Repairs to start out Sunday on Lebanon I-40 overpass

May 14, 2022 Off By [email protected]_84

LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Repairs to the Sparta Pike overpass on I-40 in Lebanon are scheduled to start out this weekend, in accordance to the Tennessee Office of Transportation.

Beginning Sunday, the repairs will provide with them alternating solitary-lane closures on Sparta Pike, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each individual day. TDOT states this is to avoid hurry-hour website traffic.

A weekend-long closure of each northbound lanes on Sparta Pike is also scheduled from 8 p.m. Friday, June 3 to 8 a.m. Monday, June 6. In the course of that closure, the destroyed beam will be removed and a new beam will be established. During that closure, northbound traffic on Sparta Pike will be provided a signed detour by means of Maddox Simpson Parkway, Highway 231 and Tennessee Boulevard.

Repairs are predicted to be finished by July 15, just before the Tennessee State Reasonable at the Wilson County Fairgrounds brings with it an maximize in website traffic in August.

The emergency agreement for the repairs was awarded on April 15 to Mid-State Building for just about $837,000.

These repairs are in response to the overpass acquiring been damaged in March, when a roll-off truck drove less than it with the truck mattress elevated, harming the concrete beam beneath. Due to the incident, the off ramp of Exit 239B at Highway 70 was closed to targeted visitors, with a detour put in area.

Since of the overpass’s harm history — four times in the earlier a few several years — TDOT has positioned three lit vertical clearance indications together north and south lanes of Sparta Pike.