Weekly Road Construction Report

  • Friday, December 1, 2023

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29:

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-60 widening from the 4-lane north of I-75 (LM 17.2) to SR-306 (LM19.9): During this reporting period the contractor will have short term intermittent lane closures throughout the project for utility relocation and moving equipment as work continues on new roadway alignments and a new bridge over Candies Creek. Hopewell Place is closed to all traffic for reconstruction of the intersection with Georgetown Rd. Detour signs are posted. The speed limit in the work zone has been reduced to 35 mph. Motorists are advised to use caution in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Summers-Taylor, Inc./Cleveland/CNV130]

 

BRADLEY, HAMILTON, MEIGS, RHEA, AND POLK COUNTY Curb ramp upgrades in District 29: During this reporting period, the contractor will be removing curb ramps in Meigs county at the intersection of SR-58 and Memorial Drive. Pedestrian detour routes will be posted for any closed sidewalks. Shoulder and street parking closures are possible in this area as work to upgrade the curb ramps gets underway.

[Southern Constructors, Inc./Chattanooga/CNX361]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 concrete repair from east of the I-124 (US-27) ramps (MM 179.0) to east of Long Street (MM 178.8): During this reporting period from 9 PM-6 AM, there will be nightly lane closures on I24 and the I24 WB off ramp to US27 NB. During these closures, there is the possibility that ramps might be temporarily closed. During the weekdays from 9 PM-6 AM, there will be 1 lane closed on I24 EB and WB. Also, during this time, US27 SB Traffic onto I24 EB ramp traffic will be detoured onto the Broad St. ramp. The traffic will use the new Frontage Road and get back onto I24 EB at the Market St. on-ramp to I24 EB. Traffic should expect possible long delays during this time and to find alternate routes around this area. RESTRICTIONS: For this upcoming weekend closure traffic will be down to 1 lane that will be about 11ft wide.

[Summers-Taylor, Inc./Curtis/CNX186]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction Phase 2: There will be nightly lane closures on this project, 9 PM to 6 AM, on I-75 North and South between Exit 1 (East Ridge) and Exit 3A (East Brainerd Road/ SR-320) and on I-24 East and West from Germantown Road to Spring Creek Road, MM182 to MM185, for various construction activities. Ramps have been modified or closed, and interstate traffic on both routes has been reduced to three lanes and moved toward the median to provide room for construction of new lanes, installation of drainage structures, retaining walls and bridges. Contract crews are working nightly so please stay alert for changing traffic conditions as construction vehicles enter and leave the roadway. To perform some of this work, rolling roadblocks may also be used in addition to lane closures to separate vehicles from construction activities. Multiple uniformed police officers will be present in these work zones to assist with traffic management and to enforce traffic laws. The left lane on North and South Terrace between Belvoir Avenue and Spring Creek Road will be closed for installation of drainage structures and to begin retaining and noise wall construction. Intermittent daytime non-rush hour lane closures may also be necessary throughout the period on South Terrace and North Terrace to work on clearing vegetation, street lighting, setting portable concrete barrier walls and various other construction items. All work is weather permitting. Moore Road and McBrien Road bridges over I-24 are closed as well as the entrance and exit ramps to I-24 between Belvoir Avenue and Moore Road. A continuous flow detour using Belvoir Avenue and Spring Creek Road is in place for local traffic. The closures and detour will be in place for approximately 8 months. RESTRICTIONS: Moore Road and McBrien Road over I-24 closed. I-24 Ramps between Belvoir Avenue and Moore Road closed.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Maj Prj - Blevins/DB2101]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (BRAINERD RD.) Utility Work eastbound from LM 13. to LM 14: Shoulder and lane closures on SR-2 (Brainerd Road) between Belvoir Avenue and Lonsdale Drive. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, flaggers, and barrels/cones will be present, 11/27/23 through 12/15/24 from 9 am - 2 pm. [2023-617]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (CUMMINGS HWY.) TDOT Bridge Maintenance westbound from LM 5.0 to LM 5.2: Region 2 Bridge Maintenance will be repairing the guard rail at the intersection of Scenic Highway and Cummings Highway on Lookout Mountain. The west bound lane of SR-2, (Cummings Hwy), will be closed at LM 5.1, Monday through Thursday, November 27th-30th. Work will start at 8:00 and end at 4:00. Traffic control devices will be in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-312 (MAHAN GAP RD.) Utility Work eastbound from LM 17 to LM 18: Shoulder and lane closures on SR-312 (Mahan Gap Road) between Ooltewah Georgetown Road and Owl Hollow Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, flaggers, and barrels/cones will be present, 11/07/23 through 03/07/24 from 9 am - 2 pm. [2023-497]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (E. MAIN ST.) Utility Work both directions at LM 7.5: Shoulder and lane closures on SR-8 (East Main Street) between Gulf Street and Washington Street. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, flaggers, and barrels/cones will be present, 11/27/23 through 12/15/24 from 9 am - 2 pm. [2023-678]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (MARKET ST.) TDOT Bridge Inspection both directions at LM 9.68: Region 2 Bridge Inspection and Repair will perform a quarterly inspection, routine maintenance and lift operations on the Market Street Bridge over the Tennessee River on Sunday, December 3 from 8 AM until no later than 3 PM. The bridge will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic while inspection, testing and maintenance is being performed and detours will be in place. This work is weather dependent. In the event of inclement weather or equipment failure, the work will be rescheduled to take place at a later date.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-29 (US-27) resurfacing from Morrison Springs Road (LM 6.1) to SR-153 (LM 11.6): From 9AM-3:30 PM starting on Monday, there will be lane closures on US27(SR29) in both Northbound and Southbound directions as the contractor starts work on this project. The motoring public should expect possible delays during this time. Also, nightly from 7 PM-6 AM, the contractor will be having lane closures on US27 along with temporary closing of ramps as the contractor starts diamond grinding the concrete ramps.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNX238]

