The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced the following road closures:
In Wilson County - I-40 widening from Central Pike to East of SR 109
Thursday, Aug. 29 through Wednesday, Sept. 4, 8 p.m.-5 a.m, (excluding holiday weekend), there will be alternating lane closures on I-40 eastbound and westbound for excavation and hauling operations. One lane will remain open in each direction.
Thursday, Aug. 29 through Wednesday, Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., (excluding holiday weekend), there will be rolling road blocks on I-40 eastbound and westbound for blasting. Police officers will be utilized.
Please note the Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, Aug. 30 through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
For travel information visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway or call 5‑1‑1. You can also receive traffic alerts via TDOT’s multiple Twitter feeds, including statewide traffic tweets @TN511 or Nashville area alerts @Nashville511.
Android and iPhone users can download TDOT’s SmartWay Mobile App to assist them in navigating Tennessee highways. The app provides up-to-the-minute customized traffic information and enables the user 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. The TDOT SmartWay App is free and available for download in the Apple App Store and Play Store for Android. Other smartphone users can use the TDOT SmartWay Mobile website at http://m.tdot.tn.gov/SmartWay/ to access TDOT’s SmartWay traffic information.
As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for their destination. Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.