Weekly Road Construction Report

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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 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-24 EB MM 185, I-24 WB 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. On Spring Creek Road beginning on Sunday through Thursday there will be nighttime flagging operations. [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 p.m.-6 a.m. At least one lane will remain open in each direction on US-27. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. temporary right Lane closures will be in place for northbound and southbound US-27 across the Olgiati Bridge, for removing barrier rail. The temporary lane closure will be set out from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. on the northbound side and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the southbound side. No ramps will be closed during this operation. 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]

TDOT Bridge Inspection on SR-29 (US-27) in both directions from LM 6.7 to LM 12.4: Region 2 bridge maintenance will be crack sealing the bridge decks on the bridges on SR-29 from LM 6.7 through LM 12.4. The work will take place on Thursday and continue Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

 Utility Work on SR-17 (Bonny Oaks Drive) eastbound from LM 8.67 to LM 8.49: A single lane closure will occur at Chickamauga Ave eastbound between the 4200-4300 block of Bonny Oaks Drive. Flaggers will be present as utility crews will need to cross over Bonny Oaks Drive which will stop SB and NB traffic briefly. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning Thursday through Wednesday. 

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 Rd at the Eastgate Loop intersection (Krispy Kreme) for utility work. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will be affected. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Utility Work on SR-317 (Bonny Oaks Drive) in both directions from LM 1.18 to LM 1.18: Bonny Oaks will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Jersey Pike and Redland Drive. Arrow boards, barrels and signage will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment. Motorists should seek an alternate route if possible. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. from Saturday through Sunday and 10 p.m.-5 a.m. from Monday through Thursday. 

Utility Work on SR-319 (Hixson Pike) northbound from LM 7.46 to LM 7.46: A single lane closure of the northbound lane will occur between Big Ridge Road and Cassandra Smith Road. 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. on Tuesday.

Utility Work on SR-320 (E. Brainerd Road) in both directions from LM 1.97 to LM 2.82: Mobile lane closures along East Brainerd Road will occur as crews transition the work zone between North Concord Lane and North Joiner Lane. Signage and flaggers will be present. Motorists should use caution. 10 p.m.-6 a.m. from Monday through Thursday.

SR-153 Resurfacing from north of Shallowford Road (LM 2.6) to north of SR-58 (LM 4.8), including bridge deck repair: There will be lane closures on Thursday night from 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. on SB SR153 to support addressing punch list items. Estimated project completion date is December.[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNT087]



McKamey Animal Center Adoptables Of The Week

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

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Here are McKamey Animal Center' adoptables of the week: Brownie, left, is a sweet boy, who is only one year old. He enjoys attention and affection, and doesn't mind other cats. Dagot ... (click for more)

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR DOVER HAILEE NICOLE KINCANNON 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 ... (click for more)


Happenings

McKamey Animal Center Adoptables Of The Week

Here are McKamey Animal Center' adoptables of the week: Brownie, left, is a sweet boy, who is only one year old. He enjoys attention and affection, and doesn't mind other cats. Dagot is a two-year old lab mix. He's a big time people person, and also loves playing all sorts of games like, fetch with a little bit of catch me if you can sprinkled in, tug of war or simply ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR DOVER HAILEE NICOLE KINCANNON 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR 4002 PATTON EDWARDS DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37412 MICHAEL GUILLAUMON GERGES LAUREN ELIZABETH BRAY 6692 KENTON RIDGE CIR 6692 KENTON RIDGE CIR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37421 CRAIG ANTHONY HOOD ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Gang-Related Party At Short-Term Rental Property On Signal Grew Out Of Members’ Desire To “Get Out Of Chattanooga Where The Heat Was On”

When three Signal Mountain police responded to reports of a fight in Old Towne Friday night, they found that the house at 404 South Street was dark. Investigators soon learned from neighbors, however, that the lights in the house had been on prior to the arrival of law enforcement officers, and could see for themselves that the driveway and back yard were filled with vehicles. ... (click for more)

Inspired Reverend Paul McDaniel Leads Reminiscences At Celebratory M.L. King Event

What started as a remembrance by five local civil rights leaders praising the 50-year-old Unity Group and other local civil rights work turned into an enthusiastic sermon by the Reverend Paul McDaniel Monday night of what still needs to be done. Mr. McDaniel, the last of the five speakers at the special Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day town hall program at Orchard Knob Missionary ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Lack Of Civility At The Women's Rally

The behavior of our local radical left women was abusive and uncalled for. The next Woman’s Rally and March should be lessons in common decency and civility towards other women. Interrupting an invited female speaker with displays of yelling and holding up disparaging signs is wrong. The women before me that broke the barriers in male-dominated professions would be embarrassed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Angels Walk Among Us

I know little about Scott Shaunfield, other than that he is a Captain with the Houston, Texas Fire Department, and the fact he once wrote a story about “the angels among us” that he knows is true. For the record, I am a huge believer in angels on this earth. No, you can’t see them, but I can easily recall the times that I have been highly suspect of angel-like people during my life. ... (click for more)