(MURFREESBORO) The Tennessee Department of Transportation is making high tech improvements to improve traffic flow. Eight signals on Broad Street, between Church and Thompson Lane, will be installed this Monday and Tuesday.
Modifications to signal equipment will occur during less congested traffic times between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Traffic control personnel, including flagmen and law enforcement officers, will be in place to help manage traffic flow during the signal shutdown at the following intersections (weather permitting):
As part of the Smart Corridor Project on I-24, Murfreesboro's Traffic Signal System will undergo signal upgrades at some major intersections. This work began last Thursday (11/21/2019) and will continue through Wednesday (11/27/2019). The changes are scheduled to avoid disruptions during peak volume times.
And this Monday and Tuesday (11/25-26-2019) modifications to signal equipment will occur during less congested traffic times between 9:00AM and 3:00PM. Traffic control personnel, including flagmen and law enforcement officers, will be in place to help manage traffic flow during the signal shutdown at 8 intersections on Broad Street (highway 41-70) between Church Street and Thompson Lane. intersections (weather permitting):
Murfreesboro Transportation Director Jim Kerr said, "We want motorists to be aware that some temporary delays or disruptions could occur at these intersections during the period of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. so TDOT contractors can make the necessary upgrades to the City's Signal System equipment. We want to thank the commuting public for their patience during the period of modifications to the system."
Upgrades to City Traffic System equipment will enable the system to better communicate with TDOT's I-24 Smart Corridor.