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Bridge Repair Project Requires Lane Closures on I-65 in Cool Springs

Monday, April 08, 2019 | 11:41am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Over the next two weeks, Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will be closing lanes on I-65 North and South at Moores Lane to complete a bridge repair project. The lane closures will begin tonight and could have significant impacts to traffic over the coming days. Part of the work will require a 48 hour continuous lane closure, which will begin this Wednesday morning.

The closures are as follows:

  • Monday, April 8, 6:00 P.M. (I-65 North) & 8:00 P.M. (I-65 South) through 5:00 A.M. – There will be one lane closed on I-65 in both directions at Moores Lane to set barrier rail.
  • Tuesday, April 9, 8:00 P.M. through 5:00 A.M. – There will be one lane closed on I-65 in both directions at Moores Lane to complete barrier rail installation.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 5:00 A.M. through Friday, April 12, 5:00 A.M. – There will be one lane closed on I-65 in both directions at Moores Lane for median work.
  • Friday, April 12, 8:00 P.M. through Monday, April 15, 5:00 A.M. – There will be one lane closed on I-65 in both directions at Moores Lane for bridge repair.

**All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled in the event of rain.**

During the closures, crews will be performing concrete repairs to the Moores Lane bridge over I-65. Motorists should expect delays, particularly during peak daytime travel hours. Drivers should plan ahead and seek alternate routes if possible.

The repair project will be complete by Thursday, April 18, 2019, prior to the Easter holiday and the NFL Draft festivities in Nashville.

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. 

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.

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