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KNOX: TDOT road construction roundup
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KNOX: TDOT road construction roundup

TDOT provides this roundup of East Tennessee road construction every week:

KNOX COUNTY, I-640 West Ramp to Western Avenue (Exit 1): On Monday, January 7, 2013 through Wednesday, January 9, 2013, motorists should be alert for possible daily lane closures on this ramp as crews perform concrete roadway repairs. Motorists on I-640 West should be alert for possible slowed or stopped traffic and use extreme caution approaching this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 1 Kingston Pike at Everett Road: Motorists should be alert for changing conditions in this area. Motorists on Kingston Pike near Everett Road should be alert for lane closures in both directions through this bridge widening project. Everett Road between the Kingston Pike intersection and Saint Andrews Drive is closed to thru traffic for most of the duration of the project. Everett Road motorists are advised to use other routes such as Hobbs Road/Union Road and Smith Road to enter and exit this portion of Everett Road.    Motorists should be alert for changed conditions, workers present and use extreme caution through this area.

KNOX COUNTY, SR 62 (Oak Ridge Hwy. /Western Ave.) between Schaad Road and Copper Kettle Road: Motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures at various times throughout this widening project.  Motorists traveling in this area should be alert for workers and equipment present and be alert for changing traffic conditions, detours, traffic shifts and use caution through this area. Beginning Wednesday, January 9, 2013, John May Road at Western Avenue will  be closed to thru traffic for construction. South Hinton Road between Western Avenue and Third Creek Road; Jimmy Carter Road at Western Avenue and Beaver Ridge Road at Western Avenue are closed for construction.  A short section of Ball Camp Pike between Western Avenue and Goldenrod Street is closed for construction.  Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and follow signed detour routes.

KNOX COUNTY, US 441/SR 33 Henley Bridge over Tennessee River in Downtown Knoxville: The Henley Bridge is closed to traffic for bridge rehabilitation.  Motorists should follow signed detour route using James White Parkway.  For updated project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/henley/

KNOX COUNTY, SR 158 Neyland Drive approaching the Henley Bridge: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures on weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this area as crews perform overhead bridge work.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area. . For updated project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/henley/

KNOX COUNTY, SR 131 Emory Road between Gill Road and Clinton Highway: Short duration traffic stops in both directions may occur at various times through this widening project for utility and equipment crossings.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

 

For information on statewide interstate construction motorists can access the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay website at http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/tdotsmartway/

TDOT is now on Twitter.  For up to the minute traffic information in Knoxville and the Tri-Cities follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/knoxville511For statewide travel information follow www.twitter.com/TN511

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