Weekly Road Construction Report

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: 

DISTRICT 29

BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 resurfacing from north of SR-60 (MM 25) to south of SR-308 (MM 31): During this report period, the contractor will have nightly lane closures from Monday through Thursday beginning at 7:00 PM and ending at 6:00 AM to support resurfacing operations. The speed limit is reduced to 60 MPH when workers are present in the work zone. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for trucks entering/leaving the highway.

[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 will occur between Fairway Drive SW and Harrison Pike. Signage and barrels will be present. Motorists should reduce speeds and use caution through the work zones between the hours of 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM during the daytime and 8:00 PM – 6:00 AM during the nighttime. [2020-423/424]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-2 (S. LEE HWY.) Utility Work northbound at LM 14.6: Shoulder and single lane closures will occur between NW 56th Street and Airport Road NW. Signage, flaggers, and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM from 08/02/21 through 08/11/21. [2021-510]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-308 (LAUDERDALE MEMORIAL HWY.) Utility Work westbound from LM 5.43 to LM 6.62: Mobile lane closures will occur 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 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM with an estimated completion of 08/06/21. [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 8:00 PM and 6:00 am with an estimated completion of 08/04/21. [2020-423/424]

 

BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 at Exit 33 (SR-308, Lauderdale Highway) bridge work and ramp upgrades: There will be lane shifts in both directions from MM 31 to MM 33. The lanes will be reduced to two 11-foot lanes in both directions as work goes on this project. On SR-308 (Lauderdale Highway) there will be intermittent lane closures as the contractor works in this area.

[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. 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 8:00 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: Single and double alternating lane closures on I-24 EB and WB will be used on 07/29/21 and 08/01/21 through 08/04/21 from 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Additionally, there will be single lane closures on North and South Terraces and 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 07/29/21, 07/30/21, and between 08/02/21 and 08/04/21 from 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM. 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: Phase 4 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 9:00 PM and 6:00 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. The Welcome Center has been reopened. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH throughout the interchange. *** The contractor will be paving the I-24 EB ramps to I-75 starting on 07/30/21 at 9:00 PM to 08/02/21 at 6:00 AM. Motorists should expect each I-24 EB ramp to be reduced to one lane for duration of the paving operations.

[C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc./Blevins/DB1801]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (CUMMINGS HWY.) Utility Work eastbound at LM 2.87: Shoulder and single lane closures between Lilac Avenue and S. Moss Avenue. Signage, drums and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM from 07/08/21 through 08/11/21. [2021-362]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (E. 23RD ST.) Utility Work both directions at LM 9.16: Shoulder and single lane closures between S. Holly Street and S. Highland Park Avenue. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 3 PM through 08/04/21. [2021-111]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (E. 23RD ST.) Utility Work both directions at LM 9.82: Shoulder and single lane closures between 4th Avenue and S. Lyerly Street. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 2 PM through 08/06/21. [2021-389]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-312 (MAHAN GAP RD.) Utility Work both directions from LM 17.12 to LM 17.26: Shoulder and single lane closures between Fire Tower Road and Owl Hollow Road. Signage, flaggers, and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM from 07/15/21 through 08/11/21. [2021-359]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-320 (E. BRAINERD RD.) TDOT Contractor both directions from LM 0.7 to LM 1.05: SM&E will be core drilling on Tuesday, 08/03/21, for a geotechnical report on SR-320 (East Brainerd Rd) from Walker Street to Vance Road. A flagging operation will be in place from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM. [SM&E/Wallace/Maint]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (RINGGOLD RD.) TDOT Contractor eastbound at LM 5.0: TDOT Contractors will be performing nighttime inspections of the Bachman tunnels 08/02/21 through 08/03/21 from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM. One lane will be closed in the left bore, (eastbound lane), 08/02/21. One lane will be closed in the right bore, (westbound lane), 08/03/21.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (TAFT HWY.) Utility Work northbound at LM 21.35: Shoulder and single lane closure between Hollister Road and McAmis Road. Signage, flaggers and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM from 07/15/21 through 08/04/21. [2021-048]

 

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 temporary road closures. At least one lane of traffic in both directions shall always remain open.

[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNU046]

 

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 07/29/21, 07/30/21, 08/02/21, 08/03/21, and 08/04/21 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 7:00 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. 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: Contractor will be performing bridge repair operations on the Amnicola (SR-319) bridge over SR-153. During this project, SR-319 will have lane closures in place & SR-153 may have lane closures as well. Bridge repair over SR-153 will be performed between 8pm & 6am. During repair operations at least one lane of traffic shall remain open in all directions.

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

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-321 resurfacing from north of SR-317 (LM 5.58) to near US-11 (US-64, SR-2) (LM 7.08), including bridge expansion joint repair: During this report period, the contractor will have temporary lane closures while performing resurfacing operations. One lane of traffic shall always remain open. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic flow.

[Select Contractor/Osbonlighter/CNV054]

 

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 left lane closures in place on SR-30 at exit 49 in both directions to support the construction of new turn lanes and traffic signals. These closures will remain in place until construction of the new turn lanes is complete. Motorists are advised to reduce speed and watch for workers and equipment on the interstate ramps at both exit 49 and 52.

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

 

MEIGS AND RHEA COUNTY SR-60 resurfacing from Birchwood to Dayton: During this reporting period, there will be intermittent lane closures during the day as the contractor works on this project. There will be flaggers directing traffic as the contractor works.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Curtis/CNV204]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-33 (HWY. 411) Utility Work both directions from LM 9.9 to LM 14: Lane closures between SR-40 and Ocoee River Bridge 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 08/04/21. [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. Beginning Monday 08/02/21, the contractor will have a single lane of Welcome Valley Road closed near the intersection with US-64 (SR-40) to support relocation of utility lines. This closure will be in place from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Monday 08/02/21 and Tuesday 08/03/21 and from 12:00 AM to 6:00 AM on Wednesday 08/04/21. Motorists are asked to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Charles Blalock and Sons, Inc./Wagner/DB1802]

 

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.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Curtis/CNV182]

 

RHEA COUNTY SR-302 resurfacing from SR-68 (LM 8.9) to near SR-29 (US-27) (LM 12.2): During this report period, the contractor will have temporary lane closures in place while performing resurfacing operations. Flaggers will be present to assist traffic flow.

[Rogers Group, Inc./Osbonlighter/CNV099]

 

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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