Ram's Transitional Weather ROAD REPORTS

Apr 17, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  We're still in that transition period when Tennessee weather swings from season to another. City Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran explains, "These locations are where Murfreesboro motorists might discover traffic challenges over the coming days." 

This is information covers today through April 24, 2021. 

City Construction Projects

Old Pinnacle Building Demolition Work (N Maple St at W College St)

Expected No Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday:  Site construction work continues.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.


Oakland Court Development (Lokey Ave and Academy St)

Expected Road Closures:  Monday through Friday:  As part of the Oakland Court development, Academy St will be closed to through traffic between Palm Ct and Hembree St.  Lokey Ave will also be closed at Academy St.  Appropriate traffic controls and detours will be in place.


Warrior Dr Widening Project (just east of New Salem Hwy)

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm:  City contractor will be making turn lane improvements on Warrior Dr just east of New Salem Hwy.  Shoulder, box culverts, storm drain and curb work continues.  There will be minor lane closures and traffic interruptions.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.


Annual City Street Paving Projects

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM:  City contractor will be performing construction work at the following streets:

Saint Andrews Dr between Cason Trl and Old Fort Pkwy (plating and casting work)
Cason Trl between Saint Andrews and Cason Ln (plating and casting work)
Highland Ave (plating and casting work)
Bridge Ave between Old Fort Pkwy and New Salem Hwy (plating, casting and milling work)
Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

TDOT Resurfacing Projects

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, SR 99 (New Salem Hwy) resurfacing from Cason Lane to I-24

Daily, 9AM-4PM, There will be intermittent lane closure in both directions between the intersection of Warrior Dr and the intersection of Cason Ln on SR 99 for utility and construction work.  The southbound approach on Cason Ln at New Salem Hwy will be reduced to one lane.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Spot Milling and Paving

Daily, 9AM-3PM, There will be alternating lane closures on I-840 for spot milling and paving operations between MM 53-61 and Nightly 8PM-5AM, There will be alternating lane closures on I-24 westbound from MM 96-97 and MM 74-73


Source: TDOT