Shifting of traffic lanes for the Broad Street bridge project STARTING NOW

Shifting of traffic lanes for the Broad Street bridge project STARTING NOW | Broad Street, Broad, Murfreesboro news, Murfreesboro newspaper, Murfreesboro, Broad Street bridge

We have an update on the bridge over Broad Street. Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews plan to start shifting traffic on Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro tonight (Thursday, March 13th) and it could take several days to completely shift traffic.

The phase in of construction and the shifting of traffic lanes will continue through Tuesday, March 18th, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, (excluding Saturday and Sunday). WGNS confirmed there will be alternating lane closures on Memorial Blvd./ Old Fort Parkway eastbound and westbound lanes over the CSX Railroad just west of the intersection to install traffic attenuators and a barrier rail.  This will allow crews to remove the median wall and begin construction on the other side of Memorial Blvd.

This traffic shift is part of the project to completely reconstruct the intersection of Broad St. and Memorial Blvd. /Old Fort Parkway (SR 96/SR 10) by creating a single point urban interchange.  The project will create a new bridge on Memorial Blvd. that will cross over Broad Street.  The $17.6 million project is expected to be completely finished in early summer of 2016.   

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To learn more about the project or sign up for email updates, please visit http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/SR1/.   To see renderings of what the new Broad St/Memorial Blvd. interchange will look like, visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/tndot/sets/72157634197817750/. The photos posted there are available for publication by media outlets.

 

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