3-Week Closure Starts Monday

Jun 19, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Starting this coming Monday (6/21/2021) Cason Lane at State Route 99 (New Salem Highway) will be closed to all traffic. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is closing indicates that the work will take approximately 3-weeks (ending July 14, 2021). 

The closure will allow crews to install new storm drainage. Officials say that message boards are now in place and all traffic will be detoured. (see map) 


Due to the nature of the work, it is not possible to maintain a lane of travel while work is underway; however, local businesses will be open and accessible.

The City of Murfreesboro and local emergency services have also been notified.

The scheduled closure is dependent on weather and conditions underneath the roadway. Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances prevent work from occurring as scheduled, the timeline will be adjusted.

The work is part of the $28.7-million widening of state route 99, between Cason Lane and Interstate 24. The project is scheduled to be complete this coming September.

For more information on the complete widening of SR 99, visit the project website at www.tn.gov/tdot/projects/region-3/state-route-99.

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