State Route 63 Improvements

Campbell and Claiborne Counties

Timeline

Transportation projects are developed in four phases: Planning and Environmental, Design, Right-of-Way and Construction. Proposed improvements to State Route 63 consist of four roadway projects. Below is a reflection of each project phase as they have occurred or will occur for each section of SR 63.

Let to Contract:             June 2020
Contractor:                    Potter South East, LLC
Bid Price:                         $17,074,598.45
Est. Completion Date: May 31, 2023

 

Project Updates:

July 1, 2022

To date, the contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, grade work, and phase 1 base paving. Currently, the contractor is working to continue box culvert extensions for  phase 2 grading where possible.  The contractor will continue working on box culvert extensions, phase 2 grading, as well as performing paving operations across the original lanes.

May 31, 2022

The contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, and gradework. The contractor is working to continue box culvert extensions as well as continuing the paving the phase 1 BM Course. It is intended to construct side roads and will continue the phase 2 grading as locations are available.

April 27, 2022

The contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, and gradework. The contractor is working to continue box culvert extensions as well as continuing the paving the phase 1 BM Course. It is intended to construct side roads and will continue the phase 2 grading as locations are available.

April 4, 2022

The contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, and gradework. Currently, the contractor is working to continue box culvert extensions as well as continuing the phase 1 paving. The contractor intends to construct side roads and will continue the phase 2 grading as locations are available.

March 1, 2022

The contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, and grading. The contractor is working to perform remedial work on the box culvert extensions as well begin constructing signal pole foundations. They intend to begin working on the side roads and will be detouring traffic around these roads in the near future as well as continuing phase 2 grading in locations available.  

January 25, 2022

The contractor has been able to start the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. The contractor has completed the majority of grading and stabilization for the phase 1 work and has started some grade work for phase 2. The contractor has almost completed the process of installing base stone, paving base course of asphalt, and is beginning box culvert repairs on Phase 1.  

December 22, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to complete a majority of the phase 1 work including the utility relocations, culvert extensions, and grade work. The Contractor is working to perform remedial work on the box culvert extensions as well as continue paving the base courses of asphalt. In addition to this work, the contractor intends to begin working on the side roads and will be detouring traffic around these roads in the near future.

November 29, 2021

The contractor has been able to start the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations.  The contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the phase 1 work and has started some grade work for phase 2.  Installation of base stone continues, along with paving base course of asphalt, and beginning box culvert repairs.

 October 22, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to begin the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. In addition to this work the contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the phase 1 work and has started some grade work for phase 2. Lately, the contractor has continued the process of installing base stone as well as paved the base course of asphalt.  

September 22, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to begin the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. In addition to this work the contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the phase 1 work and has started some grade work for phase 2. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to grade and install base stone as well as continue base course paving operations.

 August 13, 2021

The contractor has been able to begin the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. In addition to this work the contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the phase 1 work and has started some grade work for phase 2. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to grade and install base stone installation as well as continue box culvert construction.

 July 20, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to begin the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. In addition to this work, the contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the Phase 1 work and has started some grade work for Phase 2. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to grade and install base stone installation as well as continue box culvert construction.

June 5, 2021

The contractor has been able to begin the pipe and box culvert extensions as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. In addition to this work, the contractor has also completed a significant amount of grading and stabilization for the Phase 1 work. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to continue fine grading and base stone installation as well as continue box culvert construction.

May 5, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to install traffic control measures, clear and grub, extend a majority of phase 1 box and pipe culverts as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations as well as begin grading activities. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to continue the water and sewer relocations, and continue grading operations.  

March 11, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to install traffic control measures, clear and grub, extend a majority of phase 1 box and pipe culverts as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to continue the LaFollette Utility Board’s water and sewer relocations, begin grading activities, as well as make modifications to the existing traffic control measures.

 February 9, 2021

To date, the contractor has been able to install traffic control measures, clear and grub, extend phase 1 box and pipe culverts as well as complete a substantial portion of the water and sewer relocations. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to begin the phase 2 box culvert extensions, continue the water and sewer relocations, and begin grading operations if weather permits.

December 7, 2020

To date, the contractor has implemented the first phase of traffic control, which involved shifting traffic approximately 9 feet to the right of Centerline. In doing so, the contractor has completed clearing and grubbing operations, started construction of the box culvert extensions and has started relocating utilities. For the foreseeable future, the contractor plans to continue box culvert extensions, as well as the LaFollette Utility Board water and sewer relocations.

November 10, 2020

To date, the contractor has been able to erect construction signs, clear and grub phase 1 and phase 2 work, as well as begin the process of installing erosion prevention and sediment control measures. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to install the first phase of traffic control, continue construction of the box culverts, and begin AT&T and LaFollette Utility Board relocations.

October 7, 2020 

To date, the contractor has been able to erect construction signs, clear and grub approximately 5,000’ of the project, and began the process of installing erosion prevention and sedi-ment control measures. For the foreseeable future, the contractor intends to continue clearing and grubbing operations as well as installing erosion prevention and sediment control devices. 

September 10, 2020 

This project consists of the grading, drainage, guardrail, and paving a five mile section of SR-63, General Carl W. Stiner Hwy, in Campbell County from Myers Lane to Woodson Lane.

The contractor has submitted their initial project schedule to the Department. Construction signs have been staked and installed. The contractor intends to begin work on box culvert extensions, grading for utilities and clearing activities. 

 

 
 
 
Campbell County
 
from Lafollette Urban Boundary to Frontier Road/Woodson Lane
 
Environmental Document Approved Completed
ROW Appraisal/Acquisition (approx 12-18 mos to complete) Completed
Construction Let to Construction June 2020
from Frontier Road/Woodson Lane to Campbell-Claiborne County Line  
Environmental Document Approved Completed
ROW Appraisal/Acquisition (approx 12-18 mos to complete) ROW Appraisal and Aquisition phase underway
Construction Scheduled to begin Late 2021
Claiborne County
 
from Campbell-Claiborne County Line to Hall
 
Environmental Document Approved Completed
ROW Appraisal/Acquisition (approx 12-18 mos to complete) ROW Appraisal and Aquisition phase underway
Construction Scheduled to begin early 2022
from West of Old Town Creek to State Route 32 (US 25E)

 
Environmental Document Approved Completed
ROW Appraisal/Acquisition Completed
Construction Let to Construction December 2019

*All forecasted dates are subject to change.