Repairs and Paving Underway on I-40 in Benton County

TDOT is performing repairs and paving on I-40 in Benton County.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced that crews are currently undertaking repair works on Interstate 40 in Benton County, Tennessee. With the arrival of warmer weather, hot mix asphalt has become available, enabling the department to address and repair specific sections of the interstate near the Tennessee River.

TDOT has been conducting alternating lane closures between mile markers 126 and 133 on both east and westbound lanes for milling operations. These activities are part of a larger effort to improve the condition of I-40 in this area. Following the milling, crews are set to begin paving the prepared spots today and tomorrow.

This stretch of I-40 is also slated for a comprehensive resurfacing later this summer, underlining TDOT’s commitment to maintaining and enhancing the state’s highway infrastructure.

For real-time construction updates and live camera feeds of traffic conditions, TDOT encourages travelers to visit Additionally, travel information can be accessed by dialing 511. Social media users can follow TDOT on Twitter for updates specific to statewide travel at, and for West Tennessee, at

TDOT reminds drivers to stay informed about travel conditions before departing and emphasizes the importance of not using mobile phones for texting, tweeting, or calling while driving.

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