TDOT Roadway Activity Report For Region 2

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
In anticipation of increased holiday travel, the Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 27 through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2.

DISTRICT 27
CUMBERLAND COUNTY I-40 Construction of a truck climbing lane EB near MM 339, including grading, drainage, and paving: Construction signs, guardrail (westbound), and portable barrier rail (eastbound) have been installed.
The contractor has begun grade work in the median behind portable barrier rail. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware of construction personnel in the work zone and equipment that will entering/exiting the roadway. Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
[Charles Blalock and Sons, Inc./Bradley/CNS298]

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SR-1 (US-70) Emergency slope stabilization near LM 26.6: Construction signs, portable barrier rail, and temporary traffic signals have been installed. SR-1 (US-70) will be reduced to one lane of traffic between Godsey Road and Renegade Mountain Parkway while slope stabilization is in process. Motorists should exercise caution and pay attention to temporary traffic signals as they travel through the work zone. 
[Twin K Construction/Bradley/CNT234]

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SR-101 (Peavine Road) Grading, drainage, and paving from Firetower Road to Westchester/Catoosa Boulevard: As grade work progresses, motorists should be alert for shifts in traffic patterns to allow for construction activities. Traffic has been shifted from Lakeview Drive to past Woodgate Circle with the existing Peavine Road serving as a frontage road to access businesses in that area. The posted speed limit has been reduced from 45 MPH to 35 MPH within the work zone. Temporary lane closures may be needed to support paving and other activities. Motorists should reduce speed on Peavine Road and be alert for construction personnel/equipment entering and exiting the roadway.  Estimated project completion date is November 2020.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Bradley/CNQ921]

DEKALB AND WARREN COUNTY SR-56 Construction of bridges and paving from south of Warren-DeKalb County (LM 24.5) line to East Bryant St (LM 2.9): The contractor has begun construction on the first two concrete box culverts. The contractor has started grade work and utility work on the new roadway alignment. No change in traffic patterns; traffic is still using the existing SR-56. Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for construction equipment adjacent to roadway. Flaggers may be present while equipment is off-loaded or crossing the roadway.  Estimated project completion date is May 2022.
[Jones Bros. Contractors, LLC/Parnham/CNT011]

FENTRESS COUNTY Rotten Fork Road over Rotten Fork of the Wolf River Bridge Replacement: Contractor has completed work on new bridge at Rotten Fork Road at LM 0.135. Rotten Fork Road is open to traffic under the new alignment. Contractor is working on removing existing bridge structure and scarifying the old roadway alignment. Barricades and traffic drums are in place alerting motorists to the areas of the old roadway that are closed. Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for construction equipment adjacent to roadway. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[Twin K Construction/Moore/CNT901]

FENTRESS COUNTY Vines Ridge Road over Big Laurel Creek Bridge Replacement: Vines Ridge Road remains closed at LM 1.06 and will remain closed until new bridge is constructed and in place. Approximate date for the length of closure is 12/15/19. Motorists should seek alternate route around Vines Ridge Road near the location of construction. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[Twin K Construction/Moore/CNT901]

FENTRESS AND OVERTON COUNTY SR-85 Emergency slide repairs at various locations: The roadway is closed from LM 18.4 to LM 22.4 in Overton county. SR-85 in Fentress County is now open to two lanes and all signals and barrier rail have been removed. The contractor will be on site between LM 3.50 and 8.00 intermittently to work as needed. Motorists are encouraged to use caution through the work zone and watch for equipment and personnel in the roadway. Estimated project completion date is January 2020.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Moore/CNT154]

OVERTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-111 (COOKEVILLE HWY.) in both directions from LM 14 to LM 9.8: Signage and flaggers will be present for work along Cookeville Hwy/Bradford Hicks Dr/W Main St and on SR-294 along Bradford Hicks Dr/School Mountain Rd on LM 0.48-0.57. Livingston Police Department will be used as needed for traffic control. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment. 9 AM to 3 PM, from 12/02/19 through 12/19/19.

