Weekly Road Construction Report

  • Monday, March 20, 2023

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: 

BRADLEY COUNTY SR-40 (WATERLEVEL HWY.) Utility Work westbound from LM 2.04 to LM 8.62: Shoulder and single lane closures from Hancock Road NE to Durkee Road NE. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, drums/cones, and flaggers will be present, 02/23/23 through 03/27/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2022-263]

 

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. 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./Wagner/CNV130]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-24 interchange improvement at SR-2 (US-11, US-41, US-72, Broad Street) and SR-58 (Market Street): Williams Street is closed to all traffic at the I-24 underpass to support the installation of new storm drainage structures for the new frontage road. Traffic will still be able to access the ramps to I-24 and US-27, but no through traffic will be allowed on Williams Street between West 21st Street and West 25th Street. Traffic will detour around the closure via West 21st Street and Broad Street. Signs will be posted. The contractor will be working on new bridge construction, storm drainage structures, and utility relocation. The US 27 N on-ramp at William St. has been closed and it will remain closed until the new alignment for this ramp is completed. There will be marked detour signs to use the Broad St. US 27 on-ramp. The contractor has opened up the new Broad St exit off I-24 and closed the existing exit to the Broad St that is off the US27 S exit. Traffic from US 27 S that needs to access Broad St. will use the Williams St. exit. Detour signs are in place. The motoring public needs to be aware of the changes. The US 27 South ramp onto I-24 East will be reduced to 2 lanes with the Williams St. exit still open. This ramp will be this way for several months and traffic is advised to drive with caution in this area. During this reporting period, from 9 AM - 3:30 PM, there will be a temporary lane shift on the Williams St. off ramp during this time period. On Thursday night from 9 PM - 6 AM, due to installing storm drain at the entrance to the Market St. I-24 E on-ramp, the contractor will temporary close the Ramp so that they can do this work. There will be a signed Detour route for Traffic that usually uses this ramp. On Sunday night from 9 PM - 6 AM, the contractor will temporarily be closing I-24 E, exit 178A. Also, on Sunday night the contractor will be closing one lane on the US 27 S ramp to I-24 E. On Monday and Tuesday from 9 PM-6 AM, the contractor will be closing one lane on I-24 E from MM 177-179 to remove barrier rail on I-24. Also, this work will require that the existing exit 178 be temporarily closed for this work. There will be a marked detour for traffic wanting to exit 178 to use exit 180A.

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

 

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction Phase 2: Weather permitting, the contractor will implement single lane closures between the hours of 9 PM until 6 AM Sunday through Thursday, at following locations: I-24 WB MM 185 to MM 183 and North Terrace, I-75 NB MM 2 to MM 4, I-75 SB MM 4 to MM 2.

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

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (E. 23RD ST.) Utility Work both directions at LM 9.87: Interior lane closure between 4th Avenue/ S. Kelly Street and S. Watkins Street. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction personnel. Trucks, signage, barrels/cones, and flaggers will be present, 03/20/23 through 03/22/23 from 8 am – 4 pm. [2019-507]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (LEE HWY.) Utility Work southbound at LM 18.04: Shoulder and single lane closures from Shallowford Road to Hickory Valley Road. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction personnel. Trucks, signage, cones/barrels, and flaggers will be present, 03/20/23 through 03/22/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2023-100]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (US-11, US-64) McCallie Tunnel cleaning: The contractor will be cleaning this tunnel on Wednesday from 8 PM-6 AM. As this work is being done, there will be one lane closed in each direction.

[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Curtis/CNW197]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-312 (BIRCHWOOD PK.) Utility Work both directions at LM 2.26: Shoulder and single lane closures from Eldridge Road to Sam Smith Road. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction personnel. Trucks, signage, cones/barrels, and flaggers will be present, 03/21/23 through 03/22/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2023-135]

 

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 03/16/23, 03/17/23, 03/20/23, 03/21/23, and 03/22/23 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. There will also be flagging operations along Spalding Dr for the construction of Bridge 1.

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

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (E. MAIN ST.) Utility Work both directions at LM 7.58: Interior lane closure between Jefferson Street and Madison Street. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction personnel. Trucks, signage, barrels/cones, and flaggers will be present, 03/13/23 through 03/22/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2023-062]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (E. MAIN ST.) Utility Work eastbound from LM 5.94 to LM 6.38: Shoulder and single lane closures from S. Orchard Knob Ave and S. Watkins Street. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, and barrels will be present, 12/01/22 through 03/31/23 from 9 am - 2 pm. [2022-754]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (MARKET ST.) TDOT Bridge Inspection both directions from LM 9.65 to LM 10.13: On 03/19/23, the Market Street Bridge will be closed both directions for the quarterly lift operation from 8 AM – 1 PM. Traffic detours will be in place.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (RINGGOLD RD.) Utility Work westbound at LM 1.44: Shoulder and single lane closures from Slater Road to Castleberry Avenue. Motorists should reduce speed and use caution while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction personnel. Trucks, signage, cones/barrels, and flaggers will be present, 03/20/23 through 03/22/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2023-092]

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (US-127) construction near Palisades Road (LM 15.2) to near Sunset Drive (LM 15.4): The contractor has closed the right lane going up the Signal Mountain Road from LM 15 (about 1/2 Mi from Palisades Road) to past Sunset Drive. This closure will be in effect for several months during the duration of this project. There will be intermittent lane closures on Signal Mountain Road as the contractor will have flaggers out as they work. Due to the possibility of flaggers stopping traffic, traffic should be aware of possible delays in this area.

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

 

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (US-127) Stringers Ridge Tunnel cleaning: On Wednesday of this reporting period from 8 PM-6 AM, the tunnel will be closed as the contractor washes the tunnel. There will be signs directing traffic to go for the detour around the closure.

[Diamond Specialized, Inc./Curtis/CNW197]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-163 bridge repair over Chestuee Creek (LM 11.7): During this reporting period, the contractor will continue bridge repairs on the bridge over Chestuee Creek. Traffic on the bridge over Chestuee Creek on SR-163 at LM 11.74 will be reduced to a single lane controlled by a traffic signal. Maximum horizontal clearance will be limited to 11’. Wide load detour routes will be posted. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone. RESTRICTIONS: Maximum horizontal clearance 11 feet.

[Jamison Construction, LLC/Wagner/CNW282]

 

MCMINN COUNTY SR-2 (CONGRESS PKWY.) Utility Work westbound from LM 12.93 to LM 12.1: Mobile shoulder closure along SR-2 between the intersection of Congress Pkwy and Dennis Street and the intersection of Congress Pkwy and Rocky Mount Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, cones, and flaggers will be present, 08/15/22 through 04/12/23 from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. [2022-019]

 

MEIGS COUNTY SR-58 (STATE HWY. 58) Utility Work southbound from LM 14.22 to LM 9.35: Mobile shoulder and single lane closures from Goodfield Road to Cottonport Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, cones, and flaggers will be present, 01/26/23 through 03/22/23 from 9 am – 2 pm. [2022-366]

 

RHEA COUNTY SR-302 (OLD DIXIE HWY.) Utility Work both directions from LM 0.01 to LM 2.5: Mobile shoulder and lane closures on SR-302 as crews transition work zones between SR-30 and Taylor Road. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Signage and flaggers will be present, 10/06/22 through 03/25/23 from 9 AM - 2:30 PM. [2022-643]

 

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