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Posted on: January 5, 2018

MemFix 4 Project Closes Lanes on I-240

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close one lane in each direction along I-240 beginning January 8, 2018. The lane closures are necessary for the MemFix 4 project, which will replace four bridges along the I-240 corridor over the coming months. The closure information is listed below:

Monday, January 8, 9:00 pm through Tuesday, January 9, 5:00 am:

· There will be lane closures on I-240 eastbound for setting barrier and shifting traffic.

 

Tuesday, January 9, 9:00 pm through Wednesday, January 10, 5:00 am:

· There will be lane closures on I-240 eastbound for setting barrier and switching traffic. I-240 eastbound exit ramp to Poplar Avenue east and westbound will be CLOSED. Detours will be provided.

 

Wednesday, January 10, 9:00 pm through Thursday, January 11, 5:00 am

· There will be lane closures on I-240 westbound for setting barrier and switching traffic. I-240 westbound “On” ramp from Poplar Ave east and westbound will be CLOSED. Detours will be provided. The right lane will remain CLOSED for construction activities.

Thursday, January 11, 9:00pm through Friday, January 12, 5:00 am

· There will be lane closures on I-240 eastbound and westbound for setting barrier and switching traffic. I-240 westbound exit ramp to Poplar Avenue east and westbound will be CLOSED. I-240 westbound exit ramp to Poplar Avenue eastbound will be CLOSED. Detours will be provided. The right lanes will remain CLOSED for construction activities.

The lane closures along I-240 east and westbound between Quince and Walnut Grove will stay in place throughout the project. All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled as needed.

This work is part of a $54.1 million Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) project that includes four bridges crossing over I-240. For more information on the MemFix 4 project including a video explaining the ABC process, visit the project information page at: www.tn.gov/tdot/memfix4

In 2016, the Tennessee Department of Transportation lost three workers in the line of duty. All three were struck by passing motorists. Those tragedies bring the total number of TDOT lives lost to 112. We don’t want to lose another member of our TDOT family. We’re asking you to WORK WITH US. Click on the WORK WITH US logo to learn more.

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