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West Tennessee Weekly Construction January 9-16, 2019

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 | 03:04pm

District 47 - West TN - Northern

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

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-76 (US-79): Monday, January 7 through Thursday, February 28, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.:  There will be temporary lane closures along SR 76 (US-79) between Cutlip Lane and Winston Road for soil borings.

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 Lewis Creek. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.
On Thursday, December 6, 2018 both the northbound and southbound lanes are open to traffic on SR-20 from (L.M. 2.16 to L.M 2.74). Temporary lane closures are possible throughout the remaining duration of the job. Construction signs and message boards are in use.

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.

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 southbound traffic has been switched to the northbound side on SR 3 throughout the work zone, for phase 2 construction.

Restrictions: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 SR 3 has a lane shift in the north and southbound directions. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ 6” lane restriction.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-239, SR-89, SR-54, SR-118: A resurfacing project on SR 239 (LM 0.00 to LM 0.72), SR 89 (LM 15.70 to LM 16.59), SR 54 (LM 10.64 to LM 12.57), SR 118 (LM 0.00 to LM 0.30) in and around downtown Dresden will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

District 48 - West TN – Middle/Southern
MADISON COUNTY, SR-125 & SR-234:
There will be possible temporary lane closures the week of January 14, to repair train tracks.

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.

Friday, January 11, 9:00 p.m. through Saturday, January 12, 9:00 p.m.: Close and detour I-40 east and west bound onto existing ramps at Exit 80 (Hwy 45 Bypass). Close and detour Hwy 45 Bypass north and south bound at interchange. To allow for deck pour. Weather Permitting.
Backup date Saturday, January 12, 9:00 p.m. through Sunday, January 13, 9:00 p. m.

LOOK AHEAD:
Monday, January 21, through Saturday, January 26, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.:
There will be temporary closures of the inside (left) lanes of the US45 Bypass alternating between north and southbound at the Exit 80 overpass.  Closures will take place on one side at a time with at least one lane being open at all times.  Closures are to allow for remaining concrete pours on the bridge deck.

TDOT District 48 MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, January 9, through Wednesday, January 16, 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.

Wednesday, January 9, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be a temporary lane closures on I-40 in Madison County east and west bound MM 67.0 to MM 95.0 for pothole repair. One lane will remain open. THP to assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, January 9, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be a temporary lane closures on I-40 in Henderson and Decatur Counties east and west bound MM 95.0 to MM 126.0 for pothole repair. One lane will remain open. THP to assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

District 49 - West TN – Southwest
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: The right lane heading west will be closed through March 15th.

·         Wednesday, January 9 through Thursday, January 10, 9:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound.  The associated ramps from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.

·         Friday, January 11, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, January 14, 6:00 a.m. – There will be lane closures on I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Ave east and westbound.  Ramps associated with the lane closures from I-240 and Poplar Ave will also be CLOSED with the exception of Poplar westbound to I-240 eastbound and Poplar eastbound to I-240 westbound.  Detours will be provided when needed.

LOOK AHEAD
The FULL CLOSURES are as follows:

·         Friday, February 1, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, February 4, 6:00 a.m.FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

·         Friday, February 8, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, February 11, 6:00 a.m.FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

·         Friday, February 15, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, February 18, 6:00 a.m.FULL CLOSURE of I-240 east and westbound and Poplar Avenue east and westbound.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1: Construction of a welded steel plate girder bridge on SR 1 over the Loosahatchie River near the Fayette County line, 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. *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-14:  A bridge repair at Raleigh-Millington Exit:
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 12:00 a.m. through Thursday, January, 31, 2019:
The Raleigh-Millington Exit from northbound SR 14 to Raleigh-Millington will be closed for repairs.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-57 between Eastley Street and SR-385
Monday, January, 14 through Thursday, January 17, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.:
There will be temporary lane closures on SR 57 to drill geotechnical borings northbound. Work will begin in the westbound lanes on Monday and Tuesday (1/14-1/15) and then switch to eastbound lanes on Wednesday and Thursday (1/16-1/17).

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385 from Ridgeway Road (LM-1.26) to near Hacks Cross Road (LM-6.13): Resurfacing will have lane closures throughout the project.
Wednesday, January 9 through Tuesday, January 15, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: INTERMITTENT lane and ramp closures on SR-385 east and westbound from Ridgeway Road to near Hacks Cross Road to perform the resurfacing work. Detour will be provided. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, ITS Maintenance:
Thursday, January 10 and Friday, January 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
: CLOSE outside lane on I-40 westbound from MM 28.0 to MM 27.0 to perform ITS Maintenance. Weather Permitting. Friday to be used as back-up date.

Wednesday, January 16 and Thursday, January 17, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: CLOSE inside lane on I-55 southbound from Arkansas MM 1 to TN/AR state line to perform ITS Maintenance. Weather Permitting. Thursday to be used as back-up date.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-240 - Vegetation Removal:
Thursday, January 10, Friday, January 11, and Monday, January 14 through Wednesday January 16, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: INTERMITTENT
lane closures I-240 east and westbound between MM 25.0 (northbound off-ramp to I-55) and MM 27.0 (South Parkway) to allow vegetation removal. Weather Permitting

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:
Wednesday, January 9, through Tuesday, January 15, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:
  There will be night time lane closures on SR 385, I-240, I-55, I-40 (Fayette and Shelby Counties), SR 14 (Shelby County), SR 15 (Shelby County), and SR 3 (Shelby and Tipton Counties). One lane will be CLOSED to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Thursday, January 10, through Wednesday, January 16, 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.

TDOT District 49 MAINTENANCE:
Thursday, January 10, through Wednesday, January 16, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.:
There will be possible lane closures on all state routes and interstates for routine maintenance activities on an as needed basis.

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