State Route 33 (Maynardville Highway) Widening, from Knox County Line to South of State Route 144

Union County

Timeline

Transportation projects are developed in four phases: Planning and Environmental, Design, Right-of-Way (ROW), and Construction. The widening of State Route 33 (Maynardville Highway) is currently in the Construction phase.

Let to Contract:             2/11/2022

Contractor:                     Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc.

Bid Price:                         $50,280,578.07

Est. Completion Date: October 31, 2025

Project Updates:

November 28, 2022

Clearing and grubbing has been completed. The contractor has begun grading activities near the beginning of the job. The first 2 footers have been poured for Pier 1 of the bridge over Bull Run Creek. The right side of the first box culvert has the footers and one wing wall poured. The contractor will begin pouring columns for the bridge and continue work on the box culvert.

 September 26, 2022

Clearing and grubbing for the first 4.5 miles has been completed. Additional clearing and         grubbing and EPSC installation will continue. Work on the first box culvert and bridge will begin within the next few weeks. Paving on the Southbound shoulder from North of Raccoon Valley to the end of project to prepare for the second traffic shift.

August 29, 2022

Clearing and grubbing for the first 3 miles has been completed. Environmental protection measures have continued to be installed.  Additional clearing and grubbing will continue. The 6’ traffic shift onto the repaved Northbound shoulder is complete.  

July 28, 2022

Clearing and grubbing for the first 3 miles has been completed. Environmental protection measures have continued to be installed. Additional clearing and grubbing will continue. The 6’ traffic shift onto the repaved Northbound shoulder is currently in progress.   

July 1, 2022

Clearing and grubbing for the first 3 miles has been completed. Environmental protection measures have continued to be installed. The first phase of traffic control, milling and repaving the Northbound shoulder past Raccoon Valley has been completed. Additional clearing and         grubbing will continue. Traffic shift will be implemented within the next few weeks.