 

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, for utility and grading work. The flagging operations will be performed on 11/30/23, 12/01/23, 12/04/23, 12/05/23, and 12/06/23 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, possible guardrail installation, and curb and gutter operations.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Chattanooga/CNT336]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (US-127) construction near Palisades Road (LM 15.2) to near Sunset Drive (LM 15.4): The contractor has opened back up the right lane going up the mountain. There will be intermittent lane closures as the contractor works on the punch list on the project.

[Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc./Curtis/CNW001]

 

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/CNX190]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-39 construction of a bridge over Middle Creek (LM 13.4): During this reporting period, the Northbound and Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by traffic signals. County road 567 will be closed to traffic (LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY) and detoured to SR039. This closure is necessary to perform the bridge replacement. The lane restriction will remain in place until the bridge replacement is completed.

[Whaley Construction, LLC/Chattanooga/CNX069]

 

MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 (STATE HWY. 58) Utility Work both directions from LM 15 to LM 9: Intermittent lane closures on SR-58 between Burkett Chapel Road and Blank Road/Sneed Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, flaggers, and barrels/cones will be present, 08/24/23 through 12/14/23 from 8 am - 5 pm. [2022-366]

 

MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 at SR-68 (LM 26.9) construction of a roundabout, and safety improvements on SR-58 near Nebo Road (LM 29.2): During this period, the contractor will be performing grading operations for construction of a new roundabout. Intermittent lane closures are possible on SR-58 and SR-68 from 8 AM to 6 PM as work is performed. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Talley Construction Company, Inc./Cleveland/CNX073]

 

POLK COUNTY SR-68 repair of the bridge over the Hiwassee River (LM 4.8): During this reporting period, the contractor will continue work on bridge repairs to the SR-68 bridge over the Hiwassee River. A temporary traffic signal system has been installed to reduce traffic to a single lane on the bridge over the Hiwassee River. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

[Mid-State Construction Company, Inc./Cleveland/CNX040]

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