Indian Trail Drive Turn Lane & Sidewalk Project

The City of Kingsport will begin intersection improvements at Indian Trail Drive and East Stone Drive, near the Kroger Fuel Center, on October 18. This improvement project is expected take three months to complete.

Summers Taylor Inc. will be the contractor performing the work for the city.

A road closure of Indian Trail Drive from the intersection with East Stone Drive to the intersection of Indian Lane will take effect after 9:00 p.m. as needed during the construction process. Traffic will be diverted around the construction zone by flashing signs and by flaggers when required. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Gilmer with the City of Kingsport Engineering Division at 423-229-9475. Thanks for your cooperation during this improvement process.

Water Outage Notification: Mill Creek Road area (north of West Valley Drive)

City crews will be making waterline repairs along Mill Creek Road on Friday, October 12 between the hours of 8:30 am and 2:00 pm.  During this time, customers along the following streets may experience either reduced water pressure or a temporary disruption in their water service:  Mill Creek Road (north of West Valley Drive), Branch Road, Church Road, Whispering Haven Road, Church Road South, Kistner Road, Lane Road, Sonnett Court, Ambrosia Drive, Chelsea Circle, and Winston Circle.

During times of water service disruption, we recommend that customers make any necessary precautions to protect their water system (such as turning off their water heater).  If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

Water System Improvements: Snapps Ferry Road, Cox Hollow Road, and Fordtown Road

The City of Kingsport will begin water system improvements on Snapps Ferry Road, Cox Hollow Road, and Fordtown Road (Tri Cities Crossing Area) beginning on Tuesday, September 4th. It is expected that the work will be completed by the end of November.

King General Contractors will be the contractor performing this work for the city.

The construction zones and detours (when and where applicable) will be marked by signs and flaggers will be directing traffic. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Hank Clabaugh with the City of Kingsport Engineering Division at 229-9324. Thanks for your cooperation during this water system improvement process.

Rock Springs Bridge Repair Project – TDOT

UPDATE SEPTEMBER 12, 2018:

Starting Friday September 14, 2018 I-26 in both directions will be reduced to one lane as this bridge repair project continues at the SR347 (Rock Springs Rd.) Interchange (Exit 6).  This closure will remain in effect through the completion of the project which has an estimated completion date of October 31, 2018.  Once the closure is set up work will take place seven days a week, 24 hours a day so that work can be completed as soon as possible to reduce the impact to traffic.  Work will continue as well on SR347 (Rock Springs Rd.) while the work is going on I-26.  Motorists are asked to use caution in this area and to expect delays.

Information about the project:

CNS256 let to construction on June 22, 2018 and awarded to Jamison Construction, LLC from McEwen, TN for $536,246.00.  This project is the repair of the I-26 bridge over Rock Springs Rd. (SR347) and has an estimated completion date of October 31, 2018.

AS PREVIOUSLY RELEASED:

A bridge repair project will reduce Rock Springs Road (SR347) at the I-26 Interchange to one lane starting on Monday, August 27, 2018 with traffic signals controlling traffic.

This configuration will be a seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and last through the completion of the project. The estimated completed date is October 31, 2018.  Signs have been installed on the ramps as well as on Rock Springs Road in advance of the project. With this project, work will also take place on the I-26 (exit 6) bridge over Rock Springs Road with lane closures expected to begin after Labor Day. Additional information will be provided prior to this work beginning as well.

Information about the project:
CNS256 let to construction on June 22, 2018 and awarded to Jamison Construction, LLC from McEwen, TN for $536,246.00.  This project is the repair of the I-26 bridge over Rock Springs Rd. (SR347) and has an estimated completion date of October 31, 2018.

For more information, please contact Mark Nagi with TDOT at Mark.Nagi@tn.gov.

West Lynn Garden Area Paving

Asphalt paving and road improvements in the West Lynn Garden Area will begin on Monday August 27th.  Work is expected to be completed by the end of November. The general area of improvements includes the area bounded by Lynn Garden Drive to the east, US Highway 23/Interstate 26 to the west, Highpoint Avenue to the north, and Tranbarger Drive to the south. Work will include subgrade repairs, milling, placement of new asphalt, and new asphalt markings.

W-L Construction and Paving will be the contractor performing this work for the City.

Signs will mark the construction zones and lane closures. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Hank Clabaugh with the City of Kingsport Engineering Division at 423-229-9475.  Thanks for your cooperation during this road improvements project.