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Traffic Alert: August 28 - September 3, 2014

 

 

Regional Road Construction

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Anderson
 
Blount
  • Wrights Ferry Road between Topside Road and Air Base Road:
    Through May 1, 2015: This intersection improvement project will cause periodic closures. This road will be open to local traffic only. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes aroujnd this area. Improvements will include
    realignment, signalization, construction of turn lanes at Wrights Ferry Road/Base Pointe Way, shoulder improvements and resurfacing the reminder of Wrights Ferry Road between Topside Road and Base Pointe Way.
  • US 129/ SR 115 between Louisville Road and Payne Avenue:
    There will be temporary lane closures, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., as crews install longitudinal cable barriers. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 33 between SR 115 and Court Street:
    A resurfacing project, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • SR 33 South between Williams Mill Road and Martin Mill Pike:
    Vegetation removal, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., could cause temporary lane closures.
    Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
  • US 321/SR 73 between SR 335 and Loudon County Line:
    Road resurfacing will cause lane closures, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • SR 162 West near Cusick Road:
    Through November: A state industrial access project has closed one lane of this road segment. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
Campbell
  • I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 143: 
    Sundays through Thursdays: There could be lane closures, 9 p.m. - 6 a.m., as crews set portable barrier rails. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 134 and 147: 
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 9 at Ridge Road:
    Installation of a turn lane, 6 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
Claiborne
 
Cocke
  • 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:
    There is a new traffic pattern at this intersection. There could be lane closures with flagging personnel at various times through this construction project. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 340 between SR 9 and Old SR 35:
    A roadway resurfacing project could cause lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution through this area.
Grainger
  • US 11W/SR 1 between Water Street and US 25E:
    Roadway resurfacing and bridge repair could cause temporary lane closures at various locations. Be alert for workers. Use caution.
Greene
  • SR 35 between Bright Hope Road and SR 70:
    Road resurfacing, during daylight hours, could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 351 between SR 350 and SR 70:
    Road resurfacing, during daylight hours, could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 340 between the Cocke County Line and SR 349:
    Road resurfacing, during daylight hours, could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 340 at Bewley’s Bridge near Log Mile 0.5:
    This bridge repair project will cause alternating lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
  • 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 113 between SR 32 and SR 160:
    Roadway resurfacing could cause lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • 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
  • 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-40 East near Mile Marker 424:
    September 2: Bridge work, 9 p.m. - 6 a.m., will close this section of I-40 East. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
    • During these times I-40 Eastbound traffic will be diverted off at Exit 424 (SR 113), detoured onto US 25, and back to I-40 at Exit 432.
  • 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.
Knox

Interstates through Knoxville and Knox County
 

  • I-40 East near Mile Marker 396:
    August 28: Overhead sign installation, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m., will cause a lane closure in this area. There will be a temporary rolling roadblock to begin near Mile Marker 392 as crews swing the sign structure in position. Be alert for stopped or slowed traffic. Expect delays. Use extreme caution.
    Note: This work will occur on the following night if cancelled due to weather.
  • I-40 West near Mile Marker 399:
    August 28: Overhead sign installation, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m., will cause a lane closure in this area. There will be a temporary rolling roadblock to begin near Mile Marker 403 as crews swing the sign structure in position. Be alert for stopped or slowed traffic. Expect delays. Use extreme caution.
    Note: This work will occur on the following night if cancelled due to weather.
  • I-40 East and West near Mile Marker 379:
    September 2: Overhead sign installation, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m., will cause a lane closure in this area. There will be a temporary rolling roadblock on I-40 West to begin near Mile Marker 383 as crews swing the sign structure in position. Be alert for stopped or slowed traffic. Expect delays. Use extreme caution.
  • I-275 North Ramp to I-640 West and Clinton Highway (SR 9):
    Bridge repairs will cause lane shifts and width reductions across this bridge. Trucks and buses should follow alternate routes. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-275 North & South underneath Ramp Bridge to Clinton Highway:
    Beginning September 2: Overhead bridge repairs, 8 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures Sundays through Thursdays. Be alert for workers. There could be delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • I-640 East and West between I-40 and Broadway Exit 6:
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
  • I-40 West between I-140 (Exit 376) and Lovell Road (Exit 374):
    A ramp extension project could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution through 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

