Tag Archives: Public Works

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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Public Works to repair South Illinois Avenue this month

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2023) — Oak Ridge Public Works crews will be conducting asphalt repairs on South Illinois Avenue beginning October 23. The work will begin on South Illinois Avenue near Oak Ridge Turnpike and travel toward Lafayette Drive and Scarboro Road. Crews will repair various locations along …

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TDOT to begin Oak Ridge Turnpike resurfacing this week

Asphalt paving. Paver machine and workers. Envato Elements. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2023) – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contractors will begin resurfacing Oak Ridge Turnpike this week. Beginning Wednesday evening, crews are set to start milling on the east end of Oak Ridge Turnpike and will travel west …

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City of Norris Spring Cleanup

Spring Cleanup will run April 17th-April 21st. The City of Norris will pick up objects at curbside that are not too heavy for two men to handle. Items that CANNOT be picked up include Tires, paint, solvents, unused cleaning supplies, freezers, refrigerators, ice makers, dehumidifiers, large appliances, building materials, or …

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Repairs set for gravel section of Tuskegee Road

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (July 15, 2022) – The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will conduct road repairs to the gravel section of Tuskegee Road from Tuesday, July 19 to Friday, July 22, 2022, weather permitting. The work will require sections of the road to be closed for the …

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Asphalt Repairs to Begin on S. Illinois Avenue

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department has begun to make asphalt repairs to S. Illinois Ave, from the intersection with Oak Ridge Turnpike to the intersection with S. Tulane Ave/Tuskegee Ave. Repairs will be made across all lanes going in both directions. Crews will …

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Pavement condition data collection to begin in Oak Ridge this week

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2021) – Oak Ridger’s may notice a van conducting pavement condition assessments and inspection work around the City beginning as early as this week. The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), which is a collaborative group of public agency planning partners including Oak Ridge, assigns …

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Patrick Berge named new Oak Ridge Public Works Director

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2021) – The City of Oak Ridge has named Patrick Berge as its new Public Works Director. Berge, who previously served as Oak Ridge Public Works Utility Manager, has served as Interim Public Works Director since former Director Shira McWaters passed away in June. He …

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