East Tennessee Road Construction Alerts for Mid-April 2024

TDOT releases weekly report of road construction projects in East Tennessee.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has released its weekly report of road construction projects and traffic alerts for the East Tennessee region. The report covers the week of April 11-17, 2024.

Motorists can expect various lane closures, ramp closures, and traffic pattern changes throughout the region as crews perform maintenance, repairs, and construction activities. Some notable projects include:

– Utility work on I-75 in Anderson County, which may involve rolling roadblocks on April 14.

– Roadway surface treatment on I-140 and SR 162 ramps in Blount County, with possible ramp closures during overnight hours.

– Bridge repair on SR 334 over CSX Railroad in Blount County.

– Resurfacing and rubblization on I-640 in Knox County, with lane reductions in place around the clock.

– Continued work on the US 129/SR 115 Alcoa Highway project in Knox County, with lane shifts and possible temporary lane closures.

– Bridge repair on SR 63 over Greasy Creek in Hancock County, with a full road closure and signed detour in place.

Motorists are advised to be alert for workers present, changes in traffic patterns and conditions, and to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones. TDOT reminds drivers to reduce their speed and obey posted signs and warnings.

For real-time traffic information and updates, motorists can visit the TDOT SmartWay website at https://smartway.tn.gov/traffic or follow TDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/knoxville511 for the Knoxville and Tri-Cities area, and www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel information.

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