Ram's Road Report through March 31st
Sunday, March 25, 2012 7:58 am
City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran is using his computer to track potential traffic challenges brought about by construction projects. Here is a list of areas to avoid ow through March 31st.
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: Road construction work continues along Maney Avenue between EVine Street and E Main Street. There will be utility construction work on E Main Street at Maney Avenue between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm. Traffic on E Main Street will be reduced to one lane through this intersection. Access drives to the local residents and businesses will be kept open at all times.Motorists are advised to use Highland Ave and Academy Street travelling north/south and State Street and Main Street travelling east/west. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
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. Paving work will begin Monday on the new section of Veterans Pkwy and the new bridge. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
MTSU Phase 3 Project (Intersection of Greenland Drive at Wiles Ct
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 2:00 PM: There will be minor lane closures on Greenland Drive at Wiles Court. Traffic signal and roadway work continues intermittently at the intersection.There will be minor traffic interruptions.Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
Atmos Project (Vine Street between University Ave and Maney Ave)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 3:00 PM: The contractor for Atmos will be installing gas lines along Vine Street between University Ave and Academy St. There will be partial lane closures and traffic interruptions on Vine Street.
Traffic Signal Work (Intersection of Rutherford Blvd and Gold Valley Drive)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Traffic signal installing work continues intermittently at this location. There will be minor traffic interruptions and partial lane closures. 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.
Consolidated Utility District (CUD) Water Line Construction Project (County Farm Road between S Church Street and Joe B Jackson)
Expected LaneClosures: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM: The contractor for CUD will be installing water lines pipes on Joe B Jackson between County Farm Roadand Stevens Bend Drive. This section of roadway will be partially closed. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on Joe B Jackson during this work. Driveway access to local residents will be kept open at all times. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
Lytle Street Sewer Construction Project (Lytle Street between Church Street and Maple Street)
Expected Lane Closures: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM: The contractor for the Water and Sewer Department will be laying sanitary sewer pipe on Lytle Street between Church Street and Maple Street. Lytle Street will be reduced to one lane with flagging operation between Church Street and Maple Street. Motorists are advised to use Burton Street and College Street. Northbound and Southbound traffic on Church Street and Maple Street will not be affected. Driveway access to local businesses will be kept open at all times. Work continues, minor traffic interruptions.
Murfreesboro Urban Environmental Landscape Maintenance Project
ExpectedLaneClosures; On Monday, March 25, Landscape Support Services will be mulching the median on Middle Tennessee Blvd between E. Main Street and Mercury Blvd. Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Middle Tennessee between 9 AM to 3 PM. Lane closure and flashing arrow board signage will be in-place.
Annual City Street Paving Project
Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM: Citymilling, paving and casting crews will be working on the following streets and subdivisions: Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions during these operations.
Cason Lane Subdivision(Cason Trail, Azure Way, Molly Trail, Amber Glen)
Georgetown Subdivision (Georgetown Ln, Commonwealth Dr, Arlington Ct, Georgetown Ct, Westover Ct)
N Maple Street (between Burton Street and McKnight Dr)
Mason Ct (between Minor Street and Cul-De-Sac)
Carver Ave (between Minor Street and Mercury Blvd)
Sun Circle (between University Street and Cul-De-Sac)
Reid Ave (between Highland Ave and University Street)