Cynco de Mayo ushers in a season of increased construction, and Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of area to avoid through May 10th.
City Construction Projects
Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Bridge deck work continues over CSX Railroad. On Wednesday, May 7, there will be lane closures on Joe B Jackson Pkwy near Cedar Drive for water line work. Grading work continues on the north side of Joe B Jackson between Parsons Rd and S Church Street. Public utility service connection work continues along Joe B Jackson between S Church Street and Stevens Bend Road. There will be incidental lane closures for deliveries and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Overall Creek Elementary School Roadway Project (Veterans Pkwy at Mooreland Lane)
Expected Road Closures: September 3rd 2013 through June 21st 2014: Mooreland Lane at Veterans Pkwy closed in preparation for the new roadway construction and utility work. All traffic to and from Veterans Pkwy and Mooreland Lane will be detoured through State Route 96 and Rucker Lane. Proper traffic controls will be in place.
Veterans Pkwy aka Kimbro Road Widening Project (Barfield Road to Saint Andrews Drive)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: 6:30 am to 4:30 pm: Utility and grading work continues along Veterans Pkwy. Box culvert construction work continues near Valley View Subdivision. Sidewalk berms and construction slope work continues on Veterans Pkwy from Saint Andrews Dr. to Cason Lane. Curb & gutter work begins on the south side of Veterans Pkwyjust east of Cason Lane. There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions (trucks entering and exiting the job site). Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Southwest Force Main Project (W College Street/Old Nashville Highway)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Contractor for Water &Sewer Department will be installing force sewer main lines W College St/Old Nashville Highway near Thompson Lane. W College Street/Old Nashville Highway will be reduced to one lane with flagging operation. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project
Expected Lane Closures: Sunday, May 4 through Saturday, May 10, 8:00 pm to 5:00 am: There will be alternating lane closures on NW Broad Streetand W College Street for underground utility crossings. There will be lane shifts and traffic interruptions. College Street at its intersection with Memorial Blvd/Burton Street is permanently closed. College Street can still be accessed from the downtown area roadway network. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Murfreesboro Electric New Sub-Station Project (Rutherford Blvd just north of MTSU Blvd)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm: As part of new sub-station, the contractor for Murfreesboro Electric Department will be working on the utility poles along Rutherford Blvd between MTSU Blvd and Greenland Drive. There will be alternating lane closures on Rutherford Blvd northbound and southbound during this work. Traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one lane each direction. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Water & Sewer Department Sewer Rehabilitation Work
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Contractor for Water &Sewer Department will be working the following streets (Toddington Dr, Whitehall Rd, Windsor Dr, Scottland Dr, Raleigh Ct, Bradyville Pike and Stonewall Blvd). Traffic will be reduced to one lane with flagging operation. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.