West Tennessee Weekly Construction August 2-9, 2017

Thursday, August 03, 2017 | 10:34am

BENTON COUNTY, I-40 Truck Climbing Lane
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday, August 9: There are no scheduled closures. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway in a construction zone.
*Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH.

BENTON COUNTY, SR-1 (US-70): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Huntingdon City limits to the Benton County line.

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-1 (US-70): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Carroll County line to SR 391.

CROCKETT COUNTY, SR-20 (US-412): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Madison County Line to west of the SR 76 overpass.

DECATUR COUNTY, SR-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the end of the Tennessee River Bridge to SR-69.

DYER COUNTY, SR-3: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 3/SR 211, overhead, to SR 77 ramp. Speed limit has been reduced to​ 60 MPH.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: The grading, drainage, construction of a concrete bulb-tee bridge and paving on I-40 at the SR 196 (Hickory Withe Road) interchange. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway.​Sunday, August 6, 6:00 a. m.-6:30 a. m.: I-40 will have rolling road blocks throughout the morning to cross the interstate with utilities.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: Longitudinal Joint Repair​
Sunday, August 6 through Thursday, August 10, 8:00p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from Shelby County Line to Haywood County line for joint repair. Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-196: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Poplar Acres Road to SR 193. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-222: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 59 to Hebron Drive. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, SR-57: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Fayette County line to Saulsbury Road. Motorist should watch for flagmen.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-15 (US-64): A widening project on SR 15 from Firetower Road to west of Bigbee Branch. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-15 (US-64): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from the Crump City Limits to the beginning of the Tennessee River Bridge.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-114: A bridge repair project on the Clifton Bridge over the Tennessee River will result in lane shifts and narrowed lanes throughout the project.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 128 to the Tennessee River Bridge. Motorists should watch for flagmen.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-128: A widening project on SR 128 from South of Opel Loop to US-64 (SR 15) in Savannah will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HARDIN COUNTY, SR-128: Stantec will be performing exploratory drilling and instrumentation installation along the upstream and downstream slopes of the Pickwick Landing Dam.

Monday, July 31 through Wednesday, August 9, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures to perform exploratory drilling at the Pickwick Landing Dam. Traffic will be controlled by flagmen.

Monday, August 14 through Wednesday, August 23, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be night time lane closures to perform exploratory drilling at the Pickwick Landing Dam. Traffic will be controlled by flagmen.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-I-40 from Mile Marker 46 (LM 2.86) to near Koko Road (LM 8.36): Sunday, August 6 through Thursday, August 10, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from MM 46 to Koko Rd. for milling and paving. Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

HAYWOOD COUNTY-SR-19 (Brownsville Bypass): A widening project on SR 19 from west of Windrow Road to SR 76 south of Brownsville will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

HAYWOOD COUNTY–SR-76: Construction of a concrete bulb tee beam bridge over the Hatchie River–Wednesday, May 3, 2017 SR 76 will CLOSE at log mile 8.98 (approx. 1 mile south of the I-40/Exit 56 interchange) for removal of the truss bridge. *Local traffic will have access up to the bridge. An interstate detour will be posted at Exit 56 and Exit 52 (Stanton/KoKo Road).

HENDERSON COUNTY–I-40: Sunday, August 6 through Thursday, August 10, 7:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from Madison County Line (MM 95.00) to east of SR 104 (MM 101.0) for installation of guardrail and cleanup of jobsite. Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

LAKE COUNTY, SR-78: Construction of a concrete Bulb-Tee bridge on SR 78 over drainage ditch including grading, drainage, and paving will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-138: Construction of 2 concrete box bridges on SR 138 over Muddy Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, May 30 through Tuesday, October 31 a signal system will be utilized. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with an 11’ lane restriction. Sanderson Road will be closed to through traffic.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-223: Beginning Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4: Roadway will be closed at log mile 2.3 for bridge replacement. Detour route will be posted.

MCNAIRY COUNTY, SR-5: Resurfacing work will cause possible lane closures, in both directions daily, from SR 15 to near New Salem Road.

OBION COUNTY, Future I-69: Grading, drainage, construction of eight bridges on future I-69 from south of US 51 (SR 3) to south of US 45W (SR 5) will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. *Speed limit is reduced to 45 MPH through the US 51 (SR 3) portion of the project. The inside southbound lane on SR 3 is closed to all traffic for installation of barrier rail.

Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, June 13, SR 3 will have a lane shift in the north and southbound directions. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with a 11’ 6” lane restriction.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40: Wednesday, August 2 through Thursday, August 3, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 west and eastbound from LM 15.54 to LM 15.92 for paving operations. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 Pothole Repair

Thursday, August 3, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 between MM 2.0 at Chelsea Avenue to MM 5.0 at Hollywood Street for pothole repair. * Friday,  August will serve as a backup date. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday, August 9: I-40 speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH. There are lane shifts on I-40 east and westbound. Beginning December 5, 2014, there are transitions south and northbound on Canada Road.

