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Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for August 15-21, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 | 11:10am

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.

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 61 between US 441 and Buffalo Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly 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 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 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, US 321 between Ross Drive and Sharp Lane: Through Wednesday, August 21, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews construct turn lanes in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area

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 and 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. as crews perform guardrail work 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 and South between Mile Markers 144 and 145: On Monday, August 19, 2019 through Wednesday, August 21, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as crews perform roadway maintenance. 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.  

COCKE COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 444 and 451: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as crews perform roadway maintenance activities.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, 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 near Summer Street: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this overhead sign installation project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, I-81 North near Mile Marker 9: On Monday, August 19, 2019 through Thursday, August 22, 2019, motorist should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. as crews perform bridge repair activities. Motorist should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expected potential delays and use extreme caution in this area

HAWKINS COUNTY, US 11W/SR 1 at Belmont Avenue and Englewood Avenue in Mt. Carmel: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily 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 Berry Road and North Brummitt Street: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures daily during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect possible delays and use 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, I-40 West between Mile Markers 415 and 413: On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 and Thursday, August 22, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, expect possible delays, and use caution through this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, I-81 North near Mile Marker 0.6: On Thursday, August 22, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduced speeds, expect possible delays, and use caution through this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, US 11E/SR 34 between Knox County Line and the Lost Creek Bridge: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly 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 and use extreme caution through 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 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.

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, 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, 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 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 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, 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.

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 338 between Old Red Lane and SR 139: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through this area.

SEVIER COUNTY, SR 339 between US 411 and Jones Cove Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution through 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 36 Intersection at Moreland Drive and Hemlock Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through this 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.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East and West between Mile Markers 16 and 18: On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 through Friday, August 23, 2019, motorists should be alert for possible brief rolling roadblocks to occur at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for blasting inside this construction project.  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, 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. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

 

 

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