Here is the weekly road construction report:
U.S. 41 (SR-8, Ringgold Road) grading, drainage and paving at the intersection of I 75 South off-ramp (LM 1.07) at Exit 1: Work has resumed on this project. A temporary lane closure is possible on the off-ramp. Traffic on I-75 southbound should not be affected. THP and flaggers will assist with traffic control as necessary. Estimated project completion date is April.
U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Road/Boulevard): Weather permitting, the contractor may 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. 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 February 2015.
Construction of a State Industrial Access route serving Volkswagen Group of America, including grading, drainage and paving: Work on this project continues. The contractor is in the process of clearing and taking care of environmental measures in order to start on road and drainage. Traffic will not be impacted at this time therefore, no lane closures are needed. Estimated project completion date is September.
I-75 from MM 13.9 to MM 25.3 expansion of Chattanooga SmartWay Intelligent Traffic System: Work on this project continues. There will be daytime shoulder closures throughout the project area as the contractor performs work for future traffic cameras and dynamic message signs. Estimated completion date is May.