KUB Lane Closures on Church, Clinch, Gay, Cumberland and Island Home

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Eric Vreeland
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KUB Lane Closures on Church, Clinch, Gay, Cumberland and Island Home

Posted: 08/19/2016
Due to utility maintenance, KUB Lane Closures on Church, Clinch, Gay, Cumberland and Island Home.

(Downtown Knoxville) W. Church Avenue/Walnut Street Intersection Closure [August 21-22] – KUB crews will implement the below traffic control measures from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., on Sunday, August 21, and Monday, August 22, as work is completed on the natural gas distribution system in the area: 

• Road Closure – Walnut Street between W. Church Avenue and Union Avenue 
• Lane Closure – Both eastbound lanes of W. Church Avenue between Walnut Street and Market Street. The westbound lane will remain open and be used to alternate traffic to surface parking lots.   

Parking access and hotel access will be maintained on W. Church Avenue. Flaggers will be on-site to assist with traffic control, and follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary. 

(Downtown Knoxville) Clinch Avenue Road Closure [August 22-26] – KUB crews will close a short section of Clinch Avenue between S. Gay Street and Market Street to traffic from 9 a.m., Monday, August 22, through 3 p.m., Friday, August 26, as work is performed on the electric distribution system in the area. Alternate routes include S. Gay Street, W. Church Avenue, Market Street, Wall Avenue, Walnut Street, and Union Avenue. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary. 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – S. Gay Street Road Closure [August 22] – KUB and its contractor will implement a closure of S. Gay Street between Cumberland Avenue and Main Street from 6-11 p.m., Monday, August 22, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. Alternate routes include Cumberland Avenue, State Street, W. Church Avenue, Locust Street, and Main Street. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information. 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Cumberland Avenue Lane Closure [Extended August 22-23] – KUB and its contractor will implement a lane closure of the curbside, eastbound lane of Cumberland Avenue between Estabrook Road and Poplar Street from 6 a.m., Monday, August 22, through 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade project. This work was delayed due to weather. One eastbound lane and both westbound lanes will remain open to traffic. Parking access to the UT Staff Parking Lot and the Poplar Street Parking Lot will be maintained. Follow up advisories will be issued as necessary. Please see attached DCII Project map for more detailed traffic information. 
  
(South Knoxville) Island Home Avenue Lane Closure [August 22] – KUB contract crews will reduce a section of Island Home Avenue to one alternating lane of traffic between McCormick Street and the James White Parkway overpass from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday, August 22, as work is performed on the water distribution system in the area. The eastbound lane will be closed while the westbound lane remains open and is used to alternate traffic. Flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control. 

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 caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at www.kub.org.