TDOT to perform some road work in Greene, Sullivan and Washington counties

(Source: AP)
(Source: AP)

(WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is asking motorists in our region to be on the lookout for road workers on the interstates in our region. The following is a list projects to be on the watch for as you travel along Interstate 26 and 81.

GREENE COUNTY, I-81 North and South between Mile Markers 20 and 22: On Monday, October 17, 2016, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.

HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect possible rolling roadblocks and short duration traffic stops as crews perform bridge construction. Motorists should be alert for changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, I-26 East between Mile Markers 6 and 7: On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use caution in this area.

(Source: TDOT)
(Source: TDOT)

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 126 between SR 93 and SR 36: Motorists should be alert for lane closures during daytime and nighttime hours and use caution through this bridge deck repair and resurfacing project.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, SR 346 between the Hawkins County Line and SR 36: Motorists should be alert for possible lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, I-26 between Mile Markers 22 and 23: Motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures and shoulder closures as utility crews perform work in this area. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, SR 34 between the Greene County Line and New Hope Road: Motorists should be alert for possible nightly lane closures through this resurfacing project on Sundays through Thursdays between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for workers present, slowed traffic and use extreme caution through this area.

For information on statewide interstate construction motorists can access the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay website at https://smartway.tn.gov/traffic.

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