OVERTON COUNTY SR-111 Miscellaneous safety improvements at the intersections of SR-293 (LM 3.1 and LM 3.2): The contractor currently has SR-111 from the LM 2.25 to the 3.75 reduced to one lane in each direction. This lane closure will remain in place until approximately 12/15/19. In addition to the lane closure, the speed limit through the work zone has been decreased to 55 MPH for the safety of the motoring public and the contractor's personnel. SR-293 is affected at the intersection of SR-111 with the median crossings being closed for the duration of the project. Motorists are encouraged to obey 55 MPH speed limit and watch for construction operations adjacent to the roadway. RESTRICTIONS: Loads wider than 14' should seek alternate route. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Moore/CNT184]

OVERTON COUNTY SR-294 Bridge repair over Big Eagle Creek (LM 1.39): The contractor has placed barrier rail and has the roadway reduced to one lane. The roadway will remain reduced to one lane until contract completion scheduled for 06/15/20. During this time, a temporary traffic signal will be in operation to allow traffic to flow through the work zone. Motorists should use caution through the work zone, obey posted speed limit, and be prepared to stop at the traffic signal. RESTRICTIONS: No loads wider than 10 feet. Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
[W and O Construction Company, Inc./Moore/CNT243]

PUTNAM COUNTY SR-136 Resurfacing from US-70N (SR-24) (LM 4.15) to north of Whiteaker Springs Road (LM 7): Work will be performed on existing sidewalks and concrete curb ramps. This will result in lane closures each night on SR-136 between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM. Motorists should use caution and be prepared for slowed traffic when traveling through the workzone.  Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Jolley/CNT920]

WHITE COUNTY TDOT Bridge Inspection on SR-1 (W. BOCKMAN WAY) both directions at LM 9.35: Bridge inspection will be performing an inspection on the SR-1 bridge over the Calfkiller River at LM 9.35 on Tuesday, 12/03/19 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Traffic control will be in place for this inspection.

WHITE COUNTY TDOT Bridge Maintenance on SR-111 (SPENCER HWY.) southbound at LM 6.95: Region 2 bridge maintenance will be repairing the concrete deck at the bridge on SR-111 over SR-1 (US-70) at LM 6.95. The work will take place on Tuesday, 12/03/19 from 9 AM to 3 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

WHITE COUNTY Utility Work on SR-289 (N. SPRING ST.) in both directions from LM 0.74 to LM 0.86: Signage and trucks with flashing lights will be present for overhead work along N. Spring St between 332 N. Spring St and 308 N. Spring St. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment. 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, from 12/04/19 through 12/13/19.

DISTRICT 28
BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-28 Slope stabilization in Bledsoe County near LM 28.8: The contractor is working on SR-28 north from mile marker 28.7 to 28.9. The roadway will be reduced to one lane controlled by a traffic signal. Large trucks heading South on SR-28, down the mountain use extreme caution.  Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
[Twin K Construction/Voiles/CNT924]

BLEDSOE AND SEQUATCHIE COUNTY SR-8 (US-127) from SR-28 (LM 14.9) to SR-111 then SR-28 (US-127) to south of Old York Hwy North (LM 7.9), SR-8 (US-127) from SR-28 (US-127)(LM 14.9) to SR-111 (LM 17.6), and SR-30 from SR-28 (US-127)(LM 10.3) to near Cherokee Ridge Road (LM 13.3) resurfacing: Contractor has begun work. During construction, motorists are encouraged to use caution and watch for construction equipment and personnel in the roadway. The contractor will be working on the sidewalks through the downtown area. Pedestrians are encouraged to use caution when walking in the area and avoid the areas of construction if at all possible.  Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Voiles/CNT918]

COFFEE COUNTY Utility Work on SR-55 (WILSON AVE.) eastbound from LM 1.13 to LM 1.95: Signage and traffic barrels will be present to direct traffic around construction area at the intersection of Hwy 55 / 1st Avenue along east side of 1st Avenue traveling from Tullahoma. One lane will remain open to through traffic. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment. 7 am - 5 pm, from 12/03/19 through 12/05/19.

