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Interstate 65 Wedgewood Avenue Interchange

Davidson County

Timeline

Transportation projects are developed in four phases: Planning and Environmental, Design, Right-of-Way (ROW) and Construction. Improvements for the interchange of Interstate 65 at Wedgewood Avenue will be divided into two projects. Both projects are currently scheduled to begin Construction in 2020 as noted below.

I-65 Bridge over Wedgewood Avenue Forecasted for Construction September 2020
I-65 Off-Ramps at Wedgewood Avenue Forecasted for Construction December 2020

*All forecasted dates are subject to change.

Traffic Control

For the duration of the two projects, travel lanes of I-65, Wedgewood Avenue, and the interstate off-ramps will remain open during peak morning and afternoon travel times. Nighttime lane closures will be from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

In order to complete the necessary bridge work, UP TO THREE weekend closures are planned for I-65. The weekend closures will be scheduled as follows.

  • Weekend 1: The interchange will be CLOSED (I-65 AND Wedgewood Avenue) in all directions from 8:00 P.M. Friday through 5:00 A.M. Monday. I-65 off-ramps to Wedgewood Avenue will be closed to traffic. I-65 on-ramps from Wedgewood Avenue will remain open.
  • Weekend 2: I-65 North AND Wedgewood Avenue will be CLOSED from 8:00 P.M. Friday through 5:00 A.M. Monday. I-65 North off-ramps to Wedgewood Avenue will be closed to traffic. I-65 North on-ramps from Wedgewood Avenue will remain open.
  • Weekend 3: I-65 South AND Wedgewood Avenue will be CLOSED from 8:00 P.M. Friday through 5:00 A.M. Monday. I-65 South off-ramps to Wedgewood Avenue will be closed to traffic. I-65 South on-ramps from Wedgewood Avenue will remain open.
In addition to the weekend closures, Wedgewood Avenue under I-65 will be closed overnights for approximately two weeks.

***Specific dates for the closures will be provided once scheduled by the contractor.***

Detours

During the interstate closures, I-65 will be closed from the downtown loop (I-65/I-40 split) to the I-440 interchange. During the avenue closures, Wedgewood Avenue will be closed between the on- and off-ramps on either side of the interstate. During any scheduled closure (interstate and/or avenue), motorists traveling Wedgewood Avenue will have limited access to I-65.

Detours will be dependent upon specific work. Interstate and local access maps will be provided. Bicycle and pedestrian traffic should follow directional signage near the work zone.