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West Tennessee Weekly Construction January 8-15, 2020

Thursday, January 09, 2020 | 09:38am

DYER COUNTY, SR-20 (US-412): The resurfacing on SR 20 from US 51 (SR 3) to the Crockett County Line will cause temporary lane closures throughout the project.

HENRY COUNTY, SR-54: The grading, drainage, construction of bridges, retaining wall and paving on SR 54 from near Rison Street to near Smith Road. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. *Speed limit has been reduced to 35MPH.

Restrictions: Beginning on Monday, November 25, 2019: Bridge work on SR 54 at LM 12.02 (Bridge nearest Guthrie) will cause a 10’ lane restriction. *Traffic has been shifted to Phase 3 of traffic control.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69 (Phase 2): Grading, drainage, construction of eight bridges on future I-69 from south of US 51 (SR 3) to south of US 45W (SR 5) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 (SR 3) portion of the project. The southbound traffic has been switched to the northbound side on SR 3 throughout the work zone, for phase 2 construction.

Restrictions: Wednesday, November 6, 2019: SR 3 will have traffic in the outside lanes in both directions. Inside lanes will be closed for construction. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ 6” lane restriction.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69 (Phase 3): Grading, drainage, construction of bridges and paving on future I-69 from west of SR 21 to US 51 (SR 3) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

Beginning on Monday, July 29, 2019: SR 21 North will from Clifford Rives Road to Lindenwood Road. The closure is expected for approximately 1 year to allow the construction of the overhead Bridge on the new portion of SR 21 along with the Road & Drainage of the I-69 mainline. Northbound traffic will detour from SR 21 East onto Clifford Rives Road, then North on Bethlehem Road, West onto Lindenwood Road before proceeding North on SR 21. Southbound traffic will be in reverse order. Detour routes are posted.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-43 and SR-372 (45E Business) interchange (Region 4 Concrete Repair):
Wednesday, January 8 through Wednesday, January 15, 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
: There will be a full and partial closures to repair concrete pavement on the southbound “On” ramp at SR-431 to Business 45E (SR-372) and lane closures on Business 45E (SR372) southbound near the “Fly Over” with one lane to remain open in Weakley County.  These closures will not be simultaneous.

LOOK AHEAD
Wednesday, January 15 through Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
: There will be a full and partial closures to repair concrete pavement on the southbound “On” ramp at SR-431 to Business 45E (SR-372) and lane closures on Business 45E (SR372) southbound near the “Fly Over” with one lane to remain open in Weakley County.  These closures will not be simultaneous.

District 48 - West TN – Middle/Southern
DECATUR COUNTY, I-40 (Pothole Patching):
Wednesday, January 8, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.:
There will be lane closures on I-40 east and westbound in Decatur County MM 95.0-126.0 for pothole patching.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, SR-19 (Brownsville Bypass): The construction of an I-Beam bridge along with grading, drainage, and paving may cause temporary lane closures on SR 19 (Brownsville Bypass) from east of SR 87 LM 11.12 to west of Windrow Rd. LM 14.73. One lane will remain. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH within the project limits.

HENDERSON COUNTY, I-40 (Pothole Patching):

Wednesday, January 8, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 east and westbound in Henderson County MM 95.0-126.0 for pothole patching.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-186 (US 45 Bypass) and I-40: Interchange improvements on SR 186 (US 45) north and southbound from the I-40 ramps to Old Hickory Blvd for paving and construction of retaining walls.  Widening of I-40 from just east of Exit 79 to just east of Exit 82.

Monday, January 13 through Wednesday, January 15, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: SR 5 (Highland Avenue) will have intermittent left and right lane closures both north and southbound from Vann Drive to the Carriage House/Ridgecrest intersection for bridge construction activities.

Monday, January 13, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be right lane closures on I-40 westbound at Exit 80 on ramp to Exit 79 and intermittent closures of Exit 80 on ramp for removal of barrier rail and to lengthen acceleration lane. (Back up date Tuesday, January 14, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.)

LOOK AHEAD:

Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: SR 5 (Highland Avenue) will have intermittent left and right lane closures both north and southbound from Vann Drive to the Carriage House/Ridgecrest intersection for bridge construction activities.

Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.: There will be right lane closures on I-40 westbound at Exit 80 on ramp to Exit 79 and intermittent closures of Exit 80 on ramp for removal of barrier rail and to lengthen acceleration lane. (Back up dates)

Monday, January 20 through Wednesday, January 22, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: SR-5 (Highland Avenue) will have intermittent left and right lane closures both north and southbound from Vann Drive to the Carriage House/Ridgecrest intersection for bridge construction activities.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-198:  The construction of a concrete box bridge on SR 198 over Bear Creek (LM 8.65) along with grading, drainage, and paving will cause temporary lane closures.

Restrictions: Beginning April 29, 2019 there will be an 11’ width restriction and a temporary signal will be put in place. Motorists should watch for crews and equipment in the roadways. WEATHER PERMITTING

TDOT District 48 MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, January 8 through Wednesday, January 15, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.:
There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to repair pavement on an as needed basis.

TDOT District 47 and 48 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:

Wednesday, January 8 and Thursday, January 9, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:  There will be night time lane closures at the following various locations to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

·       I-40, Haywood, Madison, Henderson, Carroll, Decatur, and Benton counties east and westbound (MM 43.30 to MM 134.0)

District 49 - West TN – Southwest
SHELBY COUNTY, I-40:
Resurfacing on I-40 from the Hernando Desoto Bridge to near the Wolf River Bridge (Chelsea Avenue)

Wednesday, January 8 through Tuesday, January 14, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT MOBILE closures with one lane to remain open on I-40 east and westbound (MM 1.10 to MM 4.95) to allow for punch list items and clean up.  Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40: Bridge lighting repair (Koontz Electric) Thursday, January 9, Friday January 10, and Monday January 13, 7:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m..: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 east and westbound at MM 0.00 on the Hernando Desoto Bridge to allow for bridge lighting repairs. Weather Permitting

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-3: (US-51) Resurfacing from Brooks Road (LM 4.62) to near South Parkway East (LM 8.00Wednesday, January 8 through Tuesday, January 14, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT MOBILE closures with one lane to remain open on SR 3 north and southbound (MM 4.62 to MM 8.00) to allow for punch list items.  Weather Permitting. 

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14: The grading, drainage, construction of concrete Bulb-Tee and I-beam bridges, signals and paving on SR 14 from east of Old Covington Pike to SR 385 will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14: Construction on SR 14 for a widening project from SR 385 to east of Kerrville Rosemark Rd. There will be possible temporary lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

TDOT District 49 MAINTENANCE: 

Thursday, January 9 through Wednesday, January 15, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be possible lane closures on all interstates and state routes in District 49 for routine maintenance activities on an as needed basis.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Drain Cleaning:

Thursday, January 9 and Sunday, January 12 through Thursday, January 16, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT MOBILE closures with one lane to closed on I-40 east and westbound (MM 0.00 to MM 27.0), I-55 north and southbound (MM 0.0 to12.0), SR-385 (MM 0.00 to 13.0), and I-240 between Walnut Grove and Madison to allow for drain cleaning operations.  Weather Permitting.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:

Wednesday, January 8 through Tuesday, January 14, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: There will be night time lane closures at various locations on SR 3 (Shelby, Tipton, and Lauderdale Counties), SR 385 (Shelby County), SR 176 (Shelby County), I-40 (Fayette and Shelby Counties), I-269 (Shelby and Fayette Counties), I-55 and I-240: One lane will be CLOSED to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Thursday, January 9, through Wednesday, January 15, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be day time lane closures at various locations in Lauderdale County on SR 3, MM 13.8 – MM 23.0, and on SR 88, MM 6.0 – MM 13.0 to repair damaged guardrail. One lane will be CLOSED in each direction to repair damaged guardrail. If weather prohibits, the repairs will be performed on the next available day. Flagmen will be used where necessary. Weather Permitting.

NON-TDOT/City of Memphis work

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40: Memphis Cook Convention Center

Beginning Monday, October 7, 6:00 a.m. through Monday, March 30, 2020: The exit ramp from I-40 eastbound (EXIT 1 Front Street) will be CLOSED for upgrades to the Memphis Cook Convention Center.  This closure will be a permanent closure for approx. 6 months. The ramp split to Riverside Dr. will remain open. Traffic will be controlled by signage and traffic barrels. Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through work zones.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40: Wolf River Greenway

Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be rolling road blocks at I-40 and McLean (MM 4.0) to install fencing for phase 5b of the greenway project.  

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55: Bridge repair on I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River (ArDOT)

Thursday, January 9 and Friday January 10, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures of the outside lanes on I-55 southbound to allow for bridge repairs to the Hernando Desoto Bridge.

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