Hot Temps Flair Traffic Now Thru July 7th!

Hot Temps Flair Traffic Now Thru July 7th!

Hot weather and construction projects don't mix, but City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran says Independence Day will help--but warns motorists to be on-the-lookout for sizzling jams other days through July 7th. 

City Construction Projects

Maney Avenue Street Improvement Project (between SE Broad Street and College Street)

Expected Road Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Striping and incidental construction work continues along Maney Avenue betweenBroad Street and E College Street. There will be minor traffic interruptions and partiallane closures during this work.Access drives to the local residents and businesses will be kept open at all times.Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

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

Expected Lane Closures: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM: The traffic on Barfield Crescent Road has been shifted to the south side near Lone Oak Drive. Appropriate lane shiftsigns and pavements markings are in-place. Contractor has started road work on the north side. Barfield Church Road between Barfield Crescent Road and Barfield Road will be closed to through traffic. Access to local residents on Barfield Church Road will be kept open at all times. The construction of the bridge over Stones River continues.Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.

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 College 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 College Street and Maple Street. Work will begin near College Street and will proceed in an easterly direction along the south side of Burton Street. Monday through Wednesday, 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 lane closures on the west side of Kings Highway between Bridge Ave and Old Salem Rd. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

West Main Street Sewer Extension Project (West Main Street between Bridge Ave and Broad Street) 

Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor for the Water and Sewer Department will be laying sanitary sewer pipe crossing West Main Street (south to north) between Bridge Ave and Broad Street. There will be partial lane closures and traffic interruptions on West Main Street. Driveway access to local businesses will be kept open at all times. Appropriate traffic controlswill be in place. 

Lytle Street Water Line Construction Project (Lytle Street between Maple Street and Spring Street)

Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor for the Water and Sewer Department will be laying water lines on Lytle Street between Church Street and Spring Street. Lytle Street will be closed between Church Street and Spring Street. Motorists are advised to use Burton Street and College Street. Northbound and Southbound traffic on Maple Street, Church Street and Spring Street will not be affected. Driveway access to local businesses will be kept open at all times.

Bill Smith Dr Pavement Repair Work (between Manson Pike and Fortress Blvd)

Expected Lane Closures: Thursday - Friday: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor will be doing pavement repair work on Bill Smith Drive between Manson Pike and Fortress Blvd. Bill Smith Drive will be closed between to through traffic. Driveway access to local businesses will be kept open at all times. 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.

Chamberlain Drive between Memorial Blvd and Kingwood Dr

Byrd Ave between Memorial Blvd and Kingwood Dr

Allen Dr between Clark Blvd and Sunset Dr

Second AveArea (First Ave, Castle St, Monroe St, Berry St, Sun St and Reid St)

Albany Ct between Sulphur Springs Rd and Dead End

Compton Road Area (Carlyle St and Castlemere Dr)

Haynes Drive from Thompson Lane east to pavement joint

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