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Traffic Alert: May 21 - 27, 2015

Regional Road Construction

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Anderson
 
Blount
  • Wrights Ferry Road between Topside Road and Air Base Road:
    Through May 31, 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 around 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 W. Broadway Avenue and US 321
    (Mall Road near Foothills Mall in Maryville):
    Road construction could cause lane closures, 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. Be alert for workers. Use caution. There is the potential for delays.
    • May 26: There will be new signal installation in this area.
  • SR 33 between Williams Mill Road and Martin Mill Pike:
    This intersection improvement project, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • US 321/SR 73 between Dunlap Street and Watkins Avenue:
    This intersection improvement project could cause temporary lane closures,
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution through this area.
Campbell

Claiborne
  • SR 345 at US 25E:
    This construction project could cause temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
Cocke
  • I-40 East and West between Mile Marker 442 and the North Carolina State Line:
    A roadway resurfacing project , 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will cause shoulder closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • 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 are new traffic patterns and lane shifts at this intersection. There could be temporary lane closures with flagging personnel at various times through this construction project. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution.
Grainger
  • US 11W at Broadway Drive in Bean Station:
    A signal installation project will cause brief traffic stops at various times. Be alert for workers. Use caution through this .
Greene
  • SR 93 at Log Mile 8 near Rheatown Road:
    SR 93 is closed to thru traffic and detoured until a drainage structure replacement project is completed at this location. Be alert for changed conditions, follow signed detours and use extreme caution.
  • SR 172 between SR 34 and I-81:
    Roadway resurfacing could cause temporary lane closures during daylight hours. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution through this area.

Hamblen

  • I-81 South near Mile Marker 7.9:
    Through May 14: Cable rail repairs, 8 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause a lane closure.  Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • US 25E/SR 32 over US 11E/SR 34 and Norfolk Southern Railroad:
    Bridge repairs have reduced this bridge to one lane in both directions, until work is complete. There is the potential for delays. Be alert for workers. 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
  • 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.

    • Traffic loads more than 12 feet in width are 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

For updated project information: http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/I40fbr/default.htm

  • 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 West between Mile Markers 378 and 375:
    May 21: Roadway maintenance, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • I-40 West near Campbell Station Road (Exit 373):
    Be alert for slowed traffic, traffic shifts and closed shoulders through this project. Expect delays. Use extreme caution when approaching this area.
    • May 26 - 28: There could be lane closures, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m., as crews perform traffic shifts in this area.
  • I-275 North and South between I-40 and I-640:
    Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution through this area.
  • I-140 East and West Ramps to Westland Drive (Exit 3):
    Be alert for construction activities. Use extreme caution.

Streets in Knoxville

Short-Term Closures

  • Cumberland Avenue at the 22nd Street intersection:
    May 22 (at 10 p.m.) - May 25 (at 6 a.m.): Utility construction will close this road segment. Please follow signed detour.
  • Dakota Avenue between O Neal Street and Adcock Avenue:
    Through May 22: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Buffat Mill Road between Prosser Road and Alice Bell Road:
    Through May 24: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Laurinda Road between Buffat Mill Road and Valenda Drive:
    Through May 24: Utility improvements will close this road segment to local traffic only.
  • Radford Place between Coram Street and McMurray Street:
    May 26 - June 5: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Worth Street between Collumbia Avenue and Churchwell Avenue:
    May 26 - June 5: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Badgett Drive between Goins Street and Arkansas Road:
    Through May 29: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Forest Brook Road between Northshore Drive and Glen Brook Drive:
    Through May 29: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Eighteenth Street between White Avenue and Cumberland Avenue:
    Through June 1: Construction activities will close this road segment.
  • 21st Street between Cumberland Avenue and White Avenue:
    Through June 1: Childrens Hospital construction will cause temporary closures for concrete pours at various times.
  • Summer Place between Locust Street and Walnut Street:
    Through June 2: Parking garage construction, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment to thru traffic.
  • Cooper Street between Bernard Avenue and W. Depot Avenue and
    W. 5th Avenue:

    Through June 12: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • W. Fifth Avenue between Broadway and Gay Street:
    Through June 12: Utility improvements, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • Island Home Avenue between 1650 Island Home Avenue and Maplewood Drive:
    Through June 16: Utility construction will close this road segment. Please follow signed detour.
  • Barker Avenue between Addison Street and Trigg Street:
    Through June 19: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Chestnut Street between Graves Street and Biddle Street:
    Through June 19: Utility improvements will close this road segment.
  • Gilbert Lane between Island Home Avenue and Peachtree Street:
    Through June 19: Utility improvements will close this road segment.

Long-Term Closures

  • Cumberland Avenue between W. Volunteer Boulevard and 22nd Street:
    Through June 6: Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project Phase 1 -
    Gas, water and sewer line installation has created traffic changes:
    • 1 Eastbound and 1 Westbound lane of traffic has shifted to the south side of Cumberland Avenue
    • At least one driveway access will be maintained and pedestrian access will be maintained during business hours
    • Mid-block left turns will not be permitted throughout the duration of constructon

Forupdated project information, go to
http://www.cumberlandconnect.com

  • Westland Drive between Craig Road and Sherwood Drive:
    Through July 17: Replacement of the box culvert bridge just east of Craigland Court will close this road segment. The detour will be Northshore Drive to Morrell Road and back to Westland Drive. During the closure, drivers from Northshore Drive will be able to access Kingsford Way and the eastern end of Sherwood Drive and Craigland Court residents will have access via Westland Drive to the west.
  • Twenty Second Street between Cumberland Avenue and White Avenue:
    Through August 1: Utility improvements, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., will close this road segment.
  • White Avenue between 20th Street and 21st Street:
    Through October 1: Childrens Hospital construction will cause temporary closures for concrete pours at various times.
Streets in Knox County  
  • Asheville Highway near I-40:
    Overhead bridge work will cause alternating lane closures through this area. There is the potential for delays. Use caution in this area.
  • Asheville Highway between I-40 and Rutledge Pike:
    Sundays through Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Governor John Sevier Highway between Alcoa Highway and
    Martin Mill Pike:

    Sundays through Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 131 and SR 331 at Harbison Crossroads:
    Mondays through Fridays: There could be short duration traffic stops in both directions for equipment and utility crossings. Expect delays.
  • Maynardville Highway (SR 33) between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County Line:
    This widening project could cause temporary lane closures with flagging personnel. Be alert for workers, slowed traffic, and traffic shifts. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Maynardville Highway (SR 33) between Afton Drive and Emory Road:  This construction project could cause temporary lane closures and lane shifts. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • 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.

For updated project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/SR62/updates.shtml


Streets in the Town of Farragut

Loudon
  • 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.
    For project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/sr73/
  • SR 444 at US 321/SR 73:
    Construction activities, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., could cause temporary lane closures. Be alert for slowed traffic. Use extreme caution.
  • US 321 between I-40 and the Roane County Line:
    Roadway resurfacing, during daylight hours, could cause a lane closure.
    Be alert for workers. Use caution in this area.
  • US 411 between SR 95 and Old Niles Ferry Road:
    There could be lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use caution in this area.
  • SR 95 at SR 33:
    There could be lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use caution in this area.
Monroe

Morgan
  • US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61: 
    A construction project has created closed shoulders and possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel at various times. Be alert for reduced speeds. Use extreme caution in this area.
    • Ruritan Road at the intersection with SR 29:
      May 27: This segment will be closed to thru traffic, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., for utility construction. The temporary detour will utilize Hester Drive, Easter Street, Baumgartner Road and Hassler Mill Road.
Roane
  • I-40 East between Mile Markers 347 and 356:
    Sundays - Thursdays: Roadway resurfacing, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • US 27/SR 1 between SR 29 and Dunn Street:
    Sundays - Thursdays : Roadway resurfacing, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 61 between Hen Valley Road and the Anderson County Line: Roadway resurfacing, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., could cause lane closures. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61: 
    A construction project has created closed shoulders and possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel at various times. Be alert for reduced speeds. Use extreme caution in this area.
    • Ruritan Road at the intersection with SR 29:
      May 27: This segment will be closed to thru traffic, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., for utility construction. The temporary detour will utilize Hester Drive, Easter Street, Baumgartner Road and Hassler Mill Road.
Scott
 
Sevier
  • I-40 East and West near Mile Marker 407:
    Be alert for slowed traffic, lane shifts, and changed conditions. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution.
  • SR 66 bridge over I-40 at Exit 407:
    There are lane shifts and changing traffic patterns as work continues in this area. Be alert for workers. There is the potential for delays. Use extreme caution. For project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/I40exit407/
  • SR 66 in Sevierville between Douglas Dam Road (SR 139) and Boyd's Creek Highway (SR 338W):
    There is the potential for delays traveling through this area.
Sullivan
  • US 11E/SR 34 at US 19E/SR 37:
    Use extreme caution through this bridge construction and intersection reconstruction project. Be alert for workers/equipment and changed conditions.
    • 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.
    • Whitehead Road/US 11 E intersection is closed. Follow signed detour.
  • SR 34 between SR 44 and Bristol City Limits:
    Be alert for possible temporary lane closures and lane shifts through this project. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • SR 126 between Jared Drive and Lincoln Street:
    Storm drain installation will cause lane closures. Be alert for workers. Use extreme caution in this area.
  • Stone Drive (SR 1) at East Avenue & Fairview Avenue intersections:
    Be alert for workers at this turn lane construction project. Use caution.
  • I-26 East and West at SR 75 (Exit 13) Interchange Improvement Project:Overhead bridge work, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for slowed traffic, lane shifts, shoulder closures with portable concrete barrier rail and reduced speed limits through this interchange modification project. Use extreme caution. There is the potential for delays
Union
  • Existing SR 33 Bridge over Clinch River (Norris Lake):
    This bridge is posted with weight limit restrictions and is being strictly enforced. Be alert for possible lane closures with flaggers directing traffic at various times. Use extreme caution 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.
    Weight restrictions are:
    • 5 axle vehicles = 35 tons
    • 3 or 4 axle vehicle = 22 tons
    • 2 axle vehicles = 20 tons
Washington
  • I-26 East and West at SR 75 (Exit 13) Interchange Improvement Project:Overhead bridge work, 7 p.m. - 6 a.m., will cause lane closures. Be alert for slowed traffic, lane shifts, shoulder closures with portable concrete barrier rail and reduced speed limits through this interchange modification project. Use extreme caution. There is the potential for delays.
  • SR 36 between SR 354 and SR 75:
    Expect short intermittent lane closures throughout the project. Use caution
    • Traffic has been shifted on SR36 to the inside lanes from Boone Avenue up to Oak Grove, designated by pavement markings and construction barrels. 
    • Browns Road is closed but can be accessed via Boones Creek Road. 
    • Orchard Avenue is closed. 
    • Traffic is still shifted at Spurgeon Island Road.

 

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