Friday, July 29, 2016

Project Update

July 29, 2016 UPDATE – This week, Garney Construction crews completed installation of a new wastewater main in Main Street between Locust Street and Walnut Street.     

Crews have wrapped up all construction related activities for the weekend, and will return on site Monday, August 1. KUB and its contractor would like to remind everyone to be mindful of the areas where crews have been working, as rough pavement and gravel may be present over the weekend, and to exercise caution when walking in these areas.

Next week, paving and restoration work will occur in the following locations: Church Street United Methodist Church, Poplar Street Parking Lot, Locust Street (between Union Avenue and Summer Place) and Main Street (between Locust Street and Walnut Street). Additional crews will also move to the area in World’s Fair Park near the L&M Stem Academy to perform work on the wastewater system in the area, but this will not impact traffic.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – July 25-29, 2016







 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Project Update

(Downtown Knoxville) Neyland Drive Lane Closure [July 29 – August 7] – KUB contract crews will close a short section of the westbound, curbside lane of Neyland Drive at the Second Creek Greenway entrance near parking Lot C7/S4 Drive from 6 a.m., Friday, July 29,  through 6 p.m., Sunday, August 7, as work is performed on the wastewater collection system in the area. The inside, westbound lane and both eastbound lanes will remain open to traffic.  Access to the parking area will be maintained. Due to the work being performed, the closed lane will not reopen on weekends. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Project Update

July 22, 2016 UPDATE – This week, Garney Construction crews completed the new service tie-ins to the newly installed water main on W. Church Avenue between Walnut Street and Locust Street. Crews also completed wastewater work on Locust Street between Union Avenue and Summer Place, with additional manhole work completed on Clinch Avenue between Market Street and Walnut Street.   

Crews have wrapped up all construction related activities for the weekend, and will return on site Monday, July 25. KUB and its contractor would like to remind everyone to be mindful of the areas where crews have been working, as rough pavement and gravel may be present over the weekend, and to exercise caution when walking in these areas.

Next week, crews will move to Main Street between Walnut Street and Locust Street, and implement a road closure as indicated below. There will be a temporary closure of the Main Street/Walnut Street intersection from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, to all northbound Walnut Street traffic. Traffic will be directed east on Main Street at the intersection. Please see below traffic advisories and updated traffic map in the upper right hand corner of this blog for more detailed information.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY


Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Main Street Road Closure [July 25-29] – KUB and its contractor will close a short section of Main Street between Locust Street and Walnut Street from 6 a.m., Monday, July 25, through 12 p.m., Friday, July 29, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. As part of this work, the below traffic control measures will be implemented.

·    10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27 – Main Street/walnut Street intersection closed to northbound through traffic. All traffic will be diverted east on Main Street.

Alternate routes include Main Street, Locust Street, W. Hill Avenue, Walnut Street, S. Gay Street, Cumberland Avenue, and W. Church Avenue. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.


Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – July 18-22, 2016





 

Friday, July 15, 2016

Project Update

July 15, 2016 UPDATE – This week, Garney Construction crews completed the installation of new wastewater main on W. Church Avenue between Henley Street and Locust Street. Crews also completed water main installation on the block of W. Church Avenue between Locust Street and Walnut Street.  

Crews have wrapped up all construction related activities for the weekend, and will return on site Monday, July 18. KUB and its contractor would like to remind everyone to be mindful of the areas where crews have been working, as rough pavement and gravel may be present over the weekend, and to exercise caution when walking in these areas.

Next week, crews will return to W. Church Avenue to complete service tie-ins to the newly installed main near the Locust Street intersection. Additional crews will also return to Locust Street between Summer Place and Union Avenue. On Monday, a crew will work on Clinch Avenue between Market Street and Walnut Street. Access to parking areas will be maintained. Please see below traffic advisories and the updated map in the upper right hand corner of this blog for more detailed information. 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – July 11-15, 2016  




TRAFFIC ADVISORY

(Downtown Knoxville) Union Avenue Road Closure [July 17] – KUB crews will close a section of Union Avenue between Locust Street and Walnut Street from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday, July 17, as work is performed on the water distribution system in the area. Access to businesses in the area will be maintained, and flagmen will be on site to assist with traffic control. Alternate routes include Locust Street, West Church Avenue, Walnut Street, and Clinch Avenue. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Project Update

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Walnut Street Lane Closure [July 12] – KUB and its contractor have reduced a section of Walnut Street between W. Summit Hill Drive and Wall Avenue to one alternating lane of traffic effective immediately through 6 p.m. this evening, Tuesday, July 12,  as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. The northbound lane is closed, while the southbound lane remains open and is being used to alternate traffic flow. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Project Update

July 11, 2016 UPDATE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – W. Church Avenue Lane Closure [July 12-22] – KUB and its contractor will reduce a short section of W. Church Avenue between Locust Street and Walnut street to one alternating lane of traffic from 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, through 6 p.m., Friday, July 22, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic, and alternate routes to avoid congestion include Locust Street, Clinch Avenue, Walnut Street, and Cumberland Avenue. The contractor will make every effort to open at least one lane of traffic on weekends.  Please see the DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Project Update

July 8, 2016 UPDATE – This week, Garney Construction crews continued work on W. Church Avenue between Henley Street and Locust Street. Work also began on manholes located on Henley Street between Clinch Avenue and Main Street.

Crews have wrapped up all construction related activities for the weekend, and will return on site Monday, July 11. KUB and its contractor would like to remind everyone to be mindful of the areas where crews have been working, as rough pavement and gravel may be present over the weekend, and to exercise caution when walking in these areas.

Next week, crews will continue work on W. Church Avenue between Henley Street and Locust Street. Additionally, crews will return to Locust Street between Summer Place and Union Avenue for wastewater work. Intermittent lane closures will continue Monday on Henley Street to allow access and work on manholes. Please see traffic advisories below and updated map in the upper right hand corner of the blog for more detailed information.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – July 5-8, 2016