Drivers should plan for delays on I-40 for the weekends of June 14-16 and June 21-23
Drivers should plan for weekend delays on I-40 in the Kingston Springs area starting June 14 for a Tennessee Department of Transportation bridge repair project on the Beech Hill Road overpass at mile marker 189.
The work will require lane closures for two weekends.
This tentative schedule is as follows.
· Friday, June 14, 8 p.m. – Monday, June 17, 5 a.m. – There will be alternating lane closures on I-40 in both directions at mile marker 189 in Cheatham County (between the Pegram and Kingston Springs exits).
· Friday, June 21, 8 p.m. – Monday, June 24, 5 a.m. – There will be alternating lane closures on I-40 in both directions at mile marker 189 in Cheatham County (between the Pegram and Kingston Springs exits).
The weekend work is dependent on weather and project progress. June 28-July 1 will be the alternate weekend if needed.
The contractor plans to begin lane closures in the westbound direction for both weekends. Once that work is completed, the westbound lane closure will be opened and crews will close an eastbound lane.
There will also be overnight lane closures between 8 p.m.-5 a.m. for the repairs starting at the end of this month.
The repair project calls for heat straightening of the steel beams and structural steel repairs. The contract amount is $324,307.