Of the weather outside is frightful, and the motorists are getting spiteful. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer and comes-up with potential traffic trouble spots for today through February 13th.
City Construction Projects
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: Traffic on Veterans Pkwy between Yeargan Rd and Barfield Rd has been switched onto the north side. Sidewalk and grading work continues on continues on the south side of Veterans Pkwy between Yeargan Road and Barfield Road. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place. There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions (trucks entering and exiting the job site).
Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:00 pm to 6:00 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 for local traffic. W Lytle Street is also closed to traffic at NW Broad Street for construction work. Retaining wall work continues as part of the southwest and southeast ramps for the new overpass. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Sewer Pump Station Project (NW Broad St at Battlefield Pkwy)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 5 pm: Contractor for Water & Sewer Department will be installing sewer lines within TDOT right-of-way/Battlefield Pkwy. A small section of Battlefield Pkwy is closed. Underground bore work continues. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
W Lytle Street Relocation Project (NW Broad St to Barker St)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:00 pm to 6:00 am: W Lytle Street is also closed to traffic at NW Broad Street for construction work. Underground utility work continues. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Middle Tennessee Widening Project (Greenland Dr to E Main St)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, The contractor will be implemented phase one traffic control plan on Middle Tennessee Blvd. Traffic on Middle Tennessee Blvd will be shifted to the east side and reduced to two lanes between Bell St and E Lytle St. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
AT&T Overhead Fiber Optic Installation Work
1) Old Fort Pkwy (between Fortress Blvd and NW Broad St)
2) W Burton St, W Lytle St and N Church St at AT&T Central Office
Expected No Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM: AT&T crews will be installing overhead fiber optic work. There will be no lane closures. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Television Inspection Project
1) Haynes Dr. between Memorial Blvd and Sulphur Springs Road.
2) Sulphur Springs Rd between Haynes Dr. and Ravenwood Dr.
3) Jetton Dr. between Hembree St and Lokey Ave
4) Ridgley Rd between Walnut St and end of Ridgley Rd
5) Walnut St between Polk St and Ridgely Rd
6) Middle Tennessee Blvd across from Virginia Ave
7) Greenland Dr between Champion Way and Old Lascassas Pike (night work between 8pm and 10 pm)
8) Apollo Dr. near E Main St
Expected Lane Closures: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: The contractor for Water & Sewer Department will be performing TV inspections of the sewer lines. Traffic will be reduced to one lane flagging operation. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.