Due to utility maintenance, KUB will have lane closures on W. Jackson Avenue, Gov. John Sevier Hwy. and Sequoyah Hills.
(Old City) W. Jackson Avenue Lane Closure [October 8-10] – KUB contract crews will reduce a short section of W. Jackson Avenue between N. Central Street and State Street to one alternating lane of traffic from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, starting Monday, October 8, through Wednesday, October 10, as work is performed on the natural gas distribution systems in the area. The westbound lane will be closed while the eastbound lane remains open and is used to alternate traffic through the work zone. Flaggers and signs will be on site to assist with traffic control. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.
(East Knoxville) Governor John Sevier Highway Rolling Lane Closure [October 8-10] – KUB contract crews will implement a rolling lane closure of the northbound lane of Governor John Sevier Highway between Cinder Lane and Thorngrove Pike daily from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., starting Monday, October 8, through Wednesday, October 10, as work is performed on the natural gas distribution system in the area. The rolling lane closure will occur in the northbound lane, and northbound traffic will be shifted into the center turn lane. Southbound traffic will not be impacted. Appropriate signs and channeling devices will be on site to assist with traffic control.
(Sequoyah Hills) Sequoyah Hills Area Road Closures [October 8-12] – KUB contract crews will implement the below road closures as needed daily, Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., October 8-12, as work continues on the wastewater collection system in the area:
• Hiawatha Drive between Noelton Drive and Towanda Trail
• Arrowhead Trail between Dogwood Lane and Alta Vista Way
• Noelton Drive between Kingston Pike and Chippewa Circle
Additionally, Chickasaw Road between Cherokee Boulevard and Navaho Road will be closed continuously through Friday, October 12, due to extensive excavation. Access to area homes will be maintained, and flaggers and signs will be on site to assist with traffic control. Unless otherwise indicated, roadways will be re-opened outside of work hours. Follow-up advisories will be issued as necessary.
Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and construction. Appropriate traffic control measures will be in place at each location to assist motorists traveling in these areas. Due to the ongoing presence of workers and equipment, motorists are advised to use caution and expect temporary delays in these areas. More information on this and other KUB construction projects can be found at http://www.kub.org.