Ram Says Spring Weather Brings Road Challenges!

Ram Says Spring Weather Brings Road Challenges! | Ram Balachandran, Murfreesboro construction, traffic jams, WGNS

Spring temps allow construction crews to ramp-up work on projects. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns the daffodil weather may usher in traffic jams. Here's his 'Boro report for today through February 22nd.

City Construction Projects

Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street)

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm:  Storm pipe installation work continues on the north side of Joe B Jackson Pkwy between S Church Street and Parson Road.  Public utility service connection work continues along Joe B Jackson between S Church Street and Stevens Bend Road.  There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Overall Creek Elementary School Roadway Project (Veterans Pkwy at Mooreland Lane)

Expected Road Closures:  September 3rd 2013 through June 21st 2014:  Mooreland Lane at Veterans Pkwy closed in preparation for the new roadway construction and utility work.  All traffic to and from Veterans Pkwy and Mooreland Lane will be detoured through State Route 96 and Rucker Lane.  Proper traffic controls will be in place.

Veterans Pkwy aka Kimbro Road Widening Project (Barfield Road to Saint Andrews Drive)

Expected Lane Closures:  Mondaythrough Friday6:30 am to 4:30 pm:  Utility work continues along Veterans Pkwy.  There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

Atmos Energy Project (W College Street/Old Nashville Highway between Thompson Lane)

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday:  Atmos Energy will be replacing high pressure steel main lines W College St/Old Nashville Highway near Thompson Lane.  There will be lane closures and traffic interruptions on W College Street/Old Nashville Highway.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Water and Sewer Line Project (Warrior Drive east of New Salem Highway)

Expected Road Closures:  Monday8:00 am to 6:00 pm: Construction crews willbe installing water and sewer lines on Warrior Drive just east of New Salem Highway.  Traffic on Warrior Drive will be reduced to one lane flagging operation.  Appropriate traffic controls and will be in place.

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