(MURFREESBORO) What a wonderful time of the year--beautiful flowers, the smell of cut grass, enough rain to water the flowers, and a feeling of urgency to enjoy the outdoors! Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran analyzes the increased vehicle traffic and maps it with construction jobs to warn motorists of places in the city that you might want to avoid between today and May 21, 2022.
City Construction Projects
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. Site construction work continues. Appropriate traffic controls and detours will be in place.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Sidewalk Improvement Project (SE Broad St and Middle Tennessee Blvd)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm: Construction crews will be installing sidewalk and traffic signal improvements along the north side of MLK Blvd. Intermittent lane closures between Middle Tennessee Blvd and SE Broad. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Turn Lane Improvements (Medical Center Pkwy just east of Joe Knight Dr)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: As part of a private development, turn lanes will be installed on Medical Center Pkwy. There will be lane closures just east of Joe Knight Dr. Only eastbound traffic will be affected. Appropriate traffic controls and detours 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:
- Fortress Blvd, Walter Hale Ct and Medical Center Pkwy (sidewalk repair work)
- Dr Martin Luther King Blvd (final grading and sod installation work)
Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
TDOT Resurfacing Projects
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, 266
The grading, drainage, construction of two concrete bulb tee beam bridges, signals, and paving on SR 266 (Jefferson Pike) from SR 102 (LM 5.0) to east of I-840 (LM 9).
- Daily, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. There will be periodic flagging operations for construction activities.