Ram's Road Warrior Forecast Through August 18th!

Ram's Road Warrior Forecast Through August 18th!

Recent rains have helped to reduce dust in the air around construction sites as well as helping turn the grass green. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran says it is helping crews get their projects on target, and he issued warnings where there might be potential traffic snarls now through August 18th. 

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: Incidental construction work continues along Maney Avenue betweenBroad Street and E College Street. There will be minor traffic interruptions and no lane 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 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 continues intermittently at this location. 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 operations will continue. There will betraffic interruptions and lane closures. Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

Private Development Construction work on S. Frontage Road

Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:00 PM: Contractor for a private development along S Frontage Road will be doing waterline tie in work. There will betraffic 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.

McKnight Drive between Memorial Blvd and Grantland Ave
Van Cleave Drive between Broad Street and Park Entrance
Van Cleave Drive between Wilkinson Pike to Dead End

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