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Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for May 9-15, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 06:30am

ANDERSON COUNTY, US 25/SR 9 Bridge over Clinch River between SR 61 and Carden Farm Drive: Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this bridge construction project.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 at Log Mile 9.4 near Briceville: Motorists should be alert for lane closures which have the roadway reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic while crews work to repair the roadway at this location due to a recent slide.  Short term total roadway closures will be required to perform this necessary work.  These closures will be limited from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be noted to local motorists via on-site message boards the day before, as well as via the TDOT SmartWay system and TDOT social media outlets. This schedule is contingent on favorable weather conditions.  Motorists are advised to use extreme caution in this area as workers will be present.

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 and construction activity 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: On Monday, May 13, 2019 through Friday, May 17, 2019, 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 and directing traffic, and use extreme caution through this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between W. Millers Cove Road and Long Branch Road: Motorists should be alert for lane closures which have the roadway reduced to one lane travel due to a recent rockslide in this area. Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, be prepared to stop, 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.   

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.

GREENE COUNTY, US 11E/SR 34 between SR 348 and Dulaney Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures, workers and equipment present, and use caution in this area as crews begin this intersection improvement project.

HAWKINS COUNTY, US 11W/SR 1 at Belmont Avenue and Englewood Avenue in Mt. Carmel: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts for median work through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns, 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 due to a major slide which occurred on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  The roadway is anticipated to be closed for several days.  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 92 Bridge across French Broad River in Dandridge: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this bridge 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-92-bridge-replacement.html

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 92 near Lake Breeze Drive: SR 92 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this area due to roadway slide. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, be prepared to stop and use extreme caution through this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 363 near Painted Sky Drive: SR 363 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this area due to roadway slide. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, be prepared to stop and use extreme caution through this area.

JOHNSON COUNTY, SR 67, Intersection of SR 67 at Pedro Shoun Lane and Sprucey Lane (LM 12.25 to LM 12.75): Motorists should be alert to the temporary utilization of a portable concrete barrier rail system within the project’s work zone limits at the intersection of SR 67 at Pedro Shoun Lane and Sprucey Lane. The roadway traffic lanes are temporarily reduced to a nine and one half foot width (9.5 FT) within this project’s work zone limits.  Motorists should also be alert for temporary reduced regulatory speed limit (from 45 MPH down to 35 MPH), temporary reduced roadway width, construction workers and equipment being present, and expect potential delays.   Motorist should use extreme caution when traveling through this project’s work zone area.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before June 30, 2019.  

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 389 and 395: On Saturday, May 11, 2019 and Sunday, May 12, 2019, weather permitting, motorists should be alert for short term mobile lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. as crews change overhead street lighting.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic, and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 388 and 395: 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 resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, expect possible delays, and use caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-75 North and South between I-640 and Emory Road (Exit 112): 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 resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, expect possible delays, and use caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West between Mile Markers 7.5 and 5:. Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns, lane shifts, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this area.

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. The new Maloney Road bridge over Alcoa Highway is now open to traffic. 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, 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 may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times as crews move equipment. 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 33 Broadway at I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on Broadway approaching I-640 to occur at various times as crews perform work. Motorists should use caution and be alert for workers and equipment present through this interchange improvement project.  For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/projects-region-1/interstate-640-interchange-at-north-broadway.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.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays, and use extreme 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.

KNOX COUNTY, Cedar Bluff Road between Executive Park Drive and North Peters Road: Motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures at various times through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, and use extreme caution through this area.

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 near Mile Marker 344: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily as crews perform roadside maintenance.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect delays, 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.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before May 31, 2019.

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.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 1 Intersections at Fairmont and Jackson Street: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this signal installation project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 36 Intersection at Moreland Drive and Hemlock Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. through this project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 36 Intersections at Lynn Avenue and Kyle Street: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. the following morning through this signal installation project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 93 Intersections at Pavilion Drive and Armstrong Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. through this signal installation project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 93 between SR 347 and Gaylemont Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through this area.  This project is estimated to be completed on or before August 31, 2019.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 126 between Fall Creek (LM 9.1) and SR 75 (LM 15.4): Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through this area.  This project is estimated to be completed on or before August 31, 2019.

 

For information on statewide interstate construction motorists can access the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay website at https://smartway.tn.gov/traffic

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