Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for June 14-June 21, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 7:11am

ANDERSON COUNTY, US441 Norris Freeway between Knox County Line and SR 61: Motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 between Cumberland Street and East Street: Through July 7, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this utility replacement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 at Old Knoxville Pike: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures at various times through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 35 between US 129 and Ellis Avenue: Motorists should be alert for lane closures through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 South Ramp to Hunt Road: On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and Thursday, June 15, 2017, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures at night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform geotechnical work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129 at Louisville Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, lane shifts and narrowed lanes through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 411 at Fairview Drive in Maryville: On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. as crews perform signal work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 129 and 135: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: 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 lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area.  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 near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 145 and 148: 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 lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 near East Paul Lane: SR 297 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  This reduction will remain in place around the clock.  Motorists should be alert for this new condition, be prepared to stop, and use extreme in this area.

CARTER COUNTY, US 321/SR 67 at SR 91: Motorists should be alert for lane closures in place through this area as crews perform roadway repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution in this area.

COCKE COUNTY, I-40 West near Mile Marker 432.5: On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 through Thursday, June 22, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. as crews perform bridge repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution in this area

COCKE COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River: The Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River between Hartford Road and SR 32 is reduced to one lane (11 foot width) around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic at various times while crews offload construction materials.  Traffic in excess of 11 feet in width should use alternate routes.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017.

COCKE COUNTY, US 25/SR 9 between SR 107 and the North Carolina Line: Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

COCKE COUNTY, SR 160 between Buckner Road and the Hamblen County Line: Beginning Friday, June 16, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 172 between Spear Dykes Road and N. Wesley Chapel Road: SR 172 in this area is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 349 between SR 340 and SR 35: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect possible rolling roadblocks and short duration traffic stops as crews perform bridge construction. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 South near Sugar Hollow Road: SR 160 South is reduced to one lane in this area as crews construct ramps.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing conditions and use extreme caution through this construction project. 

HANCOCK COUNTY, SR 63 between SR 33 and Mulberry Gap Road: On Monday, June 19, 2017 through Friday, June 23, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

HANCOCK COUNTY, SR 66 between the Hawkins County Line and the Clinch River: On Monday, June 19, 2017 through Friday, June 23, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 66 near South White Pine Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and use extreme caution as crews perform work 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 may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times while crews offload and set bridge beams. 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/topic/sr-92-bridge-replacement

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 341 between I-81 and SR 66:  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

JOHNSON COUNTY, US 421/SR34 between the Sullivan County Line and SR 91: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures through this resurfacing and bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 395 and 405: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 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.

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West between Mile Markers 7.5 and 5: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, closed shoulders, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this construction project.

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Maloney Road and Woodson Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and brief rolling roadblocks at various times through this construction project.  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/topic/sr-115-alcoa-highway-maloney-to-woodson

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Oak Ridge Hwy. /Western Ave.) between Schaad Road and I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures throughout this widening project.  Motorists traveling in this area should be alert for workers and equipment present and be alert for changing traffic conditions and use caution through this area. For updated project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-62-western-ave-schaad-rd-to-copper-kettle

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/topic/sr-62-western-ave-texas-to-major

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Broadway at I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on Broadway underneath I-640 to occur between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning as crews perform bridge work. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts in this area. 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/topic/i-640-interchange-at-north-broadway

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 North Broadway between Depot Avenue and Fifth Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this area between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as KUB contractors perform utility work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County Line:  Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work continues through this widening project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Afton Drive and Emory Road:  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns and possible temporary lane closures at various times as crews complete final items through this construction project.  Motorists should use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 131 Emory Road Bridge over Kerns Branch near Beeler Road in Harbison Crossroads: 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 and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 169 Middlebrook Pike at Weisgarber: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work in this area. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes and use extreme caution through this intersection improvement project.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 332 Northshore Drive between Northshore Hills Blvd. and Southern Railroad Bridge: Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 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.

LOUDON COUNTY, SR 1 near Wheeler Drive and Dixie Lee Junction: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work is performed through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, traffic shifts and use extreme caution in this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/state-route-1-dixie-lee-junction

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts at various times through this project. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-73-fort-loudoun-dam

MONROE COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 59 and 67: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 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.

MORGAN COUNTY, SR 29 between Old Highway 27 and Cumberland Mountain Circle Road: SR 29 is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017

MORGAN/ROANE COUNTY, US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61:  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns, 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.

SCOTT COUNTY, SR 63 between Water Plant Road and Park Road in Huntsville: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours through this bridge widening project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North between Mile Markers 59 and 63: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work through this truck climbing lane construction project.  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, reduced speed limits, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 South between Virginia State Line and Exit 74: Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, crews will place portable barrier rails reducing I-81 South from three lanes to two at this location as work is performed constructing the Welcome Center exit ramp. Motorists should be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 South Ramp to US 11W North (Exit 74A): On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, this exit ramp will be temporarily closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews place a high friction surface treatment on this ramp.  Motorists on I-81 South wishing to access US 11W North during this time should use Exit 1 in Virginia.  Motorists should be alert for this temporary condition, follow detour, and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North Ramp to US 11W South (Exit 74B): On Thursday, June 22, 2017, this exit ramp will be temporarily closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews place a high friction surface treatment on this ramp.  Motorists on I-81 North wishing to access US 11W South during this time should use Exit 74A and follow detour.  Motorists should be alert for this temporary condition, follow detour, and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, US 11W South Ramp to I-81 South at Exit 74 in Bristol: On Monday, June 19, 2017, this ramp will be temporarily closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews place a high friction surface treatment on this ramp.  Motorists wishing to access I-81 South during this time should use US 421 to Exit 1 in Virginia.  Motorists should be alert for this temporary condition, follow detour, and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, US 11W North Ramp to I-81 North at Exit 74 in Bristol: On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, this ramp will be temporarily closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews place a high friction surface treatment on this ramp.  Motorists wishing to access I-81 North during this time should follow signed detour.  Motorists should be alert for this temporary condition, follow detour, and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 1 between Indian Trail Drive and Pendleton Road: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday 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.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 93 between SR 126 and Orebank Road: Motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures as crews install cable barrier through this area. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 357 over SR 75: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on SR 357 and SR 75 during daylight and nighttime hours through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East and West between Mile Markers 8 and 17: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 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, I-26 East at SR 67 (Exit 24): Motorists should be alert for construction activity, possible lane closures and changing conditions around the exit and entrance ramps and use extreme caution through this construction project.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 34 between Jonesborough City Limits and Claude Simmons Road: Motorists should be alert for lane closures and lane shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, US 321/SR 34 Bridge over Limestone Creek neat Log Mile 1.75: US 321/SR 34 is reduced to one lane in each direction through this bridge replacement project.  The southbound traffic has been shifted onto the northbound side.  These lane closures and lane shifts will remain in place around the clock during construction.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, lane shifts, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 381 between Indian Ridge Road and Skyline Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as crews perform work in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment present and use extreme caution in this area.

 

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