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Closures Set for MemFix 4 Project on I-240 in Memphis

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 09:22pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a portion of Interstate 240 this weekend for paving activities. The FULL CLOSURES are as follows.

  • Friday, April 26, 9:00 p.m. until Monday, April 29, 6:00 a.m.

I-240 will be CLOSED in both directions between I-40 and SR 385. Poplar Avenue eastbound and westbound bridges will be OPEN to cross I-240, but the ramps associated with I-240 will be CLOSED.

***ALL WORK IS WEATHER DEPENDENT***

During the closures, all interstate traffic will be detoured around the north I-40 loop and the south I-240 loop. Walnut Grove will be open, but access to I-240 will be prohibited. Message boards will alert motorists to the closures and alternate routes. Drivers are advised to plan ahead.

For more information on the MemFix 4 project including a video explaining the ABC process, visit the project information page at: www.tn.gov/tdot/memfix4. You can also sign up for email updates.

From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic. Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel or for West Tennessee follow https://twitter.com/NicLawrenceTDOT. As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination.  Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.

In 2016, the Tennessee Department of Transportation lost three workers in the line of duty. All three were struck by passing motorists. Those tragedies bring the total number of TDOT lives lost to 112. We don’t want to lose another member of our TDOT family. We’re asking you to Work With Us, move over and slow down for highway workers on Tennessee roadways.

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