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Traffic Alert: July 17 - 23, 2014

 

 

Regional Road Construction

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Anderson
  • SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County:
    A safety improvement project, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
Blount
  • SR 33 between SR 115 and Court Street:
    Beginning July 22: A resurfacing project, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.

Campbell
  • I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 134 and 147:
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
Claiborne
 
Cocke
  • I-40 West near Mile Marker 451
    July 21: Sign maintenance, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., could cause a temporary lane closure. Be alert for slowed traffic when approaching this area.
    Use extreme caution.
  • I-40 West between Mile Markers 432 and 425:
    A bridge repair project, 10 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause rolling roadblocks approaching this area. Be alert for slow moving and/or stopped traffic. Use extreme caution. There is the potential for delays.
    • July 22 & 24: There could be rolling roadblocks, 8 p.m. - 6 a.m.
  • US 25E/SR 32 Bridge over the French Broad River near the
    Cocke and Jefferson County line:

    This bridge construction project could cause temporary lane closures at various times with flagging personnel present. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • US 411/SR 35 at US 25W:
    This construction project could cause temporary lane closures with flagging personnel at various times. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
Grainger
  • US 11W/SR 1 between Water Street and US 25E:
    Roadway resurfacing during daylight hours could cause temporary lane closures at various locations. Be alert for workers. Use caution.
Greene
  • SR 107 between Log Miles 0 and 8:
    Roadway resurfacing could cause temporary lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 351 Bridge over Camp Creek at Log Mile 8.1:
    Bridge repairs have reduced this road segment to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Be alert for changed conditions and be prepared to stop. Use extreme caution in this area.
    • Loads more than 9 feet wide must use an alternate route.
  • US 11E/SR 34 between SR 348 and SR 70:
    Sundays through Thursdays: A resurfacing project, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Ball Road between Norton Road and Old Stage Road:
    Through August: Ball Road is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Be alert for changed conditions. Use extreme caution.

Hamblen

  • SR 32/US 25E near I-81 Interchange:
    Be alert for workers and changing conditions through this project. There could be lane closures and flag persons directing traffic at various times. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 32/US 25E near College Park Drive:
    This project could cause lane closures at various times. Be alert for workers and changing conditions. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 160 at Merchants Greene:
    This bridge construction project has created new lane shifts. Be alert for changing conditions. Use extreme caution in this area.
Jefferson
  • US 25E/SR 32 Bridge over the French Broad River near the
    Cocke and Jefferson County line:

    This bridge construction project could cause temporary lane closures at various times with flagging personnel present. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-40 East and West Bridge over the French Broad River (Douglas Lake) near Mile Marker 425:
    A two-year bridge rehabilitation project has reduced this road segment to one lane in each direction. These lane reductions will be in place around the clock. Be alert for lane shifts and narrowed lanes in this area. Expect delays during peak travel times. For updated project information: http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/I40fbr/default.htm
    • Traffic loads more than 12 feet in width will be prohibited.
      The wide load detour will be US 25/SR 9 between Exits 424 and 432.
    • Alternate route for local traffic during peak travel periods:
      US 25/SR 9
    • Alternate route for I-40 “thru traffic”during peak travel periods:
      I-81 and I-26
  • I-81 from the I-40 Interchange to the Hamblen County Line:
    A resurfacing project, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use caution in this area.
  • US 25W Bridge over the French Broad River and SR 113 Ramps at I-40: There could be lane closures with flag personnel directing traffic at various times as crews receive materials for the adjacent I-40 bridge repair project. 
    Be alert for equipment. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 92 near Dumplin Valley Road at Log Mile 13.3:
    Be alert for changed conditions. There are newly installed traffic signals.
Knox

Interstates through Knoxville and Knox County
 

  • I-640 East and West between I-40 and Broadway Exit 6:
    Sundays - Thursdays: There could be lane closures and width restrictions on the ramps, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
  • I-40 East & West
    between Cherry Street Exit 390 and Rutledge Pike Exit 392:

    Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures Sundays through Thursdays. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-40 West Ramp to Alcoa Highway (Exit 386B):
    July 19 & 20: Repairs will reduce this ramp from two lanes to one. Be alert for slowed traffic. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-40 West between I-140 (Exit 376) and Lovell Road (Exit 374):
    A ramp extension project will cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-40 East Weigh Station Ramp Improvement Project
    between Campbell Station Road and Watt Road:

    This ramp improvement project could cause traffic shifts and slow traffic. Be alert workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.

Streets in Knoxville

Short-Term Closures

  • Colonial Circle/Pruden Drive intersection:
    Through July 18: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Clinch Avenue between 14th and 11th Streets:
    Through July 18: Utility repairs, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Hamlet Road between Mac-Alice Drive and Montrose Road:
    Through July 18: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Island Home Pike between McNutt Road and Sevierville Pike:
    Through July 18: Utility improvements, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • White Avenue between James Agee Street and 14th Street:
    Through July 18: Utility repairs, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Lyons Bend Road between S. Northshore Drive and Westminster Drive:
    July 20 - 21: Utility improvements, 10 p.m. - 6 a.m., will close this road segment.
  • Kenesaw Avenue between Cherokee Boulevard and Woodland Drive:
    Through July 23: Utility repairs, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Mountcastle Street between Cumberland Avenue and Lake Avenue:
    Through August 1: Building construction, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m, will close this road segment to through traffic.
  • Highland Drive between Jenkins Road and Minglewood Road:
    Through August 6: Utility improvemnts will close this road segment.
  • Jenkins Road between Adair Drive and Woodrow Drive:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Jenkins Road between Fieldwood Drive and Highland Drive:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • E. Lincoln Circle between Edford Avenue and Adair Drive:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • W. Lincoln Circle between Adair Drive and Woodcrest Drive:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Weiss Way between Fieldwood Drive and Highland Drive:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Woodrow Drive between Jenkins Road and Mount Pleasant Road:
    Through August 6: Utility improvements will close this road segment.