  • Adair Drive between Fawnie Lane and Norvell Drive:
  • Atlantic Avenue between N. Broadway and Pacific Street:
  • Bluebird Drive between Plummer Road and Sweetbrier Road:
  • Bluebird Drive between Thrush Lane and Plummer Drive:
  • Caesar Drive between Glasgow Road and E. Walnut Grove Drive:
  • Emerald Avenue between Huron Street and Cornelia Street:
  • Glasgow Road between Glenoaks Drive and Caesar Drive:
  • Glasgow Road between Adair Drive and Caesar Drive:
  • Glenoaks Drive between Bluebird Drive and Plummer Road:
  • Glenoaks Drive between Plummer Road and Homewood Road:
  • Homewood Road between Estonia Drive and Estonia Drive:
  • Oldham Avenue between Branner Street and Davanna Street:
  • Plummer Road between Adair Drive and S. Wahli Drive:
  • Plummer Road between S. Wahli Drive and W. Walnut Grove Drive:
  • Sweetbrier Road between Glenoaks Drive and Caesar Drive:
  • S. Wahki Drive between Glenoaks Drive and Plummer Road:
  • E. Walnut Grove Drive between Plummer Road and Caesar Drive:
  • Warbler Road between Bluebird Drive and Glenoaks Drive:
    Through August 29: Utility improvements will close these road segments.
  • Boright Drive between Whittle Springs Road and Maxwell Street
    and Maxwell Street between Boright Drive and Forestdale Avenue:

    Through August 29: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Central Avenue between Woodland Avenue and Oldham Avenue:
    Through August 29: Utility improvements, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., will cause a lane closure.
  • Fountain Park Boulevard between Prosser Road and Hale Road:
    Through August 29: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Union Avenue between State Street and Gay Street:
    September 2 - 3: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment and traffic will be detoured.
  • W. Columbia Avenue between N. Central Street and Worth Street:
    September 2 - 5: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Thirteenth Street between Forest Avenue and Highland Avenue:
    September 2 - 19: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Riley Drive between Hollywood Road and Renford Road:
    September 3 - 10: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Forest Avenue between Thirteenth Street and Worlds Fair Park Drive:
    Through September 12: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Clinch and Union Avenues between State Street and S. Central Street:
    Through September 15: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • S. Central Street and Commerce Avenue between W. Summit Hill Drive and Union Avenue:
    Through September 26: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment. Please follow signed detour.

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  
  • 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 lane shifts or temporary lane closures with flagging personnel. Be alert for slowed traffic and use caution in this area.


Streets in the Town of Farragut


Loudon
  • I-75 North & South between Monroe County Line and Tennessee River:
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m. could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme 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
  • SR 298 near Log Mile 6 Bridge over Clear Creek:
    Completion of bridge repairs could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for changed conditions, slowed or stopped traffic. Use extreme caution.
Roane
 
Scott
  • SR 63 between Rock Branch Loop (LM 2.58) and the
    Campbell County Line (LM 13.6):

    A resurfacing project will cause lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 456 between Log Mile 8 and Log Mile 10:
    Roadway resurfacing will cause lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
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 for 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:
    There could be nightly lane closures through this area. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme 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/
  • SR 339 between Forest Hills Drive and the Cocke County Line:
    Road resurfacing during daylight hours could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
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:Be alert for changing conditions, shoulder closures with portable concrete barrier rails. Use extreme caution There is the potential for delays when traveling through this area.
    • Septemer 2 - 4: There could be lane closures, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., for overhead bridge work.
  • SR 75 between SR 36 and SR 357:
    Grade work on the slope adjacent to the roadway could cause a lane closure. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays.
  • 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. Also be alert for changed conditions and follow signed detours.
    • A temporary detour of SR 37/US19E is in place at the intersection of SR 34/US 11E.
    • Traffic signals are operational at the intersection of SR34/37 and SR37/44.
  • 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.
  • SR 34 between SR 44 and Bristol City Limits:
    There could be temporary lane closures and lane shifts through this project. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.

 

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