(MURFREESBORO) A wintry blast, mixed with sleigh bells--often creates traffic challenges. Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where you might like to avoid between today and December 15, 2018.
City Construction Projects
Middle Tennessee Widening Project (Greenland Dr to E. Main St) (Est Substantial Completion November 2018)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Traffic on Middle Tennessee Blvd is reduced to two-lanes two-way between Bell St and Greenland Dr. E Lytle St is closed at Middle Tennessee Blvd. The section of E Lytle St between N Bilbro Ave and Middle Tennessee Blvd is only open to local traffic. Median construction and traffic signal work continues between E Main St and Greenland Dr. Faulkinberry Dr is still closed at Middle Tennessee Blvd. Traffic on Middle Tennessee Blvd between Bell St and Greenland Dr will be shifted to the west and east side and construction work in the median continues along Middle Tennessee Blvd. Appropriate traffic control will be in place.
W Lytle Street Roadway Improvement Project (Baker St to Church St) (Est Substantial Completion November 2018)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: W Lytle St is re-opened to traffic. Incidental construction work continues along W Lytle St. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Turn Lane Improvements (Medical Center Pkwy at Warren St/New Fire Station)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm: Contractor will be adding a right turn lane on Medical Center Pkwy at the new fire station/Warren St. Eastbound traffic on Medical Center Pkwy will be reduced from two lanes to one lane. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place. Westbound traffic will not be affected.
City Streets Department Tree Maintenance and Removal Work (Northfield Blvd at just west of Sulphur Springs Rd)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday, Weather Permitting, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm: City streets department crews will be removing trees along the north side of Northfield Blvd at just west of Sulphur Springs Rd. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on Northfield Blvd. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place. Eastbound traffic will not be affected.
Annual City Street Paving Projects
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: City paving contractor will be adjusting manholes, pull boxes paving and striping on the following streets:
- John Rice Blvd at Old Fort Pkwy
- Eagle St between Atlas St and Baird Ln
- Black Bear Trail
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 alternating lane closures between the intersection of Barfield Drive and SR99 for the placement of bridge beams over West Fork Stones River.
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, The resurfacing on SR10 from SR 268 to the Wilson County Line
- Daily, 9AM-3PM, There will be alternating lane closures on SR 10 for paving operations.