"Boro Motorist' Challenges: August 21-27, 2011

Aug 19, 2011 at 08:11 pm by bryan


Another busy week for road improvements, and City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns 'Boro motorists where to avoid August 21st through the 27th. 

City Construction Projects

Manson Pike/Fortress Blvd Realignment Project
Expected Lane Closures: All the traffic has been shifted onto the new section of Fortress Blvd and through the new signalized intersection of Fortress Blvd and Manson Pike/John Rice Blvd (aka Gresham Lane). Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
CCTV Monitoring System Project
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM: The contractor for the CCTV expansion project will be installing new cameras along Medical Center Pkwy. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
Maney Avenue Street Improvement Project (between SE Broad Street and College Street)

Expected Road Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Road construction work continues along Maney Avenue between Broad Street and E Castle St. This section is closed to through traffic including the intersection of Maney Avenue and Castle Street. Access drives to the local residents and businesses will be kept open at all times. Motorists are advised to use Highland Ave and Academy Street travelling north/south and State Street and Vine Street travelling east/west. Work continues with road closures

Lytle Creek Sewer Replacement Project (Intersection of Hickerson Drive and West Castle Street)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Thursday: South Walnut from West Castle to the dead end section will be paved and open to traffic. Final surfacing will be done at a later time. Detour signs will be in-place. Work has begun on both sides of S. Church Street near Lytle Creek. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.

AT&T Fiber Optic Project (Broad Street between Middle Tennessee and Academy St)

Expected NO Lane Closures: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM: The contractor for AT&T will be installing underground fiber optic cables along the east side of Broad Street. There will be no lane closures. All work will be done off-street with minor interruptions at driveway entrances and exits. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.

Veterans Pkwy (New section between Barfield Road/Kimbro Road and Barfield Crescent Road)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM: The contractor will be installing storm drain across Barfield Road at the intersection of Kimbro Road. Clearing and grubbing work continues off the street between Barfield Road and Barfield Crescent Road. There will be lane closures at the intersection of Barfield Road and Kimbro Road. The traffic on Barfield Road will be controlled by stop signs. There will be flagman during the day managing the traffic.

Sewer Improvement Project (Front Street between Main Street and Broad Street)

Expected Road Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 3:00 PM: Sewer improvement work will be performed on Front Street between Main Street and Broad Street. There will be partial road closure and traffic interruptions on Front Street. Access to local businesses will be kept open. Road will be closed to through traffic. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

School Zone/Traffic Signal Work (Intersection of Bridge Avenue and Kings Highway)

Expected No Closures: Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 1:00 PM: Signal and school zone improvement work will be performed at the intersection of Bridge Avenue and Kings Highway. There will be partial lane closures and traffic interruptions.


Annual City Street Paving Project

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM: City milling crew will working on the following streets: Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions during these operations. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.

Brewster Ct between Brentmeade Drive to cul-de-sac
Overhill Ct between Brentmeade Drive to cul-de-sac
Overhill Ct between Brentmeade Drive and Vinemont Drive
Vinemont Drive between the joint to Gatherhill Drive
Thetahill Road between Vinemont Drive and Roellen Road
Roellen Road between Thetahill Road and Braxton Drive
Kirley Ct between Roellen Road to cul-de-sac
Hamblen Ct between Roellen Road to cul-de-sac
Gatherhill Drive between Roellen Road and Vinemont Drive
Trenton Ct between Roellen Road to cul-de-sac
Meadowridge Ct between Brentmeade Drive to cul-de-sac
Yorkshire Ct between Brentmeade Drive to cul-de-sac
Yorkshire Ct between Brentmeade Drive to dead end
Brentmeade Drive between Madison Ave to the joint at Memorial Blvd
Glenview Subdivision - patching and paving work.
Emerald Place - paving work

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