Weekly Road Construction Report

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: 

BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 resurfacing from north of SR-60 (MM 25) to south of SR-308 (MM 31): During this reporting period the contractor will have nightly lane closures from 7 PM to 6 AM to support resurfacing operations and the placement of final pavement markings. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph in the work zone.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Wagner/CNU335]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-2 (KEITH ST.

S.W.) Utility Work southbound from LM 8.57 to LM 9.24: Lane closures between Fairway Drive SW and Harrison Pike. Signage and barrels will be present. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution through the work zones between the hours of 9 am - 2 PM during the daytime and 8 PM - 6 AM during the nighttime. [2020-423/424]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-308 (LAUDERDALE MEMORIAL HWY.) Utility Work westbound from LM 5.43 to LM 6.62: Mobile lane closures between Walker Valley Road and Wacker Blvd for utility construction. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment when traveling through the work zone. Signage, cones and flaggers will be present between 9 AM and 3 PM with an estimated completion of 10/15/21. [2021-404]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-312 (HARRISON PK.) Utility Work both directions from LM 8.42 to LM 8.48: A detour of Harrison Pike at Keith Street will cause short delays as traffic is routed along Grove Avenue during utility construction. Motorists should reduce speed and follow signage. Barricades, cones and flaggers will be present between 8 PM and 6 am with an estimated completion of 10/31/21. [2020-423/424]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-74 (OCOEE ST. N.E.) Utility Work both directions from LM 16.26 to LM 16.28: Shoulder and single lane closures between Westview Drive NW and Keith Street NW. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Signage, cones, and flaggers will be present, 10/14/21 through 10/29/21 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2020-193]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 at Exit 33 (SR-308, Lauderdale Highway) bridge work and ramp upgrades: There will be lane shifts in both the Southbound and Northbound lanes from MM 31 to MM 33. The lanes will be reduced to two 11-foot lanes in both directions as work continues on this project. On SR-308 (Lauderdale Highway) there will be intermittent lane closures as the contractor works in this area. On Monday and Tuesday of this reporting period, weather permitting, there will be lane closures on I75 SB from 7 PM-6 AM.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNV124]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 interchange improvement at SR-2 (US-11, US-41, US-72, Broad Street) and SR-58 (Market Street): During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on the placement of earth fill and the construction of bridges. Beginning Monday 10/18/21 through Friday 10/22/21 at 9 PM until 6 AM the contractor will close the left (#1) lane of I-24 eastbound for the installation of new overhead sign structures. Chestnut street is closed to through traffic between West 20th Street and West 25th Street and will remain closed until the construction of bridge #2 is complete. The contractor may have brief intermittent lane closures on Broad Street (SR-2) and Market Street (SR-58) to support utility relocation Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5:30 PM.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Wagner/CNU011]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 Replacement of Belvoir Ave. bridge over I-24 and I-24 bridges over Germantown Road near MM 183: The contractor is working on final striping throughout project. Single and double alternating lane closures on I-24 EB and WB are planned from 9 PM and 6 AM Sunday nights through Thursday nights to accommodate striping activities. 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-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: All roadways and ramps are in their final alignments. The contractor is now working on final items and traffic should still use caution traveling throughout the interchange. The final work items will mostly consist of off shoulder work/median work. Additionally, lane closures may still occur Sunday nights through Thursday nights between 9 PM and 6 AM to finish in roadway items. The speed limit will remain reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange until construction crews demobilize.

[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: Thursday 10/14/21 to Friday 10/15/21 7 AM- 7 PM Weather Permitting, the contractor will implement a Temporary right lane closure on WB MLK in order to close the Northbound US-27 on Ramp from WB MLK. A CMU will be placed on the ramp to warn of the upcoming closure. Traffic will be detoured using the attached detour map.

[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Curtis/CNP230]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 TDOT Bridge Maintenance eastbound from MM 178 to MM 179: TDOT Bridge Maintenance will be patching potholes on the deck of the I-24 Bridge, EBL, over the CSX RR, Monday, October 18th, starting at 9:00 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 TDOT Bridge Maintenance eastbound from MM 181 to MM 182: TDOT Bridge Maintenance will be patching potholes on the deck of the I-24 Bridge, EBL, over the Westside Drive (SR-8), Tuesday, October 19th, starting at 9:00 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 TDOT Bridge Maintenance westbound from MM 178 to MM 179: TDOT Bridge Maintenance will be patching potholes on the deck of the I-24 Bridge, WBL, over the ramp to US-27, Thursday, October 14th, starting at 9:00 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 TDOT Bridge Maintenance northbound at MM 3.43: TDOT Bridge Maintenance will be patching potholes on the deck of the I-75 Bridge, NBL, over East Brainard RD (SR-320), Wednesday, October 20th, starting at 9:00 PM. One lane will be closed with traffic control in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-153 (STATE HWY. 153) Utility Work both directions from LM 7.7 to LM 8.9: Police assisted nighttime shoulder and multi-lane closures between Chickamauga Dam and Hixson Pike Overpass. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Police officers, caution vehicles, signage, drums, and flaggers will be present 10/04/21 through 10/22/21 between 10 pm and 6 am. [2021-374 / 558]

 

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. Flagging operations will also be required on Tucker Road for dump trucks hauling fill dirt. The flagging operations will be performed on 10/14/21, 10/15/21, 10/18/21, 10/19/21, and 10/20/21 from 7 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 7 PM. Closures will last about 2 hours per location. 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 SR-319 (Amnicola Highway) bridge repair over SR-153: The contractor will be performing bridge repair operations on the Amnicola (SR-319) bridge over SR153. During this project, SR319 will have lane closures in place & SR153 may have lane closures as well. Bridge repair over SR153 will be performed between 8pm & 6am. During repair operations at least one lane of traffic shall remain open in all directions. **From 10.17.21 to 10.22.21, there will be lane closures on SR153 north and southbound. **

[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNV053]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-58 resurfacing from north of Sims Road (LM 17.4) to south of SR-60 (LM 26): During the report period, one lane will be temporarily closed. There will be one lane open for traffic. Flaggers will be on site.

[Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNV156]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (US-41 / US-76) resurfacing from east of East 29th St to SR-2 (US-11 / US-64) and on SR-2 (US-11 / US-64) from SR-8 (US-41 / US-76) to near the Missionary Ridge Tunnel: During this reporting period, there will be intermittent lane closures on Dobbs Avenue as the contractor works. The contractor will be closing portions of the sidewalk as they are working to install curb ramps. There will be signed sidewalk detours as this work is being performed.

[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNV155]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (US-41, US-76) Bachman Tubes cleaning:  On Thursday night of this reporting period, the contractor will be temporarily closing the tunnels from 8 PM-6 AM to clean them. There will be a signed detour for traffic to follow to get around the closure.

[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Curtis/CNV157]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY The construction of an S.I.A. to VW: The contractor will be grading 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. Flaggers may be onsite directing traffic. The traveling public should be cautious of new traffic pattern in effect.

[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU221]

 

MCMINN COUNTY I-75 at SR-30 (Exit 49) and SR-305 (Exit 52) interchange improvements: During this reporting period the contractor will have right lane closures in place on SR-30 at I-75 Exit 49 to support the resurfacing of SR-30 and the installation of new traffic signals. Motorists are advised to reduce speed and watch for workers and equipment on the interstate ramps at both exits 49 and 52.

[APAC - Atlantic, Inc./Wagner/CNU352]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-2 (US-11) resurfacing from east of Haines Rd (LM 14.8) to east of County Road 260 (LM 17.4): During this reporting period the contractor will have nightly lane closures in place from 7 PM to 6 AM to support resurfacing activities. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and to use caution when driving on the milled surface.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Wagner/CNV171]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-2 (US-11) resurfacing from near the Hiwassee River bridge (LM 0.0) to near County Road 135 (LM 7.3): During this reporting period, the contractor will have lane closures daily from 8 AM to 5:30 PM to support resurfacing operations. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Patty Construction Inc./Wagner/CNV025]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-33 (US-411) resurfacing from Pine Street (LM 5.0) to the Monroe County line (LM 9.5): During this reporting period, there will be intermittent lane closures on SR33 (US411).

[Rogers Group, Inc./Curtis/CNV239]

 

MEIGS COUNTY SR-304 resurfacing from north of SR-68 (LM 8.8) to the Roane County line (LM 16.9): During this report period the contractor will be performing milling and paving operations. Flaggers and a pilot vehicle will be assisting with traffic management.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNV177]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-30 TDOT Contractor both directions from LM 5.67 to LM 5.76: Polk SR30 will be reduced to a single lane at LM 5.6 to LM 5.8 due to a landslide. A temporary traffic signal is in place at this location to assist with traffic control. Crews a scheduled to mobilize on October 25th.

[TDOT/Maintenance/MAINT]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) bridge over the Ocoee River: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on the construction of a new bridge pier and the relocation of sewer and phone lines. The contractor will be working to set steel girders on the new bridge. Brief intermittent lane closures are possible on US-64 (SR-40) Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5:30 PM as the contractor works to relocate utility lines on the project. Motorists are asked 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-68 resurfacing from the Monroe County line (LM 0.0) to Waller Road (LM 6.2): During this reporting period, the contractor will have lane closures daily from 8 AM to 5:30 PM to support resurfacing operations. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[APAC - Atlantic, Inc./Wagner/CNV200]

 

RHEA COUNTY SR-29 (US-27) resurfacing from near Welch St (LM 6.9) to north of Payne Lane (LM 11): During this reporting period, there will be intermittent lane closures on SR-29 as the contractor works on the sidewalk on this project. Also Sunday thru Wednesday night of this reporting period, there will be lane closures at night from 7 PM-6 AM as the contractor works on the shoulders.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Curtis/CNV182]

 

RHEA COUNTY SR-378 resurfacing from SR-29 (US-27 / LM 0.0) to west of SR-29 (US-27 / LM 1.61) and SR-30 from east of Railroad Street (LM 8.7) to near SR-29 (US-27 / LM 9.2): During this reporting period, there will be intermittent lane closures on both SR-378 and SR-30 during the day as the contractor works on this project. Expect possible long delays as flaggers will be directing traffic on this project.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Curtis/CNV100]

 

RHEA COUNTY The grading, drainage, construction of bridges, paving and signals on a S.I.A. route serving Nokian Tyres: Construction activity at the Nokian Tyres SIA project continues just North of Dayton, TN. The traveling public should be alert to construction vehicles entering and exiting the site. SR-29 traffic will continue to experience slight lane shifts with no shoulders at the entrance to the SIA roadway but there will be no lane closures on SR-29.

[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Curtis/CNU014]


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