West Tennessee Lane Closures Planned for April 17-24, 2024

TDOT announces temporary lane closures across West Tennessee for road repairs and improvements.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced various temporary lane closures across West Tennessee from April 17 to April 24, 2024. These closures will allow for road repairs, resurfacing, safety improvements, and new installations in several counties.

In Dyer County, the repair of a bridge on US 412 (SR 20) over the North Fork Forked Deer River will cause temporary lane closures, with traffic reduced to one lane in each direction and a reduced speed limit of 55 MPH. Resurfacing projects on SR 181 and SR 104 will also result in temporary lane closures.

Gibson and Carroll counties will see temporary lane closures on US 79 (SR 76) due to grading, drainage, and paving work. Some local roads, such as Barker Road and N. Jax Road, will be permanently closed or turned into dead-end roads as a result of the construction.

In Shelby County, there will be ongoing temporary lane closures along Airways Blvd. and Ketchum Rd. until June 1, 2024, to perform safety improvements and storm drainage installation. The Shady Grove Rd. Bridge over I-240 will be closed until August 30th for repairs, causing lane and shoulder closures on I-240 near the construction area.

Other counties affected by the temporary lane closures include Crockett, Haywood, Madison, Fayette, Lauderdale, and Tipton. Motorists are advised to check travel conditions before leaving for their destinations and to use all motorist information tools wisely. Drivers should never tweet, text, or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.

For the latest construction activity and live-streaming SmartWay traffic cameras, visit www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic or follow TDOT on Twitter at https://twitter.com/myTDOT for statewide travel or https://twitter.com/NicLawrenceTDOT for West Tennessee updates.

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