities on an as needed basis.

SHELBY COUNTY – Bridge Inspection – bridge tests and analysis:

Tuesday, July 17, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Intermittent closures on I-55 north and southbound at bridges over Days Creek, Wilson, and Millbranch. Two lanes will be CLOSED at LM 1.2, LM 2.4, and LM 3.5 to perform bridge test and analysis. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: Intermittent closures on I-40 east and westbound at bridges over Lauderdale St, N. Manassas St, N. Dunlap St. and Ayers. Two lanes will be CLOSED at LM 1.2, LM 1.8, LM 1.9 and LM 2.1 to perform bridge test and analysis. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY – Slide Repair (Maintenance):

Thursday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 18, 28, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: I-269 soundbound “Off” ramp outside lane at Exit 2 to SR 385 westbound one lane will be CLOSED beginning at MM 1.80 through MM 2.00 for slide repair. Weather Permitting

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:

Wednesday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 17, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be night time lane closures on I-55, I-240, I-40 (Fayette and Shelby Counties), SR 3 (Tipton and Shelby Counties), and

SR 385. One lane will be CLOSED to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather prohibiting, closures will be moved to the next available night.

Wednesday, July 11, through Tuesday, July 17, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be day time lane closures at the following various locations to repair damaged guardrail. If weather prohibits, the repairs will be performed on the next available day. Flagmen will be used where necessary. Weather Permitting.

  • Lauderdale Co., SR 209 east and westbound, MM 0.0–MM 19.0, various locations; One lane will be CLOSED. Flagmen will be used.
  • Lauderdale Co., SR 19 east and westbound, MM 0.0–MM 26.0, various locations; One lane will be CLOSED. Flagmen will be used.
  • Lauderdale Co., SR 371 north and southbound, MM 1.4; One lane will be CLOSED. Flagmen will be used.
  • Tipton Co., SR 3 north and southbound, MM 0.0–MM 25.0, various locations; Shoulder closure ONLY. Flagmen will be used.

TIPTON COUNTY, SR-3 (US 51): A safety project on US 51 (SR 3) at Charles Place

Monday, July 9 until August 10: SR 3 northbound will have the left lane CLOSED and southbound will have the right lane CLOSED to complete turn lanes at Charles Place.

TIPTON COUNTY, SR-14: Resurfacing SR 14 from SR 59 to near SR 179 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

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