Upcoming Road and Lane Closures for Utility Work

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Upcoming Road and Lane Closures for Utility Work

Posted: 06/22/2012
 Due to utility work by KUB the following road closures will be in effect:

Middlebrook Pike Road Closure [June 22-25] - Beginning at 7 p.m. tonight and lasting through 6 a.m. on Monday, June 25, KUB and its contractor will close all lanes of traffic on a section of Middlebrook Pike between Mingle Avenue and Proctor Street for a roadway crossing as part of sewer system upgrades in this area. This road closure will be in effect continuously during the time period mentioned above. Alternate routes for thru traffic include Liberty Street and Sutherland Avenue. Alternate routes for local traffic include Proctor Street, Century Street, Fillmore Avenue, and Mingle Avenue.

Middlebrook Pike Lane Closures [June 25-27] - Following the weekend road closure for construction, there will be intermittent alternating lane closures on this same section of Middlebrook Pike daily between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. starting on Monday, June 25, and lasting through Wednesday, June 27, while roadway resurfacing work is completed.

All closures and work are weather permitting.

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.