COFFEE COUNTY SR-2 (US-41) Resurfacing from the Rutherford County Line (LM 0.0) to east of Country Club Drive (LM 12.6): Weather permitting the installation of snowplowable markers and guardrail installation on the main line will complete the progress work on this project. Work will continue 7 days a week from 6AM - 6PM. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware of construction personnel in the work zone and equipment that will be entering/exiting the roadway.  Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Hussein/CNT140]

FRANKLIN COUNTY SR-16 (US-41A) Resurfacing from the Coffee County line (LM 0.0) to north of UTSI Road (LM 4.4): Final inspection and punch list items are pending during this reporting period. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware of construction personnel in the work zone.  Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
[Tinsley Asphalt, LLC /Hussein/CNT254]

MARION COUNTY SR-2 (US-64, US-72, US-41) Emergency slope stabilization between LM 25.20 and LM 26.40: Progress work continues on this project. The contractor will continue to maintain one lane open to traffic with the restrictions of all wide loads. At this time, traffic signals are installed and will remain in place until the project is complete. Motorists are encouraged to use caution and be alert to construction personnel and equipment. RESTRICTIONS: Restriction of all wide loads will remain in place until project is complete.
[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Hussein/CNT229]

WARREN COUNTY SR-288 Construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge over Collins River (LM 4.97), including grading, drainage and paving: The bridge is currently reduced to one 10.5-foot lane to allow the contractor to construct the new bridge. While the bridge is down to one lane, traffic will be maintained and controlled by a temporary signal. Motorists should expect periodic delays and use caution in the work zone. RESTRICTIONS: 10.5 foot lane. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[Palmertree Construction Company, LLC/Parnham/CNQ270]

DISTRICT 29
HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Phase 1 traffic shifts have been implemented. Traffic should expect multiple lane shifts traveling through the interchange. Lane closures will occur Sunday nights through Thursdays night between 9 PM and 6 AM at the following locations: I-75 NB at state line, I-75 NB MM 2, I-75 SB MM 3, I-24 EB MM 185. Traffic pacing will also occur for I-75 NB, I-75 SB, and I-24 EB. Additionally, shoulders may be closed at various locations between 9 AM and 3 PM 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]

HAMILTON COUNTY 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. Tuesday night 12/03/19 & Wednesday night 12/04/19 from 7PM to 6AM, temporary right lane closures will be in place for Northbound US-27 from I-24 to the north end of the Olgiati Bridge and southbound from the north end of Olgiati Bridge to I-24 for installing raised pavement markers. On the Olgiati Bridge in both directions all traffic will be in the left lane and a double right lane closure will be in place. No ramps will be closed during this operation but they will have a stop condition at the top of the ramps. 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]

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Bridge Maintenance on SR-29 (US-27) both directions from LM 9.0 to LM 11.0: Region 2 bridge maintenance will be sealing cracks on the bridges on SR-29 (US-27) at LM 9.0- LM 11.0. The work will take place on Tuesday, 12/03/19 from 9 AM to 3 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.
HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-17 (BONNY OAKS DR.) eastbound from LM 8.67 to LM 8.49: A single lane closure will occur at Chickamauga Ave eastbound between 4200-4300 block of Bonny Oaks Drive. Flaggers will be present as utility crew will need to cross over Bonny Oaks Drive which will stop SB and NB traffic briefly. Motorists should use caution through the area, be aware of personnel and equipment. 9 AM to 2 PM starting 12/03/19 through 12/06/19.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-2 (BRAINERD RD.) in both directions from LM 13.8 to LM 15.3: Arrow boards, signage and flaggers will be present on Brainerd Rd/Lee Hwy between Moore Rd and East Brainerd Rd for utility work. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will be affected nightly, 8 PM to 6 AM from 12/02/19 through 12/04/19.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-2 (BRAINERD RD.) in both directions from LM 14.30 to LM 15.79: Signage and cones will be present at various locations on Brainerd Rd/Lee Hwy between Pisgah Ave and Airport Rd for utility work. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will be affected nightly, 8 PM to 6 AM from 12/03/19 through 12/04/19.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-8 (CHEROKEE BLVD.) in both directions from LM 10.4 to LM 10.6: Single lane closures of northbound and southbound lanes between Minor St and Spring St will take place during this reporting period. Arrow boards, barrels and signage will be present. Motorists should seek alternate route for West Manning St/Harper St. 9 AM to 2 PM from 12/02/19 through 12/11/19.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-153 Resurfacing from north of Shallowford Road (LM 2.6) to north of SR-58 (LM 4.8), including bridge deck repair: There could be shoulder closures to support placing shoulder stone and addressing other punch list items during this reporting period. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNT087]

