Weekly Road Construction Report

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: 

BRADLEY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-2 (S. LEE HWY.) northbound from LM 8.21 to LM 8.44: Lane closures between Grove Ave NW and Harrison Pike. Signage, flaggers, and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment for nighttime and daytime work between 8 PM and 6 AM and 9 am to 2 pm Monday- Friday with an estimated completion 04/30/21.

[2020-423/424]

 

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 04/30/21. [2020-193]

 

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 Wednesday April 21st from 8 PM-6 AM, the contractor will have a flagging operation at the McCallie Tunnels as they clean this tunnel. Also, the same night after cleaning the McCallie tunnels, the contractor will close the Stringer Ridge Tunnels as they clean the tunnels. At this location, there will be a signed detour for the motoring public to use. On Thursday April 22nd, from 8 PM-6 AM, the contractor will be closing the Bachman Tunnels in East Ridge to clean the tunnels. There will be a signed detour for the traveling public to use.

[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Curtis/CNU182]

 

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 performing utility relocation work throughout the project limits, installing new drainage structures, and performing initial grading work for retaining wall construction. A traffic shift on I-24 eastbound has been implemented near MM 178 to allow for new construction on the right shoulder of the interstate. Brief intermittent lane closures are possible during daylight hours on SR-2 (Broad St.) and SR-58 (Market St.) to allow for moving equipment and utility relocation.

[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: Single and double alternating lane closures on I-24 EB and WB will be used on 04/15/21 and between 04/19/21 and 04/22/21 from 9 PM and 6 AM. There will be single lane closures in the north and south directions of Germantown Road under the I-24 Bridge and at the intersections of Germantown with North and South Terrace on 04/15/21 and between 04/19/21 and 04/22/21 from 9 PM and 6 AM. Additionally, from 6 PM on 4/16/21 to 7 AM on 4/19/21 I-24 over Germantown Road will be closed. All eastbound traffic will exit the interstate at Germantown Road (Exit 183), travel along South Terrace, and return to the interstate using a temporary on-ramp. All westbound traffic will exit the interstate using a temporary off-ramp, travel along North Terrace, and return to the interstate using the existing on-ramp at Germantown Road. There will be no access from local streets to the I-24 entrance and exit ramps along this stretch during these interstate closures. Detour routes will be provided online and by way of overhead and portable message boards. There is a 35 MPH speed limit reduction throughout the project corridor on I-24 during the weekend closures.

[Bell and Associates Construction, LP/Blevins/CMGC03]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Phase 2 traffic alignments have been implemented. 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. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange.

[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: Weather Permitting, the contractor will implement a lane/shoulder closures daily between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM. Note: Monday thru Friday from 6AM to 7PM a minimum of two lanes will remain open both Northbound and Southbound on US-27. Monday thru Friday from 7PM to 6AM and Saturday and Sunday from 6AM to 7PM a minimum of one lane will remain open both Northbound and Southbound on US-27. Thursday 04/15/21 thru Wednesday 04/21/21 – 7 AM to 6 PM Temporary lane/shoulder closures will be in place for southbound and northbound US-27 from the Olgiati Bridge to I-24 for punch list items. State Trooper Requests: Yes, State Troopers are requested for mainline and shoulder closures on Thursday, 04/15/21 thru Friday, 04/16/21 and Monday, 04/19/21 thru Tuesday, 04/20/21.

[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Curtis/CNP230]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Bridge Inspection on I-75 both directions from MM 7.45 to MM 8.44: 04/13/21 bridge inspection will be doing deck inspections. Structures 33I00750059, 33I00750060, and 33I00750061 MM 7.45 Both Directions MM 8.44 Both Directions.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Contractor on I-75 both directions from MM 5.2 to MM 6.5: TDOT contractors will intermittently close the outside shoulder on NB and SB I-75 between MM 5.2 and MM 6.5. This work will take place between 9 PM and 6 AM starting 04/14/21 and finishing morning 04/16/21. Contractors will also intermittently close the right-hand lane on I-75 SB at MM 6.5 between 9 PM and 6 AM starting 04/14/21 and finishing 04/16/21. [Wiser and Associates / Ford (R2 Survey)]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-75 both directions from MM 2.1 to MM 12.6: Nighttime shoulder sweeping along I-75. 04/14/21 & 04/15/21 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM

 

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-17 (S. WILLOW ST.) southbound at LM 2.92: South Willow Street will be reduced to one lane with southbound traffic detour for utility work between Vance Avenue and Kirby Avenue. Motorists should proceed with caution and be aware of signage, personnel, and equipment between the hours of 9 am - 3 pm starting 4/5/21 with an estimated completion date of 4/21/21 [2021-020].

 

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-319 (HIXSON PK.) both directions at LM 10.62: Multiple lane closures between Port Drive and Crabtree Road. Arrow Boards, signage, barrels, and barricades will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 2 PM starting 04/06/21 through 04/21/21. [2021-076]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY Utility Work on SR-319 (HIXSON PK.) northbound from LM 8.14 to LM 8.11: Shoulder and single lane closure between Big Ridge Road and Gold Crest Drive. Arrow board, signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 2 PM starting 04/13/21 through 04/23/21. [2021-091]

 

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. Southbound will be open completely with no lane restrictions. Northbound will have two lanes open and one lane closed. There is the potential for temporary closures at times.

[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: Extra care should be taken while trucks are entering and exiting the roadway. One lane might be intermittently closed while work is ongoing. Additional flaggers will be onsite as needed.

[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 04/15/21, 04/16/21, 04/19/21, 04/20/21, and 04/21/21 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 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. Flaggers may be onsite directing traffic.

[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 crews mobilizing to the project site to install construction signs and initial erosion control measures. This work will occur between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM Monday through Friday and will require temporary closures of the shoulders of the interstate ramps at Exit 49. Temporary shoulder closures are also possible on SR30 during these hours as crews work to install construction signs. Motorists are advised to reduce speed and watch for workers on the interstate ramps.

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

 

MCMINN COUNTY TDOT Bridge Maintenance on SR-30 eastbound at LM 14.97: TDOT Bridge Maintenance will be performing routine deck maintenance at the bridge on SR-30 over Chestuee Creek on Monday, April 19, 2021, from 8AM to 2PM. One lane will be closed at this time 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 05/06/21. [2019-245]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-40 (US-64) bridge over the Ocoee River: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on foundations for the new bridge and relocation of utilities on the east side of the river. The right shoulder of SR-40 (US-64) is closed for the duration of this work. Brief intermittent lane closures are possible on SR-40 (US-64) Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5:30 PM to allow for utility work and moving equipment/supplies. 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 have intermittent lane closures in place on SR-40 in (US-64) in both directions Monday through Friday from 8AM to 6PM to place permanent pavement markings, snowplowable pavement markers, and to perform work on the punchlist.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Wagner/CNU909]

 

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 SR29.

[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Curtis/CNU014]


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