Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County:
U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Boulevard): Weather permitting, the contractor will have lane closures throughout the project area on weeknights from 7 p.m.-6 a.m. to perform road work. They will also be working on retaining walls and bridges throughout the project area. The Manufacturers Road entrance ramp onto US 27 North has been closed until spring 2013 to allow for construction of several retaining walls and portions of new bridges. Detours are posted. The Manning Street entrance ramp to U.S. 27 North and the Manning Street and Whitehall Road exit ramps from U.S. 27 North have been permanently closed. On Thursday night, between 7 p.m.-6 a.m. the contractor will close the right lane on U.S. 27 South from the Signal Mountain Boulevard. entrance ramp to the Dayton Boulevard entrance ramp to switch traffic onto the new entrance ramp to U.S. 27 South. On Friday night, from 5 a.m.-6 p.m., the contractor will close Manning Street between the old entrance and exit ramps to U.S. 27 to set bridge girders. All work is weather permitting. Should inclement weather prevent work from being performed, it will be rescheduled to take place at the earliest possible time. During nighttime work, at least one lane will remain open in each direction. THP will assist with traffic control on the project as necessary. Estimated project completion date is December 2014.
Shallowford Road widening project from Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, including grading drainage, and paving: The contractor will be laying pipe across the roadway at several locations. This work will be performed during the day on weekdays only. Flaggers will be in place to assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is September 2013.
SR-60 construction of concrete slab bridge over branch (LM 0.44): (This project is near the Meigs County Line.) The contractor may be performing work throughout the project area between 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Flaggers will assist with traffic control. Estimated project completion date is December.