Clarksville-Montgomery County area Tennessee Department of Transportation Work for June 7th, 2018

Tennessee Department of Transportation
Tennessee Department of Transportation – TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be a road widening of SR374, Road Closure for Blasting, through July 2018, from 9:00am-3:30pm.

There will be intermittent road closures on SR 374 between LM 2-3 for pre-split blasting. All traffic will be halted during the blasting process until all debris is removed from roadway.

Road Closure

Cheatham, Robertson, Davidson County

I-24 Resurfacing
Starting Monday, June 11th, There will be intermittent lane closures in both directions for sign installation and degrassing operations from MM 24-37.

Davidson County

On Monday, June 11th and Tuesday, June 12th, from 8:00pm-5:00am, there will be various lane closures on I-40 eastbound between MM 210-213 for bridge work. At least one lane will remain open at all times.

On Tuesday, June 12th, from 8:00pm-5:00am, there will be lane closures on I-40 westbound for milling and paving operations from MM 200-205. At least one lane will remain open.

Daily starting Monday, June 11th (excluding Sundays), from 9:00am-3:00pm, there will be alternating lane closures on SR 100 at Pasquo road for replacing storm drainage and installation of conduit for traffic signals, along with paving work. Traffic control will be utilized. One lane will remain open.

On Tuesday, June 12th and Wednesday, June 13th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, there will be lane closures on SR 45 (OHB) in both directions near Davidson Academy for milling and paving operations. At least one lane will remain open. Flagging will be utilized.

On Thursday, June 14th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, there will be alternating lane closures on SR 11 northbound (Goodlettsville area) for milling and paving work. At least one lane will remain open.

Dickson County

Starting Sunday, June 10th through Wednesday, June 20th, SR 235 (Slayden-Marion Road) in Slayden will be closed at MM 13 to replace a culvert.

Robertson County

Construction of new interchange on I-65 at SR 109
From now through June 2018, the inside lane on I-65 northbound at MM 121 will be closed for removal of existing median wall and construction of new overhead signs. Two lanes will remain open in each direction.

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Motorists are encouraged to use caution and obey reduced speed limits in all TDOT work zones, regardless of lane closure activity. Information in this report is provided to the Department of Transportation by the contractors. Most work is weather dependent and subject to change due to inclement weather.

From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic

Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel.

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination. Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.

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The Honky Tonks never led in the game but fought back from a 5-0 deficit. Former Nashville pitcher Yovani Gallardo gave up just one run over seven innings against his old team. Smolinski grounded out in the sixth to score Nick Martini to get Nashville on the board.

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“I hope I grew as a coach through the years,” Loos said. “You have coaches who win at all costs, and you have coaches who are transforming lives, not only coaching the X’s and O’s but mentoring student-athletes. I think that’s what’s going on in the OVC, and I appreciate that and I was proud to be a part of that and I would simply tell you to keep up the good work.”

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