Weekly Road Construction Report

Friday, October 16, 2020

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29:

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-60 Construction of small drainage structures (LM 15.85 and LM 15.90): During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on the construction of a new entrance into the shopping center on the northwest corner of 25th street (SR-60) and Keith Street (SR-2) in Cleveland. The right northbound shoulder of 25th Street (SR-60) will be closed for the duration of this work. The first entrance into the shopping center is closed.

Motorists wishing to access the shopping center should do so via the second entrance on 25th Street (SR-60). Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for workers and equipment when entering/exiting the shopping center.
[Whaley Construction, LLC/Wagner/CNU227]

BRADLEY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-74 (OCOEE ST. N.E.) both directions from LM 16.26 to LM 16.88: Shoulder and single lane closure between Westview Drive NW and Keith Street NW. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 3 PM with an estimated completion 11/30/20.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-319 Repair of the bridge over the Tennessee River and Riverpark Drive (LM 2.2): The contractor will be performing repair operations to the bridge that will require lane closures in both directions. Extra caution should be observed of trucks entering and exiting the work-zone. During this report period the outside shoulder and outside lane of each direction are closed. Traffic is shifted to the left in both directions. Additional flaggers will be present as needed.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU205]

HAMILTON COUNTY The tunnel 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, S.R.8): On 10/21/20 (8 PM - 6 AM), there will be a tunnel cleaning operation at the McCallie Tunnels. This will be supported by a flagging operation. Later that night, the Stringers Ridge Tunnel will be cleaned & supported by a signed detour.
[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Micka/CNU182]

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 Replacement of Belvoir Ave. bridge over I-24 and I-24 bridges over Germantown Road near MM 183: Lane shifts are in place on I-24 EB and WB under the Belvoir Avenue Bridge, at North and South Terrace approaching the Belvoir Avenue Bridge, and on Germantown Road under the I-24 Bridge. Alternating single and double lane closures will be required on I-24 EB and WB on 10/15/20 and between 10/18/20 through 10/21/20 from 9 PM and 6 AM. Additionally, there will be single lane closures in the north and south directions of Germantown Road under the I-24 Bridge and at the intersections with North and South Terrace. These closures will occur on 10/15/20 and 10/16/20, and between 10/19/20 through 10/21/20 from 9 AM to 6 AM the following morning. Motorists should be aware of the Belvoir Avenue Bridge closure and detour that was put into place on 04/20/20, and the new traffic pattern at Exit 183 on the ramp leading to the intersection of South Terrace and Germantown Road on 08/10/20. There is a 45 MPH speed limit reduction throughout the project corridor on I-24.
[Bell and Associates Construction, LP/Blevins/CMGC03]

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 Resurfacing from the Georgia State line to near the ramp to SR-2 (US-41, US-64, US-11, Cummings Hwy): There could continue to be a paving operation on I-24 EB/WB involving lane closures as follows: Sunday - Thursday (8PM - 6AM). This project is continuous from MM 171 at the Georgia line through MM 178, just west of the US-27 split. Expect some queueing of traffic. Manned attenuator trucks, variable speed limit signs, and two officers will be assisting in this operation
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Micka/CNT374]

