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State Route 317 (Apison Pike) State Route 321 to Layton Lane

Hamilton County

Timeline

Transportation projects are developed in three phases: Preliminary Engineering, Right-of-Way (ROW) and Construction. Due to the significant size of the State Route 317 (Apison Pike) project, the proposed improvements have been separated into four smaller sections or phases. The section between State Route 321 (Ooltewah Ringgold Road) to east of Layton Lane is currently under construction.

Let to Contract:  12/13/2019
Contractor:          Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc.
Bid Price:              $93,100,903
Est. Completion: June 2025

All scheduled traffic phases are TENTATIVE, dependent on weather and project progress.

PHASE 1 – March 2020 to June 2022

  • SR 317 (Apison Pike) – Two travel lanes (one lane in each direction) will remain open, but lanes will be shifted to allow for rock drape installation and utility work.
  • Spalding Drive – At least one lane will remain open. Traffic will be flagged when necessary.
  • Tucker Road – Traffic may be affected intermittently. Traffic will be flagged when necessary.
  • Tallant Road – Two travel lanes (one in each direction) will remain open.

PHASE 2 – June 2022 to August 2023

  • SR 317 (Apison Pike) – Two travel lanes (one in each direction) will remain open, but lanes will be shifted for construction. Temporary traffic signals will be placed at the intersection with Tallant Road.
  • Spalding Drive – At least one lane will remain open. Traffic will be flagged when necessary.
  • Tucker Road – Stop signs will be installed at the intersection with proposed Tucker Road.
  • Tallant Road – Traffic will be shifted to the new alignment with a detour onto Asher Lane until the box culvert under the new Tallant Road alignment is built.
  • College Drive – Traffic will be detoured to University Drive while the railroad crossing is replaced.

PHASE 3 – August 2023 to June 2025

Traffic will be shifted onto the new alignment of Apison Pike in sections, with connecting roads being used as detours as needed. Temporary traffic control, such as stop signs, will be utilized when necessary.