Long-Term Closures

  • Oak Ridge Highway/Western Avenue (SR 62) between Schaad Road and Copper Kettle Road:
    Be alert for changing traffic conditions - detours, traffic shifts and temporary lane closures - at various times throughout this widening project. Construction workers and equipment are present. Use caution through this area.
    These intersections or road segments are closed to thru traffic for this project:
    • S. Hinton Road between Western Avenue and Third Creek Road
    • Jimmy Carter Road at Western Avenue
    • Beaver Ridge Road at Western Avenue 
    • A short section of Ball Camp Pike between Western Avenue and Goldenrod Street
    • Short Road at Western Avenue: Use Nickel Road to access Short Road from SR 62.
    • Woodsmith Road at SR 62:
  • Summer Place between Locust Street and Walnut Street:
    Through June 2, 2015: Parking garage construction, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment to thru traffic.
Streets in Knox County  
  • Alcoa Highway (US 129/SR 115) at Maloney Road:
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m.,will cause lane closures at this intersection improvement project. Be alert for worker. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Clinton Highway between Jenso Road and Anderson County Line:
    Sundays - Thursdays: A resurfacing project, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Ebenezer Road at N. Westland Drive:
    An intersection improvement project, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for worker and changing conditions. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Emory Road (SR 131) between Gill Road and Clinton Highway:
    This widening project for bridge construction, and utility/equipment crossings could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Maynardville Highway (SR 33) between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County Line:
    This widening project could cause temporary lane closures with flagging personnel at various times. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.


Streets in the Town of Farragut


Loudon
  • I-75 North near Mile Marker 80:
    July 20: There could be a temporary lane closure, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Be alert for workers. there is the potential for delays. Use caution through this area.
  • US 321/SR 73 at I-75 North at Exit 81:
    Be alert for workers and equipment at this intersection improvement project. Use caution in this area.
  • US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive:
    Be alert for changing roadway conditions, possible lane closures, workers and construction equipment. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • US 70 between US 11/SR 2 and the Roane County Line: 
    Roadway resurfacing, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
Monroe

Morgan
 
Roane
  • I-40 East and West near Exit 347:
    July 20 - 24: This bridge repair project will cause temporary lane closures,
    8 p.m. - 6 a.m.
  • US 27 underneath I-40 Exit 347:
    Overhead bridge work could cause daily lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area. 
Scott
 
Sevier
  • I-40 East and West near Mile Marker 407:
    There could be temporary lane closures, 8 p.m. - 6 a.m., as crews shift traffic patterns overhead bridge work. Be alert for changed conditions and possible slowed traffic approaching this area. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 66 bridge over I-40 at Exit 407:
    Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
    • SR 66 North ramp to I-40 West:
      Through July 29: This ramp will close and motorists will be required to cross the bridge and use the left lane on SR 66 North to access I-40 West. A traffic signal will be added, along with the installation of signage and message boards to notify travelers of the temporary traffic pattern. Be alert for workers. Use extra caution.
  • SR 66 in Sevierville between Douglas Dam Road (SR 139) and Boyd's Creek Highway (SR 338W):
    Monday - Friday: Be alert for short duration traffic stops in both directions which may occur daily. There is the potential for delays. For updated project information http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/highway66/
Union
  • Existing SR 33 Bridge over Clinch River (Norris Lake):
    This bridge is posted with weight limit restrictions and is being strictly enforced. Use extreme caution and be prepared to stop approaching the bridge.
    • Vehicles weighing in excess of the restricted weights will not be permitted to cross the bridge and must follow a detour route.
      • 35 tons for vehicles with five axles
      • 22 tons for vehicles with three and four axles
      • 20 tons for two axle vehicles
Washington/Sullivan
  • SR 81 at SR 353:
    Be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution through this intersection improvement project.
  • I-26 East and West at SR 75 (Exit 13) Interchange Improvement Project: There could be lane closures for overhead bridge work. Be alert for changing conditions, shoulder closures with portable concrete barrier rail through this interchange modification project. Use extreme caution when traveling through this area.
  • SR 75 between SR 36 and SR 357:
    Be alert for changing conditions. Use caution in this area.
  • SR 36 between SR 354 and SR 75:
    This project could cause lane closures and have flag persons directing traffic at various times, with short duration traffic stops for utility and equipment crossings. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
    • Orchard Avenue is closed. 
    • Traffic is still shifted at Spurgeon Island Road
    • Traffic will also be shifted from Boone Avenue to Boring Chapel Road
    • From Boone Avenue to near Hammitt Road will be split traffic separated by a barrier wall. 

  • US 11E/SR 34 at US 19E/SR 37:
    Use extreme caution through this bridge construction and intersection reconstruction project. Be alert for workers and equipment.
    • Detour of SR 37/US19E :
      Through August 2014: A temporary detour is in place at the intersection of SR 34/US 11E. Traffic signals are operational at the intersection of SR34/37 and SR37/44. Be alert for these changed conditions.
  • SR 126 between West Center Street and Clinchfield Street:
    Utility work, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., could cause lane closures in this area. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 75 at SR 357:
    A signalization project could cause lane closures. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 36 between Fort Henry Drive and Wilcox Drive:
    Sundays through Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • US11W at various locations in Kingsport:
    Utility work, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • US11 between Island Road and Pinnacle Parkway:
    Turn lane construction will cause lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. Use caution in this area.

 

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