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Road Closings and Detours

The Nashville and Davidson County Closures & Detours page provides you with information regarding road construction that may affect traffic. The below information does not reflect unplanned closures or restrictions due to traffic collisions or other emergencies. We hope the information contained here will meet your immediate needs. If you have any questions, please call (615) 880-2439.

Notice: Orlando Avenue Bridge Replacement Schedule

  • October 6 through October 10 – Message boards, project signs, and property owners & neighborhood notification; Orlando Avenue, Patina Circle, Burgess Avenue, and Lennox Avenue.
  • October 20 – Bridge replacement construction begins. Traffic detour begins
  • May 18 – Bridge open to traffic. Traffic detour ends
  • May 29 – Bridge replacement complete


Temporary Street/Lane/Alley Closings

  • Almond St - Korean Veterans Blvd to Peabody St - Through November 19, 2014 - Ongoing Construction - Police On Duty
  • Elliston Pl - 21St Av N to 22nd Av N - Through November 10, 2014 - Ongoing Construction- Police On Duty
  • Nelson Merry St - George L Davis Bv to 11Th Av N - Through January 01, 2015 - Office/Retail Development - Police On Duty
  • 11th Avenue - Church Street to Laurel Street - lane shifts only

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, & Street Improvements

(Intermittent traffic control measures will be in place for below activities)

Project From To Improvement Type
N 1st St Spring St Paving Joint South Of Rxr Base Failures
Bellevue Rd N Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Fog Seal
Bethwood Dr Oakwood Ave Dead End CastAdj/Milling/Undercutting
Bluefield Ave Lebanon Pk Donelson Pk Casting Adjustments
Brick Church Pk Brick Church Ln Briley Pkwy Paving, Striping
Buena Vista Pk W Trinity Ln Jt Past Rowan Dr Striping
Doverside Dr Moorewood Dr Jt 175' E Of Eaglewood Ln Paving
Dunaway Dr George E Horn Rd Cul-De-Sac Fog Seal
E Ridge Dr Packard Dr Haywood Ln Paving
Eatons Creek Rd Mccool Rd Old Hickory Blvd Roadway Repair
Echo Hill Rd Woodmont Blvd Bear Rd Casting Adjustments
Fire Tower Rd Buffalo Rd Dead End Milling
Foxhall Rd Woodmont Blvd Wimbledon Rd Casting Adjustments
Hallows Dr George E Horn Rd Cul-De-Sac Fog Seal
Hart Ln Ellington Pkwy Pvmt Joint Prior To Rxr Bridge Striping
Hicks Rd Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Milling
Hicks Rd Old Harding Pk Hwy 70 S Milling
Miners Cove Volunteer Dr Cul-De-Sac Casting Adjustments
Newsom Station Rd Hwy 70 S Merrymount Dr Milling
Old Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Casting Adjustments, Milling
Plantation Dr Old Hickory Blvd Bonnacroft Dr Paving
Randolph Pl Lone Oak Rd Cul-De-Sac Casting Adjustments
Stewarts Ferry Pk I-40 Trails Cir Casting Adjustments
Trappers Ridge Volunteer