'Boro Road Challenges Now Thru August 25th

'Boro Road Challenges Now Thru August 25th

Road crews continue to work at break-neck speed in an effort to finish projects before the seaon changes. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran reports potential areas of motorist' frustration in the 'Boro now through August 25th. 

City Construction Projects

Veterans Pkwy (New section between Barfield Road/Kimbro Road and Barfield Crescent Road)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Contractor will begin paving the new section of Veterans Pkwy between Barfield Road and Barfield Crescent Road. There will be traffic interruptions and minor delays during the paving operations. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

TDOT Intersection Improvement Project (Medical Center Pkwy between I-24 EB Off-Ramp and Asbury Lane)

Expected LaneClosures: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM: The contractor for TDOT will be making on-ramp improvements and striping modifications on Medical Center Pkwy between I-24 EB Ramp and Asbury Lane. There will be alternate lane closures and traffic interruptions. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times.

Atmos Energy Bare Main Replacement Project

1) Burton Street between N Front Street and Maple Street:  Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor for Atmos Energy will be replacing gas lines along the south side of Burton Street between N Front Street and Maple Street. Work will begin at Front Street and will proceed in an easterly direction along the south side of Burton Street. Burton Street will be reduced to one lane with flagman directing traffic. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

2) Kings Hwy between Bridge Avenue and Old Salem Road:  Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor for Atmos Energy will be replacing gas lines along Kings Hwy between Bridge Ave and Old Salem. Work will begin near Bridge Ave and will proceed in a southerly direction along the east side of Kings Hwy. There will be heavy work activities between Villa Street and Old Salem Rd. There will be lane closures on the west side of Kings Highway between Bridge Ave and Old Salem Rd. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

New Traffic Signal Work (Intersection of Manchester Hwy and Joe B Jackson Pkwy)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Traffic signal installing work continuesat this location. The new signal will be put in ‘Flash” mode mid-week. There will be minor traffic interruptions and partial lane closures. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Joe B Jackson Pkwy Intersection Improvement (Joe B Jackson Pkwy at Amazon Site)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: City contractor will be installing traffic signal poles and constructing right turn lanes on Joe B Jackson Pkwy at the Amazon site. Eastbound traffic on Joe B Jackson will be reduced to one lane. Milling and paving work continues. There will betraffic interruptions and lane closures. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Private Development Sewer Construction work on Patterson Ave off Old Salem Rd

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Contractor for a private developmentwill be installing sewer lines on Patterson Ave near Old Salem Road. There will beminor traffic interruptions and lane closures. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Annual City Street Paving Project

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Citymilling, paving, striping and casting crews will be working on the following streets and subdivisions: Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions during these operations.

Haynes Drive from Thompson Lane east to Pavement Joint

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