UPDATES ON ROAD PROJECTS
The Town of Smyrna has several road projects in development.
TURN LANE EXPANSION ON STONECREST BLVD. AT SAM RIDLEY PKWY.
Project includes the addition of turn lanes on Stonecrest Blvd. Project is approved and funding allocated from
FHWA, TDOT, and Town of Smyrna. Bids are being evaluated and work to commence Fall / Winter 2018 through May 2019.
WEAKLEY LANE IMPROVEMENTS AT SWAN DRIVE
Project is approved and funding allocated from FHWA, TDOT, and Town of Smyrna. Utility relocations are underway in preparation for construction work. Currently awaiting Notice To Proceed to Construction Phase from TDOT.
INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEM PHASES 1 AND 2
Project is approved and funding allocated from FHWA, TDOT, and Town of Smyrna to link traffic lights along Sam Ridley, Nissan Drive, parts of Enon Springs, parts of Rock Springs, and parts of Lowry Street to a central Traffic Operations Center at Town Hall. Utility relocations are underway for this phase in preparation for construction work. Currently we are working with TDOT to complete the bid documents prior to requesting Notice To Proceed to Construction Phase.
INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEM PHASES 3, 4, AND 5
Project is approved and funding allocated from FHWA and TDOT to link traffic lights along Lee Victory, Almaville Road, Old Nashville Highway, parts of Enon Springs, and parts of Lowry Street to a central Traffic Operations Center at Town Hall to be constructed under Phases 1 and 2. Currently we are in the Environmental Phase awaiting approval of the NEPA document so we can move to Design Phase.
ENON SPRINGS ROAD WEST EXTENSION
The Town of Smyrna is providing funding to connect Enon Springs at Old Nashville Highway to Rocky Fork at the bridge over I-24. Right‐of‐Way acquisition is complete. Currently we are working on Utility Relocation Plans and completing Bid Documents.
POTOMAC PLACE EXTENSION
The Town of Smyrna is funding the extension of Potomac Place to Chaney Road and will be moving the traffic signal at Chaney to Potomac to enhance traffic flow in this area.
SAM RIDLEY PARKWAY ROAD WIDENING
Project is approved and funding allocated from TDOT, FHWA, and the Town to widen Sam Ridley Parkway to 3 lanes in each direction from I-24 to Old Nashville Highway.
NISSAN DRIVE AT SGT. ASBURY HAWN WAY
The Town of Smyrna is funding enhancements to this intersection to include additional traffic lights, vehicle detection, and a new timing plan to improve traffic flow and safety. Currently this project is under construction.
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT OLD JEFFERSON PIKE AND NORTH LOWRY STREET
At the request of the Town, TDOT has conducted a safety analysis of the intersection of Old Jefferson Pike and North Lowry Street. Based on the results of the analysis, TDOT will be installing a new traffic light at this intersection. Currently they are allocating funds to start the project.
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT STONECREST & CEDAR GROVE
Project on hold to gauge effectiveness of Stonecrest turn lane expansion.
RIGHT TURN LANE FROM NISSAN DRIVE ONTO ENON SPRINGS EAST
Design underway. Evaluation of all turn lane projects for cost/benefit.
Evaluating milling and resurfacing projects for 2018.
IMPROVEMENTS TO EXITS 66 & 70 FROM I‐24
Preliminary redesign of ramps and intersections by TDOT.
INTERCHANGE AT I‐24 / ROCKY FORK ROAD
Awaiting funding and approval from FHWA.