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Weekly Roadway Report

ROADWAY ACTIVITY REPORT | February 6 – 12, 2020 


CUMBERLAND COUNTY | I-40 Construction of a truck climbing lane EB near MM 339, including grading, drainage, and paving: Construction signs, guardrail (westbound), and portable barrier rail (eastbound) have been installed on I-40. The contractor continues grade work and drainage activities in the median behind portable barrier rail. Motorists are encouraged to slow down, use caution, and be aware of construction personnel in the work zone and equipment that will be entering/exiting the roadway. Estimated project completion date is September 2020. 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY | I-40 resurfacing from the SR-101 ramp (LM 18, MM 322) to east of SR-1 (US-70) (LM 24.6, MM 329), including bridge repair over Daddy’s Creek and Main Street: During this reporting period, the contractor is scheduled to begin bridge repair on the eastbound and westbound bridges at mm 326. I-40 will be reduced to one lane in each direction while repairs are being made. The contractor will implement portable queue warning systems and temporary portable rumble strips as part of traffic control. Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling through the work zone. Estimated project completion date is October 2020. 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY | SR-1 (US-70) Emergency slope stabilization near LM 26.6: Construction signs, portable barrier rail, and temporary traffic signals have been installed. SR-1 (US-70) will be reduced to one lane between Godsey Road and Renegade Mountain Parkway while slope stabilization is in process. Motorists should exercise caution and pay attention to temporary traffic signals as they travel through the work zone.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY | SR-101 (Peavine Road) Grading, drainage, and paving from Firetower Road to Westchester/Catoosa Boulevard: As grade work progresses, motorists should be alert for shifts in traffic patterns to allow for construction activities. The posted speed limit has been reduced from 45 MPH to 35 MPH within the work zone. Temporary lane closures and/or traffic stoppages may be needed as construction activities continue. Motorists should reduce speed on Peavine Road and be alert for construction personnel/equipment entering and exiting the roadway. Estimated project completion date is November 2020.

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