Wednesday, August 2 through mid-summer: The I-40 westbound exit ramp to Canada Rd. (MM 20.0) will be OPEN for northbound traffic only.

Wednesday, August 2 through Friday, August 4, 8PM-6AM: There will be INTERMITTENT alternating nightly lane closures on I-40 west and eastbound for painting and removing the bridge overhangs. 

Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11, 8PM-6AM: There will be INTERMITTENT alternating nightly lane closures on I-40 west and eastbound for painting and removing the bridge overhangs.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-55 from near Horn Lake Rd (LM 8.00 L&R) to McLemore Rd (LM 11.00 L&R)
 
Sunday, July 30, through Thursday, August 3, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on I-55 north and southbound (MM 8.00 to MM 11.00) to allow for resurfacing. Speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting. 

Sunday, August 6 through Thursday, August 10, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on I-55 north and southbound (MM 8.00 to MM 11.00) to allow for resurfacing. Speed limit will be reduced to 45 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting. 

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-1: Construction of a welded steel plate girder bridge on SR 1 over the Loosahatchie River will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-14 (Austin Peay Hwy): Construction on SR 14 for a widening project from SR 204 (Singleton Parkway) to east of Old Covington Pike. Shoulders are closed north and southbound. There will be possible temporary lane closures throughout the project.
On April 21, 2017, Old Covington Pike East access to/from SR 14 was permanently CLOSED.
*Speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH.

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385 over I-240: Bridge Repair project will cause possible lane closures throughout the project.
LOOK AHEAD:
Saturday, August 12, 6:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.:
There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on SR-385 westbound ramp to I-240 westbound to allow for the removal of barrier rail, restriping, and removal of traffic control beginning approximately at Ridgeway Rd. and extending to the end of the project. The right lane will be CLOSED first to remove the barrier rail and restripe, followed by a closure of the left lane to allow for restriping and removal of traffic control.

SHELBY COUNTY, US 64 (US 70, SR-1): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from Wolf River to SR 15 (Stage Road). Motorist should watch for flagmen.

TDOT MAINTENANCE:
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday, August 9, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m: There will be possible lane closures at various locations in Region IV in order to repair pavement on an as needed basis.

TDOT District 47 & 48 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday, August 9: There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier
 
Wednesday, August 2 through Tuesday, August 8, 8PM-6AM: There will be night time lane closures at the following various locations for repairs to damaged guardrail. If weather prohibits, the repairs will be performed on the next available night. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, August 2, 8PM–6AM:
* I-240 northbound, EXIT 12B to Sam Cooper Blvd., MM 12.0, will be CLOSED or impeded for EMERGENCY repair.

  • * I-240 northbound to continue onto I-40, MM 12.0, at EXIT 12B; The left lane of I-40 NB will be CLOSED for repair. Two lanes will remain open.
  • I-40 westbound, MM 17.6; The right lane will be CLOSED for repairs. Two lanes will remain open.

*Both sites are in a gore area at the same location between I-240 EXIT 12B and I-40 northbound.

Thursday, August 3, 8PM–6AM:

  • I-240 westbound, MM 24.7; The left lane will be CLOSED for repairs. Two lanes will remain open.

Monday, August 7, 8PM–6AM:

  • I-240 southbound, MM 30.0; The right lane will be CLOSED. Two lanes will remain open.
  • I-55 southbound, MM 12.0, near Metal Museum Exit; The exit lane will be ClOSED or impeded for a short time to complete repairs.

Tuesday, August 8, 8PM-6AM:

  • I-55 northbound, MM 3.8; The right lane will be CLOSED. Two lanes will remain open.

TDOT REGION 4: Relensing of Snowplowable Markers:
Wednesday, August 2 through Wednesday, August 9: There are no scheduled closures.

TDOT REGION 4: On-Call Pavement Markings:
Thursday, August 3 through Wednesday, August 9, (excluding Saturday night) 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures at the following locations on I-40 for the retracing of spray thermoplastic pavement markings. There will be “a rolling lane closure” in effect for this work. Work will consist of the Re-stripping of skip lines and edge lines on I-40 in both east and westbound lanes and intersection ramps. Weather permitting.

  • I-40, Haywood County (MM. 51.50-MM 67.19), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Madison County (MM 67.19-MM 95.14), one lane will remain open.
  • I-40, Henderson County (MM 101.00-MM 119.78), one lane will remain open.

TIPTON COUNTY, SR-179: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures, in both directions daily, from SR 54 to SR 14.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, SR-43 (US 45E): Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures, in both directions daily, from the Gibson County line to Old US 45E.

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