Rainfall mixed with construction has created areas that create challenges for 'Boro motorists. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid through April 29th.
City Construction Projects
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, Memorial Blvd, Old Fort Pkwy and Ridgley Road for construction of the new Overpass. There will be lane shifts and traffic interruptions. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. Broadmor Blvd is closed to through traffic for construction work. W Lytle Street at Broad St is opened to traffic and is restricted to right-in and right-out movements only. Westbound traffic has been shifted to the north side to align with the newly constructed ramp. On Broad St, the northbound and southbound left turn movements can only be made during a protected turn signal phase. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
W Lytle Street Roadway Improvement Project (Baker St to Church St)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: W Lytle Street will be closed to through traffic between Walnut St and Maple St for construction work. N Maple St between College St and Burton St and W Lytle St between N Maple St and N Walnut St will be closed to through traffic until end of May, 2017. Access driveways to local businesses will be kept open. Starting Wednesday, April 26 through Friday, May 12, the intersection of N Walnut St and W Lytle St will be closed for storm drain installation work. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
Rutherford County Judicial Center Project (between Burton St and Lytle St)
Expected Lane Closures: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - April, 30 2017: As part of the Rutherford County Judicial Center construction, Burton St between Maple St and Church St will be closed to traffic to make roadway improvements. Burton St traffic will be detoured onto College St. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.
Middle Tennessee Widening Project (Greenland Dr to E Main St)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Traffic on Middle Tennessee Blvd has been shifted to the east side and reduced to two-lanes two-way between E Main 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. Monday and Tuesday night, 8:00 pm to 5:00 am, Middle Tennessee Blvd at E Main St will be reduced to one lane flagging operation and on Wednesday night, Middle Tennessee Blvd just south of Division will be reduced to one lane flagging operation for utility installation work. Appropriate traffic control signs and message boards will be in place.
Maples Development Turn Lane Improvements (Manchester Pike at Maples Farm Dr) Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm: Contractor for Maples Development will be paving the turn lanes on Manchester Pike at Maples Farm Dr. Traffic on Manchester Pike will be reduced to one lane flagging operation. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
TDOT Roadway Improvements and Signalization Project (Manchester Pike at Dalton Mankin Rd) Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm: Contractor for TDOT will be making roadway and signalization improvements on Manchester Pike at Dalton Mankin Rd. There will be minor lane traffic shifts and traffic interruptions on Manchester Pike. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.
TDOT Resurfacing I-24 from east of the CSX Railroad bridge (L.M. 19.07) to east of Epps Mill Road (L.M. 26.55) (Rutherford County)
Monday April 24 through Wednesday April 26, 8PM at 5AM: There will be alternating lane closures on I-24 Eastbound and Westbound from east of bridge over CSX Railroad (LM 19.07) to east of Epps Mill Road (LM 26.55) for Cold Planing (milling) operations. One lane will remain open in each direction.
One (1) Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers is requested to be onsite beginning Monday April 24 through Wednesday April 26, 8PM at 5AM, for cold planning(milling) operations at the locations listed above. THP can meet Hoover at exit 89.
Annual City Street Paving Project
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: City paving contractor will be adjusting castings and paving the following streets:
1) Bellchase Dr, Lynnford Dr, National Dr, Taylor Place and Shelley Dr - paving
2) Middle Tennessee Blvd between SE Broad St and S Church St - Paving
3) Middle Tennessee Blvd at S Church St - Traffic signal pavement loop installation
There will be lane closures and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.