Work on ramps, roads begins; Exit 117 ramp to be closed

Coffee Street in Manchester 

State Routes in Coffee County and I-24’s Exit 117 will see improvements, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation Roadway Activity Report for Oct. 22-28.  

Retracing of pavement markings will be performed in Coffee County. Additionally, improvement work will begin on I-24 at mile marker 117, and the westbound on-ramp will be closed.

Routes in Coffee County that will see improvements include State Route-55, State Route-16 and State Route-2. TDOT advises motorists to use caution while traveling through the work zone and be alert of traffic signage, personnel and equipment.

 

I-24’s Exit 117 closed

Improvement of ramps at Exit 117 have been scheduled on I-24 westbound. Maintenance work between mile marker 118 and mile marker 116 will continue nightly, Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Additionally, the setting of barrier walls will allow for progress work to occur daily, according to TDOT. The on-ramp will be closed at Exit 117 westbound, to allow for on-ramp improvements. There may be alternating lane closures between mile marker 116 and mile marker 118 to support the progress of the project. Motorists should use caution and be advised of lane shift and reduced speed to 60 mph in the work zone area. Drivers should use caution while traveling through the work zone and be alert of all traffic signage, personnel and equipment.

 

East Coffee and Parks Street

Utility work on State Route-55 (New Manchester Hwy) both directions will also be performed. Lane closures between East Coffee Street and Parks Street is expected. Signage and cones will be present. TDOT advises motorists to use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Oct. 22-28.

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