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Watch for trucks entering and exiting project. Traffic should expect multiple lane shifts traveling through the interchange. Lane closures will occur Sunday nights through Thursday nights between 9 PM and 6 AM at the following locations: I-75 NB MM 1, I-75 SB MM 3 and I-24 EB MM 184.0 Traffic pacing may occur throughout interchange Sunday nights through Thursday nights between 9 PM and 6 AM. Additionally, there may intermittent shoulder closures at various locations for access to the median and roadside areas. I-75 NB to I-24 WB split has been moved back 1500 feet from its previous location. Welcome Center traffic intending to use I-24 WB now, will have to detour on I-75 NB to Exit 3. Detailed detour information will be available at the Welcome Center. Rolling roadblocks to occur on I-24 EB, starting at HWY 27, from 9 PM to 6 AM, 10/20/20. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange. RESTRICTIONS: There is a 14' width restriction on the NB I-75 to WB I-24 interchange ramp. This affects wide loads at approximately MM 1.7.
[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 in the median and shoulders of US-27. Motorists should be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting the activity area. 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. On Thursday 10/15/20 thru Wednesday 10/21/20 from 9 AM to 6 AM, temporary lane closures will be in place for southbound and northbound US-27 from the Olgiati Bridge to I-24 for milling and leveling of the asphalt, paving the surface, grooving of the bridges and installing bridge joints. On Friday Night 10/16/20 thru Monday Morning 10/19/20 from 7 PM to 6 AM temporary ramp closures will be in place for northbound US-27 to Martin Luther King Blvd. and the Martin Luther King Blvd. ramp to northbound US-27 for rebuilding Martin Luther King Boulevard. During these closures Northbound US-27 traffic to Martin Luther King Blvd. will be detoured to 4th Street Ramp / 4th Street / Broad Street / Martin Luther King Boulevard. Eastbound Martin Luther King Blvd. traffic to northbound US-27 will be detoured to Broad St. / 4th Street / 4th Street northbound on ramp to US-27. Westbound Martin Luther King Blvd. traffic to northbound US-27 will be detoured to Gateway Ave. / 6th Street / Chestnut Street / 4th Street / 4th Street Northbound on Ramp to US-27. State Troopers are requested for Thursday thru Wednesday. RESTRICTIONS: I-124 (US-27)Southbound Exit 1C 4th St Of Ramp: No oversize/over dimensional loads; I-124 (US-27) Southbound Exit 1-B Martin Luther King Blvd. Off Ramp: No oversized/over dimensional loads; Martin Luther King Blvd. between Chestnut St. and Gateway Ave.: No oversized/over dimensional loads.
[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNP230]

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Bridge Inspection on I-24 both directions from MM 181 to MM 183: From 7 AM to 5 PM on 10/19/20 through 10/21/20, structure inspections will take place closing the shoulders with a mobile attenuator operation.

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Contractor on I-24 both directions from MM 171 to MM 175: The Emergency Mile Marker Installation project (CNU104) will be installing signs in the median of the interstate requiring inside lane closures. This work is scheduled for Sunday through Thursday (8 PM to 6 AM).

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Contractor on SR-153 (STATE HWY. 153) both directions from LM 0 to LM 1: The Emergency Mile marker installation project (CNU104) will be installing signs in the median of SR-153 (LM 0 to LM 1). This will require inside lane closures. This work will happen Sunday through Thursday between 8 PM and 6 AM.

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-317 (BONNY OAKS DR.) both directions at LM 4: On Thursday of this reporting period, there will be a lane closure as flaggers will be directing traffic from 9 AM- 2PM.
HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on SR-58 (HWY. 58) both directions from LM 17 to LM 19: Monday thru Wednesday of this reporting period, there will be intermittent flagging operations on SR58 as maintenance crews work in this area.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-2 (BROAD ST.) both directions from LM 6.14 to LM 6.14: North and South bound lane closures between 33rd and 34th Streets. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should reduce speed through the area being aware of personnel and equipment. 9 am - 2 pm daily beginning 10/19/20 through 10/28/20 weather permitting.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-319 (HIXSON PK.) northbound at LM 14.73: Shoulder and single lane closure between Heron Cove Lane and Freedom Bay Drive. Signage, cones, and flaggers will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 3 PM from 07/27/20 through 10/21/20.

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-8 (SIGNAL MOUNTAIN RD.) both directions from LM 13.47 to LM 13.47: Lane closures between Mountain Creek Road and Mundy St. Motorists should reduce speed and be aware of new traffic pattern. Message boards and barrels will be present. 9 am - 3 pm daily, 10/19/20 - 10/30/20.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-29 (US-27) Repair of the bridge over Big Soddy Creek (LM 20.6): The contractor will be performing bridge & roadway repair on the SR-29 bridge over Big Soddy Creek. During this report period the contractor will have traffic restricted with two lanes of SR-111 southbound closed. Also, during this report period, the contractor will have two lanes of SR-29 north-bound closed. At least one lane of traffic in both directions shall always remain open.
[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU046]

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (US-64, US-11) Improvement of the intersection at Edgmon Road in Collegedale (LM 22.7), including grading, drainage and paving: During this report period, the contractor will be performing grading, drainage and paving. Extra care should be taken while trucks and heavy equipment are entering and exiting the roadway. The roadway may be temporarily restricted to a one lane roadway by flagging operation.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU012]