MCMINN COUNTY SR-30, Grading, drainage and paving on SR-30 from Jackson Street to east of Knight Road in Athens: Traffic along SR-30 is in its phase two configuration with all traffic on the former eastbound side, providing one lane in each direction plus turning lanes at critical intersections and businesses. Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNR078]

MCMINN COUNTY Utility Work on I-75 in both directions from MM 13.7 to MM 13.7: THP will assist with a rolling road block on I-75 slowing traffic to 15 mph between Exit 42 in Riceville and Exit 56 in Niota. Motorists should use caution and expect delays on 12/03/19 from 9 AM to 9:15 AM.

MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 Repair of bridge over Hiwassee River (LM 5.22): During this report period, the contractor will have the roadway reduced to one lane controlled by temporary traffic signals. Additional flaggers will be on site as needed.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNT103]

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) repair of bridges over North Potato Creek (LM 26.93): During this reporting period, the contractor will be resurfacing the US-64 eastbound bridge approaches to prepare for a traffic shift onto the new eastbound bridge deck. Traffic will be shifted onto the eastbound bridge on 12/04/19. Traffic on US-64 will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of this work. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone due to reduced lane widths and watch for trucks entering or leaving the highway. RESTRICTIONS: No loads wider than 12 ft. are allowed at LM 26.93 eastbound and westbound. Estimated project completion date is April 2020.
[Jones Bros. Contractors, LLC/Wagner/CNT062]

RHEA COUNTY TDOT Slope Stabilization on SR-68 (WASSOM MEMORIAL HIGHWAY) in both directions at LM 5.5: The roadway is reduced to one lane and signalized 24/7 due to roadway settlement. The slope repair contractor has begun work on permanent repairs.
[TDOT Maintenance/Maintenance/MAINT]

RHEA COUNTY SR-29 (US-27) Resurfacing from north of SR-60 (4.9) to Landes Way (6.5) including bridge repair: There could be lane and shoulder closures to support the contractor while addressing punch list items during this reporting period. Estimated project completion date is November 2019.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Micka/CNT915]

RHEA COUNTY SR-30 Grading, drainage and paving from west of New Union Road/White Oak Road (LM 12.6) to Sky Drive (LM 12.9): During this report period, the contractor will be performing grading and drainage operations along SR-30 and New Union Road. During the initial phase, traffic will be maintained on SR-30, White Oak Drive, and New Union Road in its current pattern. Flaggers will be on-site to assist with heavy equipment entering and exiting existing roadways.
[Twin K Construction/Osbonlighter/CNT073]

RHEA COUNTY The Miscellaneous safety improvements on various local roads: During this report period, the contractor will be performing miscellaneous safety improvements on the following local routes in Rhea county: Local Route 02294 (Toestring Valley Road/Euchee Chapel Road) from Rocky Springs Road (L.M. 0.00) to Cedine Camp Road (L.M. 3.08), Local Route 0A307 (Wolf Creek Road) from TN-68/Watts Bar Highway (L.M. 0.00) to Pin Hook Road (L.M. 2.68), Local Route 01162 (Rocky Springs Road) from Toestring Valley Road (L.M. 7.71) to US-27 (L.M. 10.87), Local Route 02180 (Shut In Gap Road) from Bledsoe-Rhea County Line (L.M. 0.00) to TN-68/Wassom Memorial Highway (L.M. 7.24). Flaggers will be on-site to assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is July 2020.
[Superior Traffic Control, LLC/Inc./Osbonlighter/CNT324]

