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West Tennessee Weekly Construction September 13-20, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 6:38pm

BENTON COUNTY, I-40 Truck Climbing Lane

Wednesday, September 13 through Wednesday, September 20: 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 (LM 0.12) to SR-69 (LM 2.15).

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.

DYER COUNTY, SR-77: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 3 (US-51) to the Gibson County line. Watch for flagmen.

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.

FAYETTE COUNTY, I-40: Longitudinal Joint Repair

Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m,.AM: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on I-40 east and westbound from Shelby County Line (MM 27.00) to Haywood County line (MM 43.00) for joint repair. Speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

FAYETTE COUNTY, SR-57Inplace Asphalt Repair

Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19, 9:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on SR 57 in both directions between Piperton and Rossville from LM 4.5 to LM 5.5 to allow for asphalt repair. *Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21,

9:00 a. m.-6:00 p. m. will serve as backup dates. 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-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 (LM 0.81) to the Tennessee River bridge (LM 3.65). 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: A widening project on SR 128 from south of One Stop Drive (LM 8.86) to south of Opel Loop (LM 10.42). Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.

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–SR-114: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 201 (LM 6.52) to US 412 (SR 20) (LM 10.55).

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.

Restrictions: Beginning Tuesday, August 1 through November 30, 2018, a traffic signal system is being utilized. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction with a 9’ lane restriction.

MADISON COUNTY, SR-20 (US 412): There will be lane closures on SR 20 (US 412) east and westbound from the Crockett County Line to near I-40 ramps for paving operations.

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.

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.

OBION COUNTY, SR-21: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 21 to SR 183. Watch for flagmen.

OBION COUNTY, SR-21: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 5 (US 45W) to SR 3 (US 51).

OBION COUNTY, SR-184: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 431 to SR 214.

OBION COUNTY, SR-214: Resurfacing work will cause possible temporary lane closures in both directions daily, from SR 21 to SR 184.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40 at Canada Road

Wednesday, September 13, through Wednesday, September 20: I-40 speed limit has been reduced to 55 MPH. Beginning December 5, 2014, there are transitions south and northbound on Canada Road.

Wednesday, September 13 through Friday, September 15, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be INTERMITTENT alternating nightly lane closures on I-40 east and westbound at Exit 20 for placing of snowplowable markers.

SHELBY COUNTY I-40-Overhead Sign Structure on westbound I-40 near Exit 1A for Riverside Drive (L.M. 1.00 L&R)

Wednesday, September 13 through Wednesday, September 20, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be nightly lane closures on I-40 east and westbound (L.M. 1.00) inside lanes to allow for construction of the sign support in the median wall. THP will assist with traffic control. Weather Permitting.

Wednesday, September 13 through Wednesday, September 20: There will be a shoulder closure on I-40 westbound between Exit 1A and Exit 1 to allow for construction of the sign support on the outside wall. Weather Permitting.

SHELBY/CRITTENDEN COUNTY – Bridge Inspection on I-40 of the Hernando De Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River

Wednesday, September 13, through Thursday, September 21: On I-40 at the Hernando De Soto Bridge there will be lane closures for the following various locations to allow for bridge inspection.

Thursday, September 14, 8:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.:

  • I-40 westbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

Thursday, September 14, 9:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m.:

  • I-40 eastbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

Monday, September 18 and Thursday, September 21, 9:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m:

  • I-40 eastbound, (Tennessee LM 0.0 – LM 1.0) / (Arkansas LM 283.92 – LM 284.69), outside lane will be CLOSED.

SHELBY COUNTY, I-40: Maintenance to ITS Equipment

LOOK AHEAD:

Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: CLOSE the outside lane on I-40 eastbound Arkansas at MM 284.0 on the Mississippi River Bridge to the Tennessee/Arkansas state line to perform unscheduled and scheduled maintenance on SmartWay cameras.

Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: CLOSE the outside lane on I-55 northbound Tennessee at MM 11.5 near Crump Boulevard on the Mississippi River Bridge to the Tennessee/Arkansas state line to perform unscheduled and scheduled maintenance on SmartWay cameras.

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-1:

Sunday, September 17, through Thursday, September 21, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 1 east and westbound (MM 12.22 to MM 16.78) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting.

LOOK AHEAD

Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 1 east and westbound (MM 12.22 to MM 16.78) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

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-175–Resurfacing on SR 175 from near Elvis Presley Blvd (LM 4.67) to Swinnea (LM 8.24)

Sunday, September 17, through Thursday, September 21, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 175 east and westbound (LM 4.67 to LM 8.24) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

LOOK AHEAD

Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be INTERMITTENT closures with one lane to remain open on SR 175 east and westbound (LM 4.67 to LM 8.24) to allow for resurfacing. Weather Permitting. 

SHELBY COUNTY, SR-385 Infrared Asphalt Repair

Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m: There will be INTERMITTENT lane closures on SR 385 westbound between LM 7.50 (Forest Hill Irene Rd.) to

LM 12.80 (Byhalia Rd.) to allow for asphalt repair. *Monday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 20, 8:00 p. m.-5:00 a. m. Weather Permitting.

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 District 47 & 48 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier

Wednesday, September 13 through Wednesday, September 20: There are no schedule closures.

TDOT District 49 On-Call Guardrail/Concrete Barrier

Wednesday, September 13 through Tuesday, September 19, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m:  There will be night time lane closures at the following various locations for 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, September 13 through Monday, September 18, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m:

  • I-240 eastbound, MM 20.0 – MM 25.0, Various Locations, & I-55 EXIT 6A merge ramp to continue onto I-240 eastbound. One lane will be CLOSED.
  • I-240 westbound, MM 25.6 through MM30.9. One lane will be CLOSED.
  • I-40 eastbound to continue I-40 at I-240/I-40 interchange, even with I-240 MM 30.9. One lane will be CLOSED.
  • I-55 southbound, MM 5.8 – MM 3.4, at various locations, One lane will be CLOSED.
  • I-55 northbound, MM 4.9, One lane will be CLOSED.
  • I-40 westbound, MM 11.99, One lane will be CLOSED.

TDOT REGION 4: On-Call Pavement Markings:

Monday, September 18 through Friday, September 22, 8:00 p. m.-6:00 a. m.: There will be lane closures at the following locations on I-40 east and westbound for the retracing of spray thermoplastic pavement markings. There will be a “rolling lane closure” in effect for this work.  Weather Permitting.

  • 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

TDOT MAINTENANCE:

Wednesday, September 13 through Wednesday, September 20, 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.

Thursday, September 14, 9:00 a. m.-3:00 p. m.: There will be lane closures on I-40 in Madison County at MM 67.0 through MM 87.0, east and westbound for pothole patching.

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.

From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic. Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel or for West Tennessee follow https://twitter.com/NicLawrenceTDOT.

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination. Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel. 

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