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-317 (Apison Pike) Improvement project from SR-321 (Ooltewah-Ringgold Road) to east of Layton Lane: Lane closures and flagging operations will be required on SR-317, Apison Pike, to install power poles and transfer lines. The flagging operations will be performed on 10/15/20, 10/19/2020, 10/20/2020, 10/21/2020 from 7 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 7 PM. Closures will last about 2 hours per location. There will also be very short lane closures for blasting that will last five minutes or less. There will also be a lane closure on Eastview Terrace to finish up clearing operations. The contractor will have intermittent flagging operations during daytime non-peak hours for utility work, delivery of materials and equipment.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNT336]

HAMILTON COUNTY The construction of an S.I.A. to VW: The contractor will be grading, paving, constructing retaining wall(s) and installing signals & lighting on S.I.A. route connecting Ferdinand Piech Way & Volkswagen Dr. The roadway is not open to traffic. The traveling public should be alert to the entrance and exit of construction vehicles from the jobsite onto the connecting roadways.
[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU221]

MCMINN COUNTY SR-310 microsurfacing from near SR-30 (US-411) (LM 0.0) to SR-39 (LM 6.4), including bridge repair: The paving operations on SR-310 will continue. This operation (Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 7 PM) will be supported by a flagging operation, allowing alternate movement of traffic through the work zone. The commuting public should expect significant wait times or seek alternate routes.
[Hudson Construction Company/Micka/CNU242]

MCMINN AND POLK COUNTY SR-163 Resurfacing from west of CR-750 (Piney Grove Road) (LM 9.0) in McMinn County to US-411 (SR-30) (LM 1.0) in Polk County: During this reporting period the contractor will have intermittent lane closures on SR-163 Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7 AM and 5:30 PM for the installation of permanent pavement markings and snowplowable pavement markers. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph in the work zone. Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Wagner/CNU137]

MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 Resurfacing from north of Ten Mile Road (LM 31.3) to the Roane County line (LM 35.1): During this period, the contractor will have one lane closed while performing resurfacing operations. One lane shall always remain open. Additional flaggers will be on-site to assist with traffic control as needed.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU163]

MEIGS COUNTY TDOT Bridge Maintenance on SR-58 (STATE HWY. 58) both directions at LM 14.2: Region 2 Bridge Repair will be repairing the drainage culvert SR-58, LM 14.2, on 10/19/20, from 9 AM to 3 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

POLK COUNTY Utility Work on SR-33 (HWY. 411) both directions from LM 9.9 to LM 14: Mobile lane closures SR-40 junction to Ocoee River Bridge as crews transition work zone. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment when traveling through the work zones. Signage, cones, and flaggers will be present between 9 AM to 3 PM with an estimated completion of 10/30/20.

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) Bridge over the Ocoee River: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on the westbound shoulder of US-64 (SR-40) to construct a new haul road. The westbound shoulder of US-64 (SR-40) will be closed for the duration of this work. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for trucks entering/leaving the highway.
[Charles Blalock and Sons, Inc./Wagner/DB1802]

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) Emergency slope stabilization near LM 20.5: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working to construct a retaining wall near LM 20.5 on SR-40 (US-64). The eastbound truck climbing lane is closed at this location and will remain closed for the duration of construction. Motorists are advised to reduce speed to 35 mph in the work zone due to a lane shift and to watch for trucks entering/leaving the highway
[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Wagner/CNU909]

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) Repair of bridges over North Potato Creek (LM 26.93): During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on painting the newly finished portions of the eastbound and westbound bridges. Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction on US-64 for the duration of this work. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for trucks entering/leaving the highway.
[Jones Bros. Contractors, LLC/Wagner/CNT062]

POLK COUNTY Boanerges Church Road construction of a bridge over Old Fort Creek: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working to build new roadway approaches to the bridge over Old Fort Creek on Boanerges Church Road. Boanerges Church Road will be closed to all traffic for the duration of this activity. Detour signs are posted directing traffic around the closure onto SR-313 and US-411.
[Summers-Taylor, Inc./Wagner/CNT279]

RHEA COUNTY SR-302 Resurfacing from SR-30 (LM 0.0) to SR-68 (LM 8.9): During this period, the contractor will have one lane closed while performing resurfacing operations. One lane shall always remain open. Additional flaggers will be on-site to assist with traffic control as needed.
[Rogers Group, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU215]

RHEA COUNTY Grading, drainage, construction of bridges, paving and signals on a S.I.A. route serving Nokian Tyres: The lull in construction activity at the Nokian Tyres SIA project just North of Dayton, TN. will continue. However, SR-29 will continue to experience slight lane shifts with no shoulders at the entrance to SIA roadway.
[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Micka/CNU014]



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