Ram-Bunctious Road Report Through April 26th

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Road projects are now in full swing, and traffic challenges are creating tension all around the 'Boro. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid between today and April 26. 

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 work continues over CSX Railroad.  Box culvert construction work continues on the north and side of Joe B Jackson Pkwy near S Church Street.  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. On Saturday, April 19, 7 am to 5 pm, there will be traffic detours on Joe B Jackson between Annell Dr and Cedar St for storm drain work.

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.

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.

Turn Lane Improvement Project (just north of NW Broad Street and Florence Road)

Expected Road Closures:  Mondaythrough Friday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm: Construction crews willbe constructing a left turn lane on NW Broad Street just north of Florence Road.  There will be lane closures and traffic interruptions on NW Broad Street.  Appropriate traffic controls and will be in place.

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City Traffic Engineer, Murfreesboro, Ram Balachandran, WGNS
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