FromPost staff reports
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has issued noticed of two projects, both on Interstate 40, that will take place over the weekend and next week in Wilson County, advising motorists to be aware and cautious when passing through.
TDOT crews will be resurfacing I-40 from east of State Route 840 to east of Highway 70, on Friday, March 16 through Sunday March 18, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. There will be alternating lane closures along this stretch of I-40 eastbound and closures on I-40 eastbound at mile marker 238 for bridge work.
Also, crews will be resurfacing I-40from Central Pike to east of Highway 109 from Sunday, March 18 through Thursday March 22 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. There will be alternating lane closures of the outside travel lane of I-40, both eastbound and westbound, from Central Pike to one mile east of Hwy 109 to drill test borings at various locations along the shoulder. At least one lane will remain open at all times.
Again, motorists are advise to take caution when driving along these stretches of I-40 this weekend and next week, especially while construction crews are present.