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TDOT: Expect Construction Work In Williamson, Wilson Counties

Press Release from Tennessee Department of Transportation; March 15, 2012:

Please make special note of the closures below:

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Widening of I-65 from SR 248 (Goose Creek) to SR 96

• Thursday March 15, 8PM-5AM, There will be alternating lane closures on I-65 southbound in order to pave the roadway.

• Friday March 16, 8PM through Saturday March 17, 12 Noon, There will be alternating lane closures on I-65 southbound in order to pave the roadway and shift traffic.  One lane will remain open.

WILSON COUNTY, Resurfacing I-40 from East of SR 840 to East of US 70

• Friday March 16 through Sunday March 18, 8PM-6AM, There will be alternating lane closures on I-40 eastbound and westbound at MM 238.0 for bridge work.

WILSON COUNTY,I-40 Widening from Central Pike to East of SR-109

• Sunday March 18 through Thursday March 22, 8PM-5AM, There will be alternating lane closures of the outside travel lane of I-40, both EB and WB (closures in one direction at a time only) from Central Pike to one mile east of SR 109 to drill test borings at various locations along the shoulder.  At least one lane will remain open at all times.

For real-time updates on all TDOT projects in Tennessee, please visit our website at and click on the SmartWay logo. For the latest traffic or weather conditions, please call 511 or visit TDOT is also now on Twitter.  For up to date traffic tweets for the Nashville area follow Nashville511 ( ) on Twitter.  For statewide traffic tweets just follow TN511 ( ).  Smart phone users can use the new TDOT SmartWay Mobile website at to access TDOT’s SmartWay cameras, messages displayed on overhead Dynamic Message Signs, and information on construction related lane closures and incidents on interstates and state routes. Motorists are reminded to use all motorist information tools responsibly.  Drivers should refrain from texting, tweeting or using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle.  TDOT advises drivers to “Know before you go!” by checking traffic conditions before leaving for their destination.

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