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West Tennessee Weekly Construction February 12-19, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 09:48am

District 47 - West TN - Northern
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.

OBION COUNTY, SR-43 (US 45E): Repair of the bridges (right & left) on SR 43 over overflow will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: Beginning on Friday, January 24, 2020: SR 43 traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the bridges over overflow with a 12’ lane restriction and a 5’ 6” shoulder restriction.

District 48 - West TN – Middle/Southern
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. Beginning February 17 Shaw Chapel Rd will be closed, and a detour put in place.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, I-40: Friday, February 14, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be a temporary lane closures on I-40 east and westbound in Haywood County at MM 43.0-67.0 for pothole repair.

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.

Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14, 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.

Friday, February 14, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: I-40 will have rolling lane closures from Exit 79 to Exit 82 for pothole repair. One lane to remain open at all times.

Saturday, February 15, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 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, February 17 through Wednesday, February 19, 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.

LOOK AHEAD:

Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21, 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, February 22, 6:00 a.m.-6:00 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, February 24 through Wednesday, February 26, 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, February 12 through Wednesday, February 19, 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 48 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:
Sunday, February 9 through Friday, February 14, 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-MM 134.0).

TDOT District 48 MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, February 12 through Wednesday, February 19, 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.

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, February 12 through Tuesday, February 19, 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-55: Resurfacing on I-55 from the Mississippi State line (MM-0.00) to Millbranch Road (MM- 3.56), including bridge deck repair.
Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.: INTERMITTENT lane and ramp closures on I-55 southbound from Millbranch Road (MM 3.6) to Mississippi (MM 0.00) to perform loop repair work. Detours will be provided.

Shelby County, SR-4: Widening from the Mississippi State Line (MM 0.00) to south of Shelby Drive (MM 1.6)
Wednesday, February 12 through Thursday, February 13, 7:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.:  There will intermittent lane closures on east and westbound Holmes Road at Lamar (SR 4) for water line utility work. Flagmen will be utilized.  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, February 13 through Wednesday, February 19, 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 Guardrail/Concrete Barrier Rail Repair:
Wednesday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 18, 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.

Wednesday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 18, 8:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.: The I-40 westbound EXIT 15 (Appling Road), the I-40 eastbound EXIT 8 on ramp from SR 14 southbound, the I-240 westbound EXIT 25A to I-55 southbound, SR 14 northbound exit to Raleigh-Millington, and the SR 385 westbound ‘On’ Ramp from Raleigh-Millington Road will be CLOSED to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting. If weather does not permit, the closure will be on the next available night.

Thursday, February 13, through Wednesday, February 19, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: There will be day time lane closures at various locations in Tipton County on SR 14, MM 7.0–MM 12.0, and on SR 59, MM 2.0–MM 5.0, 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.

LOOK AHEAD
Wednesday, February 19 through Tuesday, February 25, 8:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.:
The I-240 westbound EXIT 15A to Poplar Avenue eastbound, I-240 westbound EXIT 21 to Lamar Avenue southbound, I-240 eastbound to EXIT 12A to Summer Avenue, I-240 eastbound EXIT 12B to Sam Cooper Blvd westbound, I-40 westbound EXIT 15 (Appling Road),  I-40 eastbound EXIT 8 on ramp from SR 14 southbound, the I-240 westbound EXIT 25A to I-55 southbound, SR-14 northbound exit to Raleigh-Millington, and the SR 385 westbound ‘On’ Ramp from Raleigh-Millington Road will be CLOSED to repair damaged guardrail. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting. If weather does not permit, the closure will be on the next available night.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Drain Cleaning:
Thursday, February 13 and Sunday, February 16 through Thursday, February 20, 8:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.:
There will be INTERMITTENT MOBILE closures with one lane to be closed on I-40 east and westbound (MM 0.0 to MM 27.0), I-55 north and southbound (MM 0.0 to12.0), I-240 between Walnut Grove and Madison Ave (MM 0.0 to 18.0), SR 385 (MM 0.00 to 13.0), SR 57 east and westbound (MM 0.0 to 12.0), and SR 14 north and southbound (MM 12.0 to 18.0) to allow for drain cleaning operations.  Weather Permitting.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Signing on various Interstates and state Routes (Superior Traffic Control
Wednesday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 18, 8:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.:
There will be nighttime lane closures at various locations in Shelby County on I-40 east and westbound (MM 1A.0–MM 1A.6), I-269 northbound (MM 18.8–MM 19.1) and various locations on I-40 east and westbound in Madison County (MM 75.6–77.4.) One lane will be CLOSED in each direction to replace signs. THP will assist with traffic control. 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-240 Northbound near Hernando Road
LOOK AHEAD:
Monday, February 24 through Monday, March 2, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.:
There will be a temporary lane closure on I-240 Northbound near Hernando Road MM 4.495, for sewer work. One lane will be CLOSED. Two lanes will remain open.

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