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Weekly Roadway Activity Report for TDOT Region 2 for Jan. 10, 2019 - Jan. 16, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 12:59pm

DISTRICT 27

 

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 standing water as well as construction personnel/equipment entering and exiting the roadway. Utility work will require short-term road/lane closures on Dartmoor Drive and Snead Drive. Alternate routes will be posted. Estimated project completion date is November 2020.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Bradley/CNQ921]

 

FENTRESS COUNTY SR-52 resurfacing from east of the Obey River (LM 5.48) to west of SR-154 (LM 11.00):   Contractor will be on site, weather permitting, to continue paving on this project. Lane closures will be used to facilitate this work as required and flaggers will be used to allow for one-way traffic. RESTRICTIONS: Loads wider than 10' should seek alternate route. Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[Rogers Group Inc./Moore/CNS239]

 

OVERTON COUNTY SR-52 grading, drainage, signals and paving from near Oakley-Allons Road (LM 6.58) to SR-111 (LM 10.23):   Contractor is scheduled to be on site to continue work on punch list. Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[J & M Grading Division LLC/Moore/CNP114]

 

PUTNAM COUNTY I-40 interchange lighting at the junction of Mine Lick Creek Road (LM 15.56):   Contractor is installing pole foundations and trenching conduit throughout project. Motorists should expect temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages during this time.  Estimated project completion date is April 2019.
[Stansell Electric Company, Inc./Cookeville/CNS252]

 

WHITE COUNTY SR-111 miscellaneous safety improvements from near Panther Drive (LM 5.90) to the bridge over Calf Killer River (LM 6.37):   Contractor will be installing construction signs throughout the project. Motorists should use caution around all construction equipment and personnel. Estimated project completion date is July 2019.
[Superior Traffic Control, LLC/Cookeville/CNS301]

 

WHITE COUNTY US-70 (SR-1) resurfacing from the SR-111 overpass (LM 7.69) to near Luther Road (LM 10.61); US-70 (SR-26) resurfacing from east of Creekside Place (LM 9.82) to Moore Street (LM 10.79); SR-84 resurfacing from US-70 (SR-1) (LM 0.00) to near College Street (LM 0.12):   The contractor will be working on punchlist items throughout the project. Motorists should expect temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages during this time. Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Cookeville/CNS917 ]

 

DISTRICT 28

 

BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-101 bridge repair over Bee Creek (LM 8.98):   Work on this project is underway. For the safety of the traveling public, the bridge will be reduced to one 10 foot lane and controlled with temporary signals. RESTRICTIONS: 10 foot lane Estimated project completion date is September 2019.
[Jamison Construction, LLC/Voiles/CNS266]

 

CANNON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-53 (GASSAWAY RD.) both directions from LM 18.63 to LM 18.63:   On 01/10/19 TDOT Bridge Repair will be working to replace a head wall on a culvert on SR-53 at LM 18.63 from 9 AM to 3 PM. During this repair, SR-53 will be down to one lane. Flaggers will assist with traffic as needed.

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY SR-476 bridge repair over the Elk River (LM 3.39) and Hurricane Creek (LM 7.40):   Progress work on this project has completed. Intermittent lane closures may be used to allow the contractor to complete punch list items.  Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Hussein/CNQ930]

 

MARION COUNTY Rock fall mitigation on I-24 westbound at MM 136.2:   Left shoulder, left lane (Lane 1), and right shoulder closed. Roadway is reduced to two lanes (Lane 2 and 3) with a lane shift for duration of project.
[PENDING/Hussein/PENDING]

 

MARION COUNTY SR-156 over Running Water Creek (LM 25.58) bridge rehabilitation:   SR-156 is reduced to one 10 foot lane across Running Water Creek Bridge and controlled with a temporary traffic signal while the bridge is repaired. RESTRICTIONS: 10 foot lane 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 10.5-foot 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: 10.5-foot max width
[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: 11-ft max width. Estimated project completion date is August 2019.
[Jamison Construction/Parnham/CNS254]

 

DISTRICT 29

 

