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Road Construction Update as of July 4

BLEDSOE COUNTY SR-28 (MAIN ST.) TDOT Maintenance northbound at LM 15.62: Right Lane is currently shut down to one lane. investigating a possible sink hole. Further information when available.

MARION COUNTY SR-156 (STATE HWY. 156) TDOT Maintenance eastbound from LM 14.2 to LM 14.4: All lanes are shut down due to a sink hole. Traffic is using a local detour and traffic control are in place. RESTRICTIONS: SR-156 (STATE HWY. 156) roadway is closed 14.2 to 14.4

MARION COUNTY I-24 from east of Big Fiery Gizzard Creek (MM 146) to near SR-27 (US-72, MM 152): The contractor will be working on I-24 EB and WB from MM 146 to MM 152 to perform resurfacing operations. Work will be performed Sunday nights through Friday nights from 7 PM – 6 AM each night. No work will occur on Saturday nights. This work will require single lane closures in each direction leaving one lane open to traffic each way. THP and truck mounted attenuators will be on site during the work.

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY SR-111 sinkhole and culvert repair at LM 3.3: The contractor is repairing a sinkhole and culvert on SR-111 near L.M. 3.3 in Sequatchie County. The Northbound lanes have been merged and shifted on to a Southbound Lane to move around the sinkhole work area. One lane of the Southbound traffic has been closed leaving one lane open. Please use caution when driving through the work zone.

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction Phase 2: (Note: The contractor will be observing the 4th of July holiday lane closure restrictions, with no lane closures from noon on Wednesday, July 3rd until 6 AM on Monday, July 8th) Nightly lane closures will occur on this project, 9 PM to 6 AM, on I-75 North and South between Exit 1 (East Ridge) and Exit 3A (East Brainerd Road/ SR-320) and on I-24 East and West from Germantown Road to Spring Creek Road, MM182 to MM185, for various construction activities. Uniformed police officers will be present in these work zones to assist with traffic management and to enforce traffic laws. It may also be necessary to do short duration (15 to 30 minutes) rolling roadblocks during the day for patching potholes, clearing debris or to repair guardrail, attenuators, etc. The left lane on North and South Terrace between Belvoir Avenue and Spring Creek Road will be closed for installation of drainage structures, retaining and noise wall construction. Intermittent daytime non-rush hour lane closures may also be necessary throughout the period on South Terrace and North Terrace to work on utilities, street lighting, and various other construction items. All work is weather permitting. Moore Road and McBrien Road bridges over I 24 are closed as well as the entrance and exit ramps to I-24 between Belvoir Avenue and Moore Road. A continuous flow detour using Belvoir Avenue and Spring Creek Road is in place for local traffic. The closures and detour will be in place for approximately 6 months. RESTRICTIONS: Moore Road and McBrien Road over I-24 closed. I-24 Ramps between Belvoir and Moore Road closed.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-2 (E. 23RD ST.) Utility Work both directions from LM 9.69 to LM 9.94: NIGHTTIME (8 pm – 5:30 am) shoulder and lane closure on SR-2 (E. 23rd Street) between 4th Avenue and Dodds Avenue. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage, and barrels/cones will be present, 01/23/24 through 07/31/24.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-8 (CHEROKEE BLVD.) Utility Work both directions from LM 10 to LM 11: Lane shift for shoulder and lane closures on SR-8 (Cherokee Blvd) between Spring Street and Market Street. Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Trucks, signage and barrels/cones will be present, 06/20/24 through 07/22/24 from 9 am to 4 pm.

HAMILTON COUNTY I-124 (US-27) from I-24 Interchange to South of the Tennessee River Bridge: During this reporting period, daily lane closures are possible between 9 AM and 3:30 PM as the contractor begins this work. Lane closures can be on West 4th St., Off Ramp ‘M’ & ‘N’ On Ramps ‘M’& ‘R’. Motorists are advised to reduce speed in the work zone and watch for flaggers assisting with traffic control.

HAMILTON COUNTY I-75 at the Hamilton Place Mall interchange: The SR-153 southbound ramp to I-75 northbound has been reduced to one lane. Traffic shifts have been implemented on I-75 northbound, Shallowford Road entrance ramps, and Shallowford Road exit ramps. The speed limit has been reduced on I-75 throughout the project limits. Motorist should use caution as haul trucks and construction vehicles will be present.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-29 (US-27) resurfacing from Morrison Springs Road (LM 6.1) to SR-153 (LM 11.6): The contractor plans to work on the ramps and may require short term ramp closures. If ramp closures are required, they will be performed between 7 PM and 6 AM. The motoring traffic is advised to drive carefully while this work is ongoing.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-317 (Apison Pike) improvement project from SR-321 (Ooltewah-Ringgold Road) to east of Layton Lane: Lane closures and flagging operations will be required on SR-317, Apison Pike, for utility and grading work. The flagging operations will be performed on 07/08/24, 07/09/24, and 07/10/24 from 7 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 7 PM. Closures will last about 2 hours per location. The contractor will have intermittent flagging operations during daytime non-peak hours for utility work, delivery of materials and equipment.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-319 (Hixon Pike) miscellaneous safety improvements from Boy Scout Road (LM 8.5) to Thrasher Pike (LM 9.5): The contractor plans to begin demolition of curb ramps throughout the project. Intermittent right lane closures will be utilized to complete these activities. Motorist should use caution as workers will be present.

HAMILTON COUNTY SR-58 resurfacing from SR-153 (LM 4.6) to near Eller Road (LM 6.5): Resurfacing operations are ongoing. Nightly lane closures are planned from 7 PM to 6 AM. Motorist should use caution in this area.