Tag Archives: Lane Closures

Road work to begin on Melton Lake Drive next week

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 20, 2024) — Drivers who travel Melton Lake Drive can expect delays beginning Tuesday, March 26, while Oak Ridge Public Works crews conduct shoulder maintenance, weather permitting. To avoid high traffic times, work is expected to start after 8 a.m. and should be done by 3 …

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I-40 Road Work This Weekend to Impact Traffic

KNOXVILLE – Motorists traveling on I-40 in Knox County should be aware of upcoming road construction activities that will have an impact on traffic. Beginning on Friday night, March 31, there will be lane closures on I-40 East and West between MM 386.6 and MM 387.8 in downtown Knoxville as …

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Spur Tunnel construction to begin January 3  

GATLINBURG, Tenn.—Traffic on the northbound Spur will be reduced to one lane from January 3 through April 7, 2023, to allow for repairs to the Spur Tunnel. While the single-lane closures will cause temporary delays, the repairs are necessary to address water leaks and lighting improvements.   For the safety …

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Single-lane closures planned on the Bypass for tree removal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Richmond Tree Experts will implement temporary, single-lane road closures along the Bypass for tree removal Monday, December 5 through Thursday, December 8. The Bypass, between the Spur and U.S. Route 441, will remain open but motorists should expect delays. The single-lane closures …

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TDOT Halts Lane Closures During Holiday Travel

NASHVILLE – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction-related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November …

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July 4 Travelers in Tennessee Won’t be Delayed by Construction

Lane Closures Halted for Independence Day Holiday NASHVILLE – Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4 holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 2 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, …

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Upcoming Single-lane Closures on Spur for Maintenance Activity

Great Smoky Mountains National Park maintenance crews will implement temporary, single-lane closures along the north and southbound Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, beginning Monday, April 12 through Thursday, April 29. Roadside work will include litter removal, string trimming, mowing, shoulder reconditioning, culvert cleaning, and survey work in the tunnel. …

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Interstate Construction Halted for Easter Holiday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all interstate construction work this Easter weekend in anticipation of increased holiday travel. TDOT crews and contractors will stop all road construction work that requires lane closures beginning Thursday, April 1 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, April 5 at 6:00 …

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