Ram's "First You Do, and then you Don't" Traffic Report



Ram's "First You Do, and then you Don't" Traffic Report | Ram Balachandran, traffic report, Murfreesboro, construction, WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Remember the old song, "First you say you do and then you don't." Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran equates that to Tennessee weather, and that impacts construction and traffic jams. Here's how it looks today through January 19th.

City Construction Projects

Middle Tennessee Widening Project (Greenland Dr to E. Main St)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Median construction and traffic signal work continues between E Main St and Greenland Dr. E Lytle St is still 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. Faulkinberry Dr is still closed at Middle Tennessee Blvd. Appropriate traffic controls are in place.

W Lytle Street Roadway Improvement Project (Baker St to Church St)

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 are 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 Urban Environmental Department Mulching Work

  1. Middle Tennessee Blvd between E Main St and Mercury Blvd

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday, Weather Permitting, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm: Urban Environmental crews will be mulching the median along Middle Tennessee Blvd between E Main St and Mercury Blvd. There will be a moving lane closure on the southbound direction. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

  1. Medical Center Pkwy between Warren St and I-24

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Thursday, Weather Permitting, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm: Urban Environmental crews will be mulching the median along Medical Center Pkwy between Warren St and I-24. There will be a moving lane closure on the along Medical Center Pkwy in both direction. 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. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

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 and pavement marking operations.

Source: TDOT