The smell of turkeys roasting and the bustle of shopping are in the air; City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran helps you avoid the stress of traffic jams with this road report for today through November 26th. Obviously, crews will be off much of the coming week for Thanksgiving.
City Construction Projects
Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Sidewalk and driveway work continues along Joe B Jackson Pkwy between Stevens Bend Road and S Church Street. There will be incidental lane closures traffic interruptions for stone and concrete deliveries between 7 am and 8 am. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Veterans Pkwy aka Kimbro Road Widening Project (Barfield Road to Saint Andrews Drive)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday: 6:30 am to 4:30 pm: Public utility installations, grading, sidewalk and grading work continues on Veterans Pkwy. There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions (trucks entering and exiting the job site). Traffic on Veterans Pkwy has been shifted to the south side. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday, 8:00 pm to 5:00 am: There will be alternating lane closures on NW Broad Street, Ridgley Road and W College Street for underground utility crossing. There will be lane shifts and traffic interruptions. Broadmor Blvd is closed to traffic at Memorial Blvd for utility crossing construction work. Broadmor Blvd can still be accessed from NW Broad Street. W Lytle Street is also closed to traffic at NW Broad Street for construction work. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
New Walmart Project (S Church Street at Joe B Jackson Pkwy)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday: Contractor for Walmart will be making roadway improvements (adding turn lanes and traffic signals), milling and paving on S Church Street at Joe B Jackson Pkwy. There will be lane closures and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Saint Andrews Dr Sewer Line Installation Project (between Shady Forest Dr and Veterans Pkwy)
Expected Road Closures: November 20 - December 15: The Contractor for a private development will begin installing sewer lines on Saint Andrews Dr just south of Shady Forest Dr. Saint Andrews Dr will be closed to through traffic just south of Shady Forest Dr to Veterans Pkwy. Traffic will be detoured onto Armstrong Valley Road. Access to local residents will have access at all times. Appropriate traffic controls and message boards will be in-place.
Southwest Force Main Project (W College Street/Old Nashville Highway)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Wednesday: Contractor for Water & Sewer Department will be milling and paving W College St/Old Nashville Highway between Thompson Lane and Gateway Blvd. There will be lane closures and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Downtown Tree Maintenance Work (E Main St and Public Square)
Expected Lane Closures: Saturday, November 22, 7:00 am to 2:00 pm: City Urban Environmental Departmental crews will be performing tree maintenance on E Main Street and at the Public Square downtown Murfreesboro. There will be minor lane shifts and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.