Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Project Update

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Walnut Street Lane Closure [September 29-30] – KUB and its contractor crews will reduce a short section of Walnut Street between Union Avenue and Summer Place to one alternating lane of traffic from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, and Friday, September 30, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project.  The northbound lane will be closed, while the southbound lane remains open and is used to alternate traffic through the work zone. Access to area parking garages will be maintained. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Project Update

September 23, 2016 UPDATE – Next week, paving and restoration work will be performed on Henley Street. This work has been coordinated with Tennessee Department of Transportation, City of Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee. Shifting lane closures will be implemented nightly between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., starting Sunday, September 25, lasting through Friday morning September 30, to complete paving on Henley Street between Hill Avenue and the I-40 ramps. Motorists are advised to use caution and follow the implemented traffic control plan while this work is completed. Final manhole work on Clinch Avenue between Henley Street and Locust Street will also be completed. Crews will also complete remaining final restoration tasks, including sidewalk restoration and asphalt patching.

TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Henley Street Shifting Lane Closure [September 25-30] – KUB and its contractor will implement shifting lane closures on Henley Street between Hill Avenue and the I-40 ramps nightly between 6 p.m. - 6 a.m., starting Sunday night, September 25, through Friday morning, September 31, as restoration work is performed following completion of the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Motorists are advised to use caution, and should follow the traffic control measures implemented on site. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Clinch Avenue Lane Closures [September 26-28] – KUB and its contractor will implement lane closures on westbound Clinch Avenue between Locust Street and Henley Street daily between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., starting Monday, September 26, through Wednesday, September 28, to allow for safe manhole access as part of the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. One lane of eastbound, one lane of westbound, and turn access to Henley Street will be maintained while this work is performed. Motorists are advised to use caution, and should follow the traffic control measures implemented on site. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.

(Downtown Knoxville) Walnut Street Lane Closure [September 26-29] – KUB crews will reduce a short section of Walnut Street between Union Avenue and Summer Place to one alternating lane of traffic from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, Monday-Thursday, September 26-29, as work is performed on the natural gas distribution system in the area. The northbound lane will be closed, while the southbound lane remains open and is used to alternate traffic through the work zone. Access to area parking garages will be maintained. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Project Update

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Henley Street & Clinch Avenue Lane Closures [September 19-21] – KUB and its contractor will close a short section of the outside, northbound lane of Henley Street north of the Clinch Avenue intersection from 9 a.m., Monday, September 19, through 6 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, as repairs are made to the roadway surface following the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Three northbound lanes of Henley Street will remain open during this time. As part of this closure, the curbside turn lane of Clinch Avenue between Henley Street and Locust Street will also be closed. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Project Update

(Downtown Knoxville) Walnut Street Road Closure [August 28] – KUB crews will close a section of Walnut Street, between Union Avenue and Clinch Avenue, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, August 28, as work is performed on the natural gas distribution system in the area. Detour routes will include West Church Avenue, Clinch Avenue, Union Avenue, Wall Avenue, and South Gay Street. Parking access will be maintained, and flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control.

(Downtown Knoxville) W. Summit Hill Drive Lane Closure [August 28] – KUB crews will close the inside, westbound lane of W. Summit Hill Drive at the Locust Street intersection from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, as work is performed on the natural gas distribution system in the area. Both eastbound lanes, one westbound lane, and turn access to/from Locust Street will be maintained. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Project Update

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – W. Summit Hill Drive Lane Closure [August 26] – KUB and its contractor will implement a lane closure of the inside, westbound lane of W. Summit Hill Drive at Walnut Street from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Friday, August 26, to allow safe manhole access as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Turning access from Walnut Street to W. Summit Hill Drive will be maintained. Please see attached DCII Project map in the upper right hand corner of this blog for more detailed traffic information.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Cumberland Avenue & Poplar Street Lane Closure [August 26] – KUB and its contractor will implement a lane closure of the curbside, eastbound lane of Cumberland Avenue at Poplar Street, and one lane of traffic on Poplar Street, from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Friday, August 26, to allow safe manhole access as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Ingress/egress to Poplar Street will be maintained. Please see attached DCII Project map in the upper right hand corner of this blog for more detailed traffic information.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Project Update

August 23, 2016 UPDATE - Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – S. Gay Street Road Closure [Extended August 24] – KUB and its contractor will implement a closure of S. Gay Street between Cumberland Avenue and Main Street from 6-11 p.m., Wednesday, August 24, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Alternate routes include Cumberland Avenue, State Street, W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street. Please see the DCII traffic map for more detailed traffic information.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Project Update

August 22, 2016 UPDATE – On Tuesday, August 23, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., paving crews will restore the W. Church Avenue/Locust Street intersection. Crews will direct traffic around the paving work through the intersection EXCEPT for eastbound traffic on W. Church Avenue through the intersection. The eastbound lane of W. Church Avenue between Henley Street and the intersection will be closed. Please see updated map in the upper right hand corner of the blog for more detailed traffic information.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Henley Street Lane Closure [August 23] – KUB and its contractor will implement a lane closure of the curbside, northbound of Henley Street between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Tuesday, August 23, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. One northbound lane, the center turn lane, and all southbound lanes will remain open during this timeframe. As part of this work, the curbside turn lane from Clinch Avenue to Henley Street will also be closed (turn access to Henley will be maintained via the center turn lane). Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.