Friday, December 5, 2014

Project Update

December 5, 2014 UPDATE –  KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, continued new service tie overs on Clinch Avenue, Union Avenue, and Charles Place. Work has also continued along Clinch Avenue, Union Avenue, and State Street.

Next week will be a busy week for Garney Construction crews.  On Monday, crews will also begin work in the Bacon and Company Parking lot near the corner of West Summit Hill Drive and State Street. This work will impact the parking lot and Fire Street, and a traffic flagger will be present to help with any traffic issues.

On Tuesday, December 9, crews will close State Street (between W. Church Avenue and Clinch Avenue) and Clinch Avenue (between South Central Street and S. Gay Street) for the day. Traffic wishing to enter the State Street Parking Garage must use the Union Avenue entrance only (the entrance on State Street and Clinch Avenue will be closed). Exiting traffic will still be allowed onto State Street as well as Union Avenue. Please view updated map for more detailed traffic information.

Promenade Garage Work
Volunteer Restoration crews  will resume work Monday, December 8, to complete structural steel installation, concrete column repairs, drain installation, and signage projects. This work will take approximately two weeks, is expected to only impact a few parking spaces at any given time. 

For questions related to parking, please contact LAZ Parking at 865-525-4449 ( or PBA at 865-595-3350 ( For KUB Customer Support, please contact Massamba Fall at 558-2126 (office) or 705-3501 (cell) or Ann Keener at 558-2140 (office) or 313-3212 (cell).

Attached below are photos from the past two weeks of construction activity.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – November 24 – December 5, 2014