Monday, June 29, 2015

Project Update

June 29, 2015  UPDATE - Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Closure [EXTENDED June 30 – July 2] – KUB and its contractor will close the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to traffic continuously from 6 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, until 6 p.m., Thursday, July 2, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue) remains closed during this time frame.  Also closed during this time frame is W. Church Avenue (between S. Gay Street and the KAT Station) and State Street (between Cumberland Avenue and W. Church Avenue). Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org. 

Friday, June 26, 2015

Project Update

June 26, 2015 UPDATE –  This week, Garney Construction crews continued work in State Street (between Clinch Avenue and W. Church Avenue), and in the State Street/W. Church Avenue intersection. Progress has been slow due to trench rock, but crews have completed water main installation through the intersection.

On S. Broadway Street in downtown, crews finished testing newly installed main and tied over services.

Next week, crews will continue work in Maplehurst Court with water main installation.

Over the weekend (June 27-28), the State Street/W. Church Avenue intersection will be open to traffic. State Street between Clinch Avenue and W. Church Avenue will remain closed through July 2. The intersection will be closed Monday, June 29, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.. See traffic map in the upper right hand corner of the blog for more detailed information. 









Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Project Update

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Closure [EXTENDED June 24-26, June 29] – KUB and its contractor will close the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to traffic continuously from Wednesday, June 24, through 6 p.m., Friday, June 26, and from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday, June 29, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue) remains closed daily from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. through July 2. This intersection closure necessitates that W. Church Avenue (between S. Gay Street and the KAT Station) and State Street (between Cumberland Avenue and W. Church Avenue) are also closed to traffic (parking access maintained) from  Wednesday, June 24, through 6 p.m., Friday, June 26, and from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday, June 29. The State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection will be reopened to traffic over the weekend, June 27-28. Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Project Update

June 22, 2015 UPDATE - Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Lane Closure [June 23, 25-26] – KUB and its contractor will close one lane of the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., on Tuesday, June 23, Thursday, June 25, and Friday, June 26, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. This will be a full intersection closure on Wednesday, June 24. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue remains closed through July 2). Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Closure [June 24] – KUB and its contractor will close the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to through traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., on Wednesday, June 24, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue remains closed through July 2). Parking access maintained to lots on W. Church Avenue. Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Alternate routes include Cumberland Avenue, S. Gay Street, Union Avenue, and S. Central Street. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas.. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org

Friday, June 19, 2015

Project Update

June 19, 2015 UPDATE – Due to the issues with the Pryor Brown Garage and the subsequent closure of W. Church Avenue, KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, could not complete the remaining work in S. Gay Street between W. Church Avenue and Cumberland Avenue as planned for this week. Crews continued work in S. Broadway in downtown Knoxville, and the line is being tested and will be tied into service next week. Garney Construction crews also began work in State Street (between Clinch Avenue and W. Church Avenue). This stretch of roadway is expected to remain closed until Thursday, July 2.

On Monday, June 22, Garney crews and pavers will return to S. Gay Street to complete the remaining work in the intersection of S. Gay Street and W. Church Avenue, and to complete restoration of the roadway. Weather and progress permitting, this work should be completed by Wednesday, June 24, and all lanes of S. Gay Street will be reopened. Please see below traffic advisories, and map in the upper right hand corner of this blog, for more information related to the S. Gay Street work schedule.

Crews will also begin water main work in Maplehurst Court in downtown Knoxville on Monday, June 22. No street parking will be permitted from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June 22 until July 22. Street parking will be available nights and weekends. Signs will be posted, and violators of the no parking zone will be towed. Cooperation with this policy will provide crews with a safe and unobstructed work zone, which will allow the work to be completed in a safe and timely manner. KUB and Garney Construction appreciate the cooperation of residents in the area during this time.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Maplehurst Court Road Closure [June 22 – July 22] – KUB and its contractor will close Maplehurst Court to traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. weekdays, starting Monday, June 22, until Wednesday, July 22, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. No street parking will be available during work hours, but will be available nights and weekends. Violators will be towed. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Front Avenue Road Closure [June 22] – KUB and its contractor will close Front Avenue between South Broadway and Locust Street to through traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., on Monday, June 22, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. S. Broadway Street and Locust Street will be available to access parking in the area. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Gay Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Lane Closure, S. Gay Street Lane Closures [June 22-24] – KUB and its contractor will close one lane of the S. Gay Street and W. Church Avenue intersection from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily, starting on Monday, June 22, through Wednesday June 24, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Following final construction in the intersection, paving crews will work to restore the roadway. Southbound S. Gay Street traffic will be directed west on W. Church Avenue. Eastbound W. Church Avenue traffic will be able to turn north on S. Gay Street, and continue east on W. Church Avenue through the intersection. Between W. Church Avenue and Cumberland Avenue, the two southbound lanes of S. Gay Street, and the inside northbound lane of S. Gay Street, will also be closed. Please see attached map for more detailed information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Lane Closure [June 23, 25-26] – KUB and its contractor will close one lane of the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., on Tuesday, June 23, Thursday, June 25, and Friday, June 26, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. This will be a full intersection closure on Wednesday, June 24. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue remains closed through July 2). Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street & W. Church Avenue Intersection Closure [June 24] – KUB and its contractor will close the State Street and W. Church Avenue intersection to through traffic from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., on Wednesday, June 24, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue remains closed through July 2). Parking access maintained to lots on W. Church Avenue. Motorist should follow all traffic signs and flaggers in the area. Alternate routes include Cumberland Avenue, S. Gay Street, Union Avenue, and S. Central Street. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.









Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Project Update

TRAFFIC ADVISORY 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street Road Closure [June 17 – July 2] – KUB and its contractor will close a short section of State Street to traffic between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue starting at 7 a.m., Tuesday, June 17, until 7 p.m., Thursday, July 2, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Alternate routes include W. Church Avenue, S. Gay Street, Union Avenue, S. Central Street, and Clinch Avenue. Please see attached map for more information. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Broadway Street Road Closure [EXTENDED June 17] – KUB and its contractor will close S. Broadway Street between W. Hill Avenue and Front Avenue in downtown Knoxville to traffic on Wednesday, June 17, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Front Avenue via Locust Street will be used as an alternating lane of traffic for the residences in the area, and the parking area off S. Broadway Street can be accessed from Locust Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Project Update

TRAFFIC ADVISORY 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – South Broadway Street Road Closure [EXTENDED June 16] – KUB and its contractor will close S. Broadway Street between W. Hill Avenue and Front Avenue in downtown Knoxville to traffic on Tuesday, June 16, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project. Front Avenue via Locust Street will be used as an alternating lane of traffic for the residences in the area, and the parking area off S. Broadway Street can be accessed from Locust Street. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary.

 Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use extreme caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org.