Tis The Season of Traffic Jams!

Tis The Season of Traffic Jams! | Ram Balachandran, traffic through March 22, 2014, Murfreesboro, TN, WGNS

The bridge over broad project, coupled with other smaller ones across the city are underway. Tis the season of traffic slow downs. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran tells us where to avoid through March 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:  Bridge deck steel reinforcement work continues.  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:  Monday through Friday:  6:30 am to 4:30 pm:  Utility and grading work continues along Veterans Pkwy.  Box culvert construction and fill placement work continues between Saint Andrews Dr. and Yeargen Road.  There will be incidental lane closures and traffic interruptions. Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

Southwest Force Main Project (W College Street/Old Nashville Highway)

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday:  Contractor for Water &Sewer Department will be installing force sewer main lines W College St/Old Nashville Highway near Thompson Lane.  W College Street/Old Nashville Highway will be reduced to one lane with flagging operation.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in-place.

S Church Street Sidewalk Repair/Upgrade Project

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm:  Incidental sidewalk repair work continuous along S Church Street between CSX Bridge and Rutherford Blvd.  Work entails removing and replacing existing damaged concrete sidewalk.  There will be minor lane closures and traffic interruptions on the northbound lanes of S Church Street.  Southbound traffic will not be affected.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project

Expected Lane Closures:  Monday & Tuesday, 8:00 pm to 5:00 am:  TDOT contract crews plan to shift traffic on Old Fort Pkwy between Kings Highway and Broad Street. Weather permitting the crews will start work on Monday & Tuesday night, March 17th &18th.  There will be lane shifts and traffic interruptions.  Appropriate traffic controls will be in place.

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