Weekly Road Construction Report

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: 

I-24 East and West drainage improvement from MM 173 to MM 175:   This project is complete excepting punch list items. There might be shoulder closures, but no lane closures. Estimated project completion date is December. [Talley Construction Company/Micka/CNS324]  

US-27 (I-124) widening from I-24/US-27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening the Olgiati Bridge:   Work on this project continues with activities occurring on the west side of southbound US-27. Motorists should be alert for construction vehicles entering and leaving the area along the access ramps for east and westbound M. L. King Boulevard. The speed limit for the access ramp is 35 MPH. The 12th Street tie-in ramp to US-27 South has been temporarily closed. This closure will be in place until further notice. Additionally, the southbound ramp from W. Main St.to southbound US-27 has been temporarily closed and will remain so until further notice. Detours are posted. Motorists should pay close attention to the detour signage posted. The speed limit on US-27 in the construction zone remains 45 MPH. Weather permitting, the contractor may implement temporary lane/shoulder closures on weeknights between the hours of 7 p.m.-6 a.m. At least one lane will remain open in each direction on US-27. RESTRICTIONS: I-124 (US-27)Northbound Exit 1C 4th St Off Ramp No oversize/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound Exit 1A-B Martin Luther King Blvd. Off Ramp No oversized/over dimensional loads I-124 (US-27) Southbound On Ramps from Martin Luther King Blvd. No oversized/over dimensional loads  Estimated project completion date is January 2020. [Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNP230]  

TDOT Contractor on I-75 northbound from MM 7.0 to MM 9.0:   From Wednesday-Friday two right lanes (lanes 3 and 4) closed between 9 p.m.-6 a.m. for slab jacking activities.  

TDOT Maintenance on SR-8 (Market Street) both directions from LM 9.69 to LM 9.69:   Region 2 Bridge Inspection will be closing Market Street Bridge Sunday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. to perform lift operations and quarterly inspections. (SR-8 Log Mile 9.69 - Market Street over the Tennessee River).During the inspection the bridge will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic.  

Utility Work on SR-153 (Highway 153) both directions from LM 3.3 to LM 3.3:   Inspection and maintenance of gas pipeline on Hwy 153 at intersection with Jersey Pike. The roadway is three lanes wide and one lane will be kept open. Signage will be used. Through Friday from 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Utility Work on SR-2 (BROAD ST.) eastbound from LM 6.4 to LM 6.4:   TAWC will be making a connection to existing water main under sidewalk. Lane closure between W 32nd St and W 31st St. four of the five lanes will remain open. Barrels, signs, arrow board, will be used for safety. Through Dec. 20, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

SR-153 resurfacing from I-75 (LM 0.00) to Shallowford Road (LM 2.60), including bridge deck repair:   This could involve lane closures on SR-153, M-F (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) to support pavement marking activities. Estimated project completion date is December. [Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNS251]  

Cleaning of the McCallie Tunnel on US-11 (US-64, SR-2), the Stringers Ridge Tunnel on US-127 (SR-8), and the Bachman Tubes on US-41 (US-76, SR-8):   The McCallie Tunnel will be closed for cleaning on Wednesday from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. This will involve a flagging operation, with one way traffic.  Estimated project completion date is June 2019. ][Diamond Specialized, Inc./Micka/CNS206]  

SR-111 (LM 1.5) Replacement of a collapsed 42" corrugated metal pipe, including grading, drainage, and paving. During this report period, the roadway will be restricted to one lane in the southbound direction and the speed limit will be reduced. The contractor may have additional lane restrictions while performing repairs. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed.  Estimated project completion date is April 2019. [Thomas Brothers Construction Co., Inc./Pruett/CNS348]  

SR-320 (East Brainerd Road) grading, drainage, installation of signals, construction of seven retaining walls and paving from east of Graysville Road to east of Bel-Air Road:   During this report period, the contractor will have intermittent lane closures between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This work may affect either direction of East Brainerd Road or side streets from Graysville Road to Hamlet Drive. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is December. [Jones Bros. Contractors, LLC/Pruett/CNN383]  

SR-58 miscellaneous safety improvements at the intersection of SR-312 (Birchwood Pike) (LM 15.70):   Contractor will be completing various safety improvements at the intersection of SR-58 and Birchwood Pike Monday thru Saturday between 5 a.m.-6 p.m. No southbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 5-9 a.m. No northbound traffic restrictions will be allowed between 3-6 p.m. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is April 2019. [Talley Construction Company, Inc./Pruett/CNS273] 

US-11/64 SR-2 (Brainerd Road/Lee Highway) resurfacing from east of Moore Road (LM 13.85) to east of Airport Road (LM 15.84):   During this report period, the contractor will have intermittent lane closures for resurfacing operations from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Additionally the contractor might have intermittent lane restrictions while adjusting utility manhole covers, this operation will take place Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. This work may affect either direction of SR-2 (Brainerd Road/Lee Highway) and between Moore Road and Airport Road. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is December. [Wright Brothers Construction Co., Inc./Pruett/CNS228] 



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