Weekly Road Construction Report

Friday, September 24, 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 beginning at 7 PM and ending at 6 AM to support resurfacing operations between Exits 25 and 33. The contractor will also have shoulder closures in place on the ramps at Exit 27. 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 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 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 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 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 09/23/21 and 09/26/21 through 09/29/21 from 9 PM and 6 AM. Additionally, single lane closures on North and South Terraces at the intersections of Belvoir Avenue on 09/23/21, 09/24/21, and between 09/27/21 and 09/29/21 from 9 AM to 3 PM. 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 (9/23/21) 9 AM- 1 PM Weather Permitting, the Contractor will implement a temporary right lane closure that will be in place for Southbound US-27 from Olgiati to Exit 1C for reconfiguration of RDS system. State Trooper Requests: Yes, 9/23/21 from 9 AM - 1 PM

[Dement Construction Company, LLC/Curtis/CNP230]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 TDOT Maintenance southbound from MM 6.8 to MM 8.8: TDOT Maintenance will be performing a slow roll in the SB lanes of I-75 for a short duration on 09/23/2021 starting at 11PM. This closure will take place between the Volkswagen Drive SB on ramp and the Shallowford Rd. off ramp [TDOT/Wallace/Maint]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (TAFT HWY.) Utility Work southbound from LM 18.98 to LM 18.94: Shoulder and single lane closures between Miles Road and James Blvd. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Signage, cones, and flaggers will be present, 09/28/21 from 9 am – 3 pm. [2021-680]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (W. MAIN ST.) Utility Work westbound at LM 8.28: Shoulder and single lane closures between Broad Street and Cowart Street. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Signage, cones, and flaggers will be present, Monday through Friday, 9 am – 3 pm, estimated completion 09/29/21. [2021-655]

 

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 remain open at all times.

[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. Flagging operations will also be required on Tucker Road for dump trucks hauling fill dirt. The flagging operations will be performed on 09/23/21, 09/24/21, 09/27/21, 09/28/21, and 09/29/21 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. New traffic pattern to begin on 9/29/2021.

[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-58 resurfacing (microsurfacing) 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 shutting down the tunnels from 8 PM-6 AM to clean it. 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.

[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 construction of new turn lanes and traffic signals. The contractor will be working during the overnight hours on concrete pours in this area Thursday 09/09/21. 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-307 (E. MADISON AVE.) Permitted Work both directions from LM 0.49 to LM 0.61: Mayfield Dairy Farms will be closing SR-307 between Guille St and Mayfield Ln (Van Raalth St). They are installing a silo for most of the morning. Closer will be 09/23/21 from 8 AM to 12 PM. They will be detouring traffic downside streets over to SR-305.

 

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 implement daily lane closures on SR-2 to support resurfacing activities. These closures will be in place from 8 AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday. 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-39 (Riceville/Decatur/Etowah Road) from south of CR-708 to CR-705 and on SR-163 from west of CR-737 to east of CR-758: During this reporting period, the contractor will be working on the installation of new signs on SR-39 and SR-163. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Superior Traffic Control, LLC/Inc./Wagner/CNV093]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-30 TDOT Maintenance both directions from LM 5.67 to LM 5.76: Roadway is down to one lane. The lane is being controlled by Traffic Signals. The slide on the side of the road is scheduled for soil nailing.

 

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. Brief intermittent lane closures are possible on US-64 (SR-40) Monday through Friday 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]

 

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-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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