Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County:
I-24 resurfacing beginning at the Georgia State Line (LM 0.0/MM 171) to the bridge over Chattanooga Creek (LM 6.18/MM 177) including bridge deck repair: Paving and bridge repair work are complete. There will be no lane closures during this report period. Estimated project completion date is October.
U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Boulevard): Weather permitting, the contractor will have lane closures throughout the project area on weeknights to perform road work. They will also be working on retaining walls and bridges throughout the project area. The Manufacturers Road entrance ramp onto US 27 North has been closed until spring 2013 to allow for construction of several retaining walls and portions of the new bridges over the railroad and Manning Street. Detours are posted. The Manning Street and Whitehall Road exit ramps from U.S. 27 North have both been permanently closed. During nighttime work, at least one lane will remain open in each direction. THP will assist with traffic control on the project as necessary. Estimated project completion date is October 2014.
Shallowford Road widening project from Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, including grading drainage, and paving: The contractor will be laying pipe across the roadway at several locations. This work will be performed during the day on weekdays only. Flaggers will be in place to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is September 2013.
SR-60 construction of concrete slab bridge over branch (LM 0.44): (This project is near the Meigs County Line.) The contractor may be performing work throughout the project area between 7AM-6PM Monday through Saturday. Flaggers will assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is November.
Shallowford Road construction of concrete Bulb-Tee beam bridge over South Chickamauga Creek (LM 4.01), including grading drainage, and paving: The contractor is constructing the new bridge and performing grading operations. There will be no long-term lane closures as a result of this project. Traffic has been shifted to Phase 1 of the new bridge while the original bridge is demolished and Phase 2 is completed. The contractor may have intermittent short-term lane closures to perform bridge work during non-peak hours. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is October.
U.S. 11 (SR-2, Lee Highway) construction of a concrete box beam bridge over the CSX Railroad (LM 16.25), including grading, drainage and paving: During this report period, the contractor will be working on addressing punchlist items. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be open at all times. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is October.
Daugherty Ferry Road construction of a concrete box beam bridge, including grading, drainage and paving, over Sale Creek (LM 0.79): The project to replace the truss bridge over Sale Creek is underway, and the contractor has closed Daugherty Ferry Road to traffic at the bridge for the duration of the project. The detour route using Coulterville Road and Elesea Road will be clearly marked. Estimated project completion date is November.
SR-17 (Glass Street/Bonny Oaks Drive) resurfacing from Campbell Street (LM 6.33) to SR-153 (LM 8.93); also SR-319 (Amnicola Hwy./Dupont Pkwy.) from SR-153 (LM 0.00) to Amnicola Highway (LM 2.01): Paving and striping operations are complete on SR-17. Striping operations on SR-319 will be underway during this report period. This work will be done at night between the hours of 7 p.m.-6 a.m. the following morning. Flaggers will be in place to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is October.