Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County:
I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Phase 1 traffic shifts have been implemented. Traffic should expect multiple lane shifts when traveling through the interchange. Lane closures will occur Sunday nights through Thursdays night between 9 p.m.-6 a.m. at the following locations: I-75 NB at state line, I-75 NB MM 2, I-75 SB MM 3, I-75 SB MM 1, I-24 EB MM 185, and I-24 WB MM 185. Traffic pacing will also occur for I-75 NB and I-75 SB. Additionally, shoulders may be closed at various locations between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for access to the median and roadside areas. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange. HOLIDAY RESTRICTIONS: Closures/Traffic pacing will not occur from Wednesday before Thanksgiving through Sunday following Thanksgiving. [C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc./Blevins/DB1801]
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 exiting the area along the access ramps for eastbound and westbound M. L. King Boulevard. The speed limit for the access ramp is 35 MPH. In addition, 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 PM and 6 AM. 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 1C 4th St Of Ramp: On 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. [Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNP230]
Utility Work on SR-2 (Brainerd Road) in both directions from LM 13.8 to LM 15.3: Arrow boards, signage and flaggers will be present on Brainerd Road/Lee Highway between Moore Road and East Brainerd Road for utility work. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will be affected nightly, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. from Thursday through Tuesday.
Utility Work on SR-2 (Cummins Highway) westbound from LM 2.6 to LM 2.6: A single lane closure will occur westbound between Myrtle Ave and Hemlock Circle. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area, be aware of personnel and equipment from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with an estimated completion date of Tuesday.
Utility Work on SR-319 (Dupont Parkway) southbound from LM 1.9 to LM 2.4: A night time southbound lane closure will occur along Dupont Parkway/CB Robinson Bridge. Arrow boards, signage and barrels will be present. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution through the area. Work will take place between 9 p.m.-6 a.m. with an estimated completion date of Sunday.
Utility Work on SR-8 (Cherokee Boulevard)in both directions from LM 10.4 to LM 10.6: Single lane closures of northbound and southbound lanes will occur between Minor St and Spring St. Arrow boards, barrels and signage will be present. Motorists should seek alternate route for West Manning St/Harper St. Work will take place between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with an estimated completion date of Tuesday.
Cleaning of the McCallie Tunnel on SR-2 (US-64, US-11), the Stringers Ridge Tunnel on SR-8 (US-127), and the Bachman Tubes on SR-8 (US-76, US-41): On Thursday from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. the Bachman tubes (East Ridge tunnels)will be cleaned under a signed detour traffic control. Estimated project completion date is June 2020. [Diamond Specialized, Inc./Micka/CNT196]
SR-153 Resurfacing from north of Shallowford Road (LM 2.6) to north of SR-58 (LM 4.8), including bridge deck repair: No lane closures scheduled this period. Job awaiting final inspection. Estimated project completion date is November. [Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNT087]