BRADLEY COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-60 (GEORGETOWN RD. N.W.) both directions from Eureka Rd (LM 20) to Hamilton County Line (LM 25):   Beginning on 01/02/19 and lasting through the month of 02/28/19, TDOT crews will be performing maintenance on the ditches and pipes on State Route 60 (Georgetown Rd.) from Eureka Rd. (LM 19.94) to the Hamilton County Line (LM 25.06). This work will take place between 8 AM and 4:30 PM on weekdays and will require intermittent lane closures as the work progresses. Estimated project completion date is February 2019.
[TDOT Maintenance/Maintenance/MAINT]

 

BRADLEY AND MCMINN COUNTY SR-312 (Bradley Co.) misc. safety improvements from the Hamilton Co. Line (LM 0.00) to Quill Dr. (LM 5.27); US-11 (SR-2) (McMinn Co.) misc. safety improvements from Sanford Rd. (LM 4.05) to Chapel Rd. (LM 12.32):   Work on this project is underway. The contractor will work in McMinn County on US11 (SR2) during this report period. There will be intermittent lane closures. Flaggers will assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
[Superior Traffic Control, LLC/Curtis/CNS287]

 

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. RESTRICTIONS: I-124 (US-27)Northbound Exit 1C 4th St Off Ramp No oversize/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound Exit 1A-B Martin Luther King Blvd. Off Ramp No oversized/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound On Ramps from Martin Luther King Blvd. No oversized/over dimensional loads  Estimated project completion date is January 2020.
[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNP230]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-24 both directions from MM 180 to MM 182:   Left lane closure for surveying from 10 AM to 2 PM.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-153 resurfacing from I-75 (LM 0.00) to Shallowford Road (LM 2.60), including bridge deck repair:   This could involve lane closures on SR-153 to support pavement marking activities during nighttime hours.  Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNS251]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY cleaning of the McCallie Tunnel on US-11 (US-64, SR-2), the Stringers Ridge Tunnel on US-127 (SR-8), and the Bachman Tubes on US-41 (US-76, SR-8):   The McCallie Tunnel & Stringer's Ridge Tunnel will be closed for cleaning on Wednesday, 01/16/19 (8 PM to 6 AM). At the McCallie Tunnel, this will involve a flagging operation, with one way traffic. Additionally, Bachman Tubes will be closed for cleaning on Thursday, 01/17/19 (8 PM to 6 AM). Both Stringer's Ridge and Bachman Tubes will be signed for detours.  Estimated project completion date is June 2019.
[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Micka/CNS206]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-111 (LM 1.5) Replacement of a collapsed 42" corrugated metal pipe, including grading, drainage, and paving.:   During this report period, the roadway will be restricted to one (1) lane in the southbound direction & the speed limit will be reduced. The Contractor may have additional lane restrictions while performing repairs. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is April 2019.
[Thomas Brothers Construction Co., Inc./Pruett/CNS348]

 

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 January 2019.
[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 Monday thru Saturday between 5 AM and 6 PM. 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. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. 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):   During this report period, the contractor may have intermittent lane restrictions while adjusting utility manhole covers & handicap ramps. This operation will take place Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This work may affect either direction of SR-2 (Brainerd Road/Lee Highway) and between Moore Rd & Airport Rd. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is January 2019.
[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:   All traffic has been shifted into its phase two configuration. This will involve traffic using the newly built east bound portion of SR-30. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction with turning lanes provided at critical intersections and business access.  Estimated project completion date is October 2019.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNR078]

 

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. Additionally, there will be flagging operations Monday through Thursday from 9AM to 3PM from MM10 to MM15 every week until the end of March. Estimated project completion date is May 2019.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNQ900]

 

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 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 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. 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:   During the week the contractor will be working on I-24 at exit 175 & 174. Estimated project completion date is March 2019.
[Vulcan Materials/Voiles/CNS233]

 

 

 

 

RESTRICTIONS

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

BLEDSOE COUNTY - CNS266: 10 foot lane

MARION COUNTY - CNS905: 10 foot lane

WARREN COUNTY - CNQ270: 10.5-foot max width

WARREN COUNTY - CNS254: 11-ft max width.

HAMILTON COUNTY - CNP230: I-124 (US-27)Northbound Exit 1C 4th St Off Ramp No oversize/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound Exit 1A-B Martin Luther King Blvd. Off Ramp No oversized/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound On Ramps from Martin Luther King Blvd. No oversized/over dimensional loads

 

 

 

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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