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Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for October 31-November 6, 2019

Friday, November 01, 2019 | 06:39am

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 61 Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway and Market Street in Clinton: SR 61 is reduced to one lane in each direction as crews perform work through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing conditions, lane shifts, and use extreme caution through this area.

ANDERSON COUNTY, US 25/SR 9 Bridge over Clinch River between SR 61 and Carden Farm Drive: SR 9 northbound is reduced to one lane approaching the bridge as crews continue work in this area. Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing conditions, lane shifts, and use extreme caution through this bridge construction project.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 between Log Mile 10.4 and 19.2: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing and bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129 By-Pass at US 321/SR 73: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. or nightly between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect possible delays, and use extreme caution through this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129 North and South between SR 35 Hall Road and Tyson Boulevard: Motorists should be alert for workers present, possible lane closures and brief stoppages of traffic through this roadway construction project. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/sr-115-alcoa-highway-hall-road-to-tyson-blvd.html

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 335 Hunt Road between Ambrose Street and Ramsay Street: Motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews install utilities through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 335 William Blount Drive between US 411 and US 321: Motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and directing traffic, 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 slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Markers 151.7: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning on Sundays through Thursdays through this project. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

CAMPBELL COUNTY, US 25W/SR 9 Bridge over Big Creek in LaFollette: Motorists should be alert for lane closures, lane shifts and changing traffic patterns through this bridge repair project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays, and use caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 116 near Log Mile 4.5: SR 116 is reduced to one travel lane controlled by a temporary signal through this slide repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, be prepared to stop, and use extreme caution through this area.

CARTER COUNTY, SR 91 between Green Valley Road and Blue Springs Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.

CARTER COUNTY, SR 91 between Log Mile 18.57 to Log Mile 20.61 (Johnson County Line): SR 91 is reduced to one travel lane in the Cherokee National Forest section of the highway for the completion of slide repair and slope stabilization work. Alternating traffic is being directed via a temporary traffic signal which will periodically move along the route as work progresses. Expected red time for the signal will vary depending on location but is anticipated to fluctuate between 5 and 10 minutes. Motorists should proceed through the signal with caution and plan for additional travel time. This project is estimated to be complete in May 2020.

GRAINGER COUNTY, US 25/SR 32 between SR 131 and Thorn Hill Church Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, and use extreme caution through this area.

HAWKINS COUNTY, SR 66 between New Life Road and Clinch Valley Road: SR 66 is closed to thru traffic in this area as crews perform repairs due to a recent slide.  Motorists should followed signed detour, allow extra travel time, and use extreme caution through this area.

HAWKINS COUNTY, SR 70 between Clinch Valley Road and Cave Springs Road: SR 70 is currently closed to through traffic in this area as crews perform slide repairs. Through traffic on SR 70 is being detoured as follows:  (From SR 70 in Rogersville): Take SR 1 (US 11W) South to SR 31 North in Mooresburg, to SR 33 North to SR 70 North. (From SR 70 in Kyles Ford:) Take SR 33 South to SR 31 South in Sneedville, to SR 1 (US 11W) North in Mooresburg, to SR 70 North in Rogersville. Motorists in in this area should allow for extra travel time around this detour and use extreme caution in this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 113 at Leadvale Road between Dandridge and White Pine: Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019, State Route 113 will be closed to traffic near Leadvale Road for a minor structure replacement.  This road closure will remain in place around the clock until replacement is complete.  The roadway is estimated to be reopened on or before Friday, November 8, 2019.  Detours will be in place as follows: Northbound thru traffic on State Route 113 traveling towards White Pine from Dandridge will be detoured to I-40 West to I-81 North to State Route 341 East at Exit 4 back to State Route 113. Southbound thru traffic on State Route 113 traveling towards Dandridge from White Pine will be detoured to State Route 341 West to I-81 South to I-40 East to SR 113 at Exit 424.  Motorists should be alert for detours and adjust travel times accordingly.

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 West near Mile Marker 378: On Monday, November 4, 2019 through Thursday, November 7, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays, and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Topside Road and Maloney Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and lane shifts as crews perform work through this project. Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns. 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-little-river-to-maloney.html

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Maloney Road and Woodson Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and lane shifts as crews perform work through this project. Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns. 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, US 441 Broadway Viaduct between Jackson Avenue and Fifth Avenue: Beginning at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019, US 441 Broadway Viaduct over Norfolk Southern Railroad in downtown Knoxville will close for bridge replacement.  The Broadway Viaduct will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the project. During the closure, Broadway will be closed from the intersection of Oak Avenue, Worlds Fair Park, and Jackson Avenue to just north of the Depot Avenue intersection. Depot Avenue will also be closed. These closures will ensure the safety of workers and motorists as crews demolish the old bridge and reconstruct the new bridge. Primary and Local Detour Routes around the bridge closure will be in place.  For detour routes and project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/broadway-viaduct.html

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 Western Avenue between Texas Avenue and Major Avenue: 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, 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 131 Emory Road at Thompson School Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this construction project. Beginning Monday, November 4, 2019, Thompson School Road is scheduled to close at the intersection with SR 131 Emory Road as crews continue construction in this area. Motorists should follow signed detour route during this time.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 162 Pellissippi Parkway West between I-40 and Lovell Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures nightly on Sundays through Thursdays between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, expect possible delays, and use caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 332 Concord Road between Turkey Creek Road and Northshore: 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 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-332-proposed-widening.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 changed conditions and follow detour signs during this time. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

MORGAN/ROANE COUNTY, US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61:  Motorists should be alert for 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.

ROANE COUNTY, I-40 West between Mile Markers 344 and 342: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures during daylight hours as crews perform roadway maintenance activities through this area. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

ROANE COUNTY, I-40 East Exit 356 Ramp to Gallaher Road: Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, November1, 2019 through 6 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019, the I-40 East exit ramp to Gallaher Road (Exit 356) will be closed as crews perform concrete ramp repairs.  Motorists should follow signed detour during these times.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution through this area.

ROANE COUNTY, US 27/ SR 61 South between I-40 and Martin Road in Harriman: The US 27 South/ SR 61 Bridge over Caney Creek is reduced from two lanes to one as crews perform work on this bridge repair project.  This lane reduction will remain in place around the clock until repairs are complete.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, narrowed lanes, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.  Wide loads should follow signed detour route.

ROANE COUNTY, SR 61 between Parnell Street and Kelly Road in Oliver Springs: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through this utility project.  Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through 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.

SEVIER COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 East Parkway near Oglewood Drive in Gatlinburg: Motorists should be alert for a lane closure in this area through this slide repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

SEVIER COUNTY, SR 416 near Webb Creek Road: SR 416 is reduced to one lane through this area due to a recent slide. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East and West between Mile Markers 16 and 18: Motorists should be alert for possible brief rolling roadblocks to occur daily around 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for blasting inside this construction project. Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect delays, and use extreme caution approaching this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 34 between Persimmon Road and State of Franklin: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, US 11E/SR 34 near Lamons Lane: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures to through this project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 354 Boones Creek Road at I-26: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this construction project. Beginning October 25, 2019, Lake Park Drive will be closed and detoured at the intersection with SR 354 as construction continues in this area.  Motorists should follow signed detour. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

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