REGION WIDE
REGION 2 TDOT Maintenance drainage work: There will be possible short-term lane and shoulder closures at various locations in Region 2 in order to clean rock and debris from ditches on an as-needed basis. One lane will be maintained at all times.
[TDOT Operations/Maintenance/R2MAINT]

REGION 2 TDOT Maintenance pothole repair and pavement patching: There will be possible short-term emergency lane closures at various locations in Region 2 in order to repair potholes and patch pavement on an as-needed basis. Depending on location and severity these repairs may be done during the day or at night. In addition to performing the work, regional Operations crews will also provide traffic control.
[TDOT Operations/Maintenance/R2MAINT]

REGION 2 Preventative and unscheduled maintenance of Chattanooga SmartWay Intelligent Transportation System: The contractor may have short term shoulder and/or lane closures in order to perform preventative or unscheduled maintenance to the local SmartWay Intelligent Transportation System. Work hours are 9 AM to 3:30 PM. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic at all times. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is February 2020.
[NABCO Electric Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNQ287]

REGION 2 On-call guardrail repair and new guardrail installation on various Interstate and State Routes: The contractor may have short term shoulder and/or lane closures in order to perform guardrail repair. These closures will take place on the interstate nightly from 7 PM to 6 AM Sundays through Thursdays and daily on state routes. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic at all times on the interstate, and flaggers will be present on state routes during any work that is performed.  Estimated project completion date is June 2020.
[Cumberland Guardrail, Inc./Parnham/CNT114]

REGION 2 On-call cable barrier repair on various interstate and state routes: The contractor may have short term shoulder closures in order to perform cable rail repair. Both travel lanes will remain open to traffic at all times on the interstate during any work that is performed. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[R.D. Construction, LLC/Parnham/CNS282]

REGION 2 Sweeping and drain cleaning on various interstate and state routes: There will be a sweeping activity (Sunday through Thursday, 8 PM to 6 AM) on regional interstates and selected state routes. This will be supported by a mobile lane closure operation Estimated project completion date is February 2020.
[Blevins Enterprises, Inc./Micka/CNS320]

REGION 2 Crack sealing at various locations on various State Routes: The contractor will continue the crack sealing process on various State Routes in the following Counties: Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Polk, Sequatchie, Van Buren, and Warren. Contractor will be working 7 days per week from 6AM – 7PM. The progress work will be supported by mobile lane closure operations as crews transition the work zones along State Routes for sealant work. Signage and flaggers will be present during this work. Motorists are encouraged to use caution and be alert to construction personnel and equipment. During this reporting period the plan of operation will be: Franklin County SR-433, LM0.00 - LM8.28 and Grundy County SR-56, LM14.05 - LM25.79. Estimated project completion date is December 2019.
[Scodeller Construction, Inc./Hussein/CNT921]

RESTRICTIONS
OVERTON COUNTY - CNT184: Loads wider than 14' should seek alternate route.
OVERTON COUNTY - CNT243: No loads wider than 10 feet.
MARION COUNTY - CNT229: Restriction of all Wide Loads will remain in place until project is complete.
WARREN COUNTY - CNQ270: 10.5 foot lane.
HAMILTON COUNTY - CNP230: 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
POLK COUNTY - CNT062: No loads wider than 12 ft. are allowed at LM 26.93 eastbound and westbound. 
Motorists are encouraged to use caution and obey reduced speed limits in all TDOT work zones, regardless of lane closure activity. 
Information in this report is provided to the Department of Transportation by the contractors. Most work is weather dependent and subject to change due to inclement weather. All times are local. 
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 Chattanooga area alerts @Chattanooga511 or any of TDOT's other Twitter pages. 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. 
In 2016, the Tennessee Department of Transportation lost three workers in the line of duty. All three were struck by passing motorists. Those tragedies bring the total number of TDOT lives lost to 112. We don't want to lose another member of our TDOT family. We're asking you to WORK WITH US. To learn more, go to the website at https://www.tn.gov/tdot/work-with-us/.

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