Upcoming Lane Closures Across West Tennessee Announced

Various lane closures in West Tennessee will impact traffic for repairs and installations.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced a series of possible daytime and nighttime lane closures across various locations in Region 4, impacting the 21 counties of West Tennessee. These closures, scheduled from May 8 to May 15, 2024, are necessary for repairs, new installations, and ongoing construction projects.

In Dyer County, significant projects include the repair of the bridge on US 412 (SR 20) over the North Fork Forked Deer River, leading to temporary lane closures and a reduction in speed limit to 55 MPH. Additionally, SR-181 and SR-104 will undergo resurfacing work causing further temporary lane closures.

Gibson and Carroll County will see US 79 (SR 76) undergoing grading, drainage, and paving work, resulting in temporary lane closures. Specific road closures, including Barker Road at the new SR 76 construction and adjustments to N. Jax and S. Jax Roads, will affect local traffic patterns.

Obion County’s future I-69 (Phase 3) is now open, with reduced speed limits and ongoing ramp construction. Crockett, Haywood, and Henderson counties will experience resurfacing work on several routes including US-412 (SR-20) and SR 22, affecting traffic flow with at least one lane remaining open at all times.

Madison County repairs on US412 (Parkway) and the US45 Bypass (SR186) will lead to temporary closures for asphalt repair and crack sealing. In Fayette, Lauderdale, and Shelby counties, various projects ranging from pavement repairs on SR-196 to concrete pavement repair on I-40 in Shelby County will cause lane closures and detours.

Significant closures in Shelby County also include the Shady Grove Rd. Bridge over I-240, with lane and shoulder closures for bridge repairs, and intermittent lane closures downtown for curb ramp installation. Nighttime resurfacing on Walnut Grove Rd (SR 23) and safety improvements on SR-175 (Shelby Drive) will also impact traffic.

Tipton County will see safety improvements on US-51 at Kenwood Avenue with daily lane closures. Floating maintenance in Henderson County and non-TDOT work on SR-177 (Germantown Road) in Shelby County for widening and intersection improvements will further affect traffic patterns.

Additionally, ARDOT has scheduled alternating daytime lane closures for a routine inspection of the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge, affecting traffic between West Memphis, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee.

Travelers are encouraged to stay informed about the latest construction activity and traffic conditions by visiting www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic, dialing 511 for travel information, or following TDOT on Twitter at https://twitter.com/myTDOT and https://twitter.com/NicLawrenceTDOT for updates specific to West Tennessee. TDOT reminds drivers to check conditions before traveling and to not use mobile devices while driving.

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