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Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for August 17-23, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 3:14pm

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 between Cumberland Street and East Street: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this utility replacement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 33 at Old Knoxville Pike: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures at various times through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129 at Louisville Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures, lane shifts and narrowed lanes through this intersection improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 334 between Hunt Road and Topside Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution in this area.

BLOUNT COUNTY, SR 336 between Reagan Mill Road and Montvale Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures during daylight hours through this area as crews complete final items of this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution in this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 140: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this project. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes, closed shoulders and use caution as crews construct truck climbing lanes through this area.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.  

CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South near Mile Marker 141: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this bridge repair project.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 9 and 63 between Main Street and Hunter’s Branch: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews perform work on traffic signals.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 90 between SR 9 and Claiborne County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flaggers directing traffic during daylight hours through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, SR 297 near East Paul Lane: SR 297 is reduced to one lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  This reduction will remain in place around the clock.  Motorists should be alert for this new condition, be prepared to stop, and use extreme in this area.

COCKE COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River: The Wilton Springs Road Bridge over the Pigeon River between Hartford Road and SR 32 is reduced to one lane (11 foot width) around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic at various times while crews offload construction materials.  Traffic in excess of 11 feet in width should use alternate routes.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017.

COCKE COUNTY, US 25/SR 9 between SR 107 and the North Carolina Line: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

COCKE COUNTY, SR 160 between Buckner Road and the Hamblen County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GRAINGER COUNTY, SR 131 between US 25 and the Hancock County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures controlled by flaggers between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and use extreme caution as crews perform sign and guardrail work through this area. 

GREENE COUNTY, I-81 South near Mile Marker 21.7: On Thursday, August 17, 2017, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repair.  Motorists should be alert for slowed traffic and expect potential delays through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, I-81 North and South between Mile Markers 26 and 36:  Motorist should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 93 between SR 34 and SR 351: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 172 between Spear Dykes Road and N. Wesley Chapel Road: SR 172 in this area is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 351 between SR 107 and SR 34: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

GREENE COUNTY, SR 353 between SR 107 and SR 81: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours as crews perform roadway resurfacing.  Motorists should be alert for flag persons directing traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 34 between Terrace Lane and Arnold Lane: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect possible rolling roadblocks and short duration traffic stops as crews perform bridge construction. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 South near Sugar Hollow Road: SR 160 South is reduced to one lane in this area as crews construct ramps.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, changing conditions and use extreme caution through this construction project. 

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 343 between East Main Street and West Main Street: Motorists should be alert for temporary nightly road closures with detours in this area between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work to overhead walkway.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 474 between SR 160 and Veteran’s Parkway: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns; workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

HANCOCK COUNTY, SR 63 between SR 33 and Mulberry Gap Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

HANCOCK COUNTY, SR 66 between the Hawkins County Line and the Clinch River: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. through this resurfacing project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, I-40 West near Mile Marker 421.4: On Thursday, August 17, 2017, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repair.  Motorists should be alert for slowed traffic and expect potential delays through this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 9 between the Sevier/Jefferson County line and SR 92: Motorist should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 66 near South White Pine Road: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and use extreme caution as crews perform work in this area. 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 92 Bridge across French Broad River in Dandridge: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this bridge construction project. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times while crews offload and set bridge beams. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-92-bridge-replacement

JEFFERSON COUNTY, SR 341 between I-81 and SR 66:  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

JOHNSON COUNTY, US 421/SR34 between the Sullivan County Line and SR 91: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures through this resurfacing and bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 379 and 395: Motorists should be alert for a mobile left lane closure to occur on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning as crews perform drain cleaning. Motorists should be alert for slow moving or stopped equipment and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-40 East and West between Mile Markers 395 and 405: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-140 East and West between Mile Markers 0 and 8: Motorists should be alert for a mobile left lane closure to occur on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning as crews perform drain cleaning. Motorists should be alert for slow moving or stopped equipment and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West between Mile Markers 7.5 and 5: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, closed shoulders, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this construction project.

KNOX COUNTY, US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway between Maloney Road and Woodson Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures and brief rolling roadblocks at various times through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, reduce speed and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-115-alcoa-highway-maloney-to-woodson

KNOX COUNTY, SR 1 Kingston Pike between Morrell Road and Newcom Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Oak Ridge Hwy. /Western Ave.) between Schaad Road and I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures throughout this widening project.  Motorists traveling in this area should be alert for workers and equipment present and be alert for changing traffic conditions and use caution through this area. For updated project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-62-western-ave-schaad-rd-to-copper-kettle

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 Western Avenue between Texas Avenue and Major Avenue: Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns through this construction project. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project. Motorists may encounter short stoppages of traffic in both directions at various times as crews move equipment. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-62-western-ave-texas-to-major

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Broadway at I-640: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on Broadway underneath I-640 to occur between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning as crews perform bridge work. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts in this area. Motorists should use caution and be alert for workers and equipment present through this interchange improvement project.  For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/i-640-interchange-at-north-broadway

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 North Broadway between Depot Avenue and Fifth Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts through this area between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as KUB contractors perform utility work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County Line:  Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work continues through this widening project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, new traffic patterns and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 71 Chapman Highway between Hendron’s Chapel Road and Simpson Road: Motorists should be alert for daily lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform geotechnical borings in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 131 Emory Road Bridge over Kerns Branch near Beeler Road in Harbison Crossroads: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flag persons directing traffic in this area at various times through this construction project..  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 169 Middlebrook Pike at Weisgarber: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work in this area. Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, narrowed lanes and use extreme caution through this intersection improvement project.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 332 Northshore Drive between Northshore Hills Blvd. and Southern Railroad Bridge: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

LOUDON COUNTY, SR 1 near Wheeler Drive and Dixie Lee Junction: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times as work is performed through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, traffic shifts and use extreme caution in this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/state-route-1-dixie-lee-junction

LOUDON COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 between SR 2 and City Park Drive: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures and lane shifts at various times through this project. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions, workers present, construction equipment and use extreme caution through this area. For project information, go to https://www.tn.gov/tdot/topic/sr-73-fort-loudoun-dam

MONROE COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 59 and 67: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

MORGAN COUNTY, SR 29 between Old Highway 27 and Cumberland Mountain Circle Road: SR 29 is reduced to one lane around the clock and controlled by a temporary traffic signal through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for this new traffic pattern, expect potential delays and adjust travel times accordingly.  This project is estimated to be complete on or before October 31, 2017

MORGAN/ROANE COUNTY, US27/SR29 between Whetstone Road and SR 61:  Motorists should be alert for new traffic patterns, closed shoulders and possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present at various times throughout this construction project. Motorists should be alert for reduced speeds and use extreme caution in this area.

SCOTT COUNTY, SR 63 between Water Plant Road and Park Road in Huntsville: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures daily during daylight hours through this bridge widening project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SEVIER COUNTY, SR 9 between the Knox/Sevier Co Line and the Knox/Jefferson County Line: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SEVIER COUNTY, US 321/SR 73 Wears Valley Road between Blount County Line and Waldens Creek Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures during daylight hours through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-26 West near Mile Marker 8.6: On Monday, August 14, 2017, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repair.  Motorists should be alert for slowed traffic and expect potential delays through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North between Mile Markers 59 and 63: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures nightly between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform work through this truck climbing lane construction project.  Motorists should be alert for lane shifts, reduced speed limits, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-81 North and South between Virginia State Line and Exit 74: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 1 between Indian Trail Drive and Pendleton Road: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect delays and use extreme caution through this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 357 over SR 75: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures on SR 357 and SR 75 during daylight and nighttime hours through this bridge repair project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East between Mile Markers 20 and 24: On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and Thursday, August 24, 2017, motorists should be alert for a series of brief rolling roadblocks between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform roadside tree removal.  Motorists should be alert for slowed or stopped traffic, expect potential delays, and use extreme caution approaching this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 East at SR 67 (Exit 24): Motorists should be alert for construction activity, possible lane closures and changing conditions around the exit and entrance ramps and use extreme caution through this construction project.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 34 between Jonesborough City Limits and Claude Simmons Road: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures as crews complete final items through this construction project.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 67 between South Roan Street and Milligan Highway: On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 through Friday, August 25, 2017, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. as crews perform ramp work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, US 321/SR 34 Bridge over Limestone Creek neat Log Mile 1.75: US 321/SR 34 is reduced to one lane in each direction through this bridge replacement project.  The southbound traffic has been shifted onto the northbound side.  These lane closures and lane shifts will remain in place around the clock during construction.  Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, lane shifts, reduced speeds and use extreme caution through this area.

For information on statewide interstate construction motorists can access the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay website at https://smartway.tn.gov/traffic

TDOT is now on Twitter.  For up to the minute traffic information in Knoxville and the Tri-Cities follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/knoxville511. For statewide travel information follow www.twitter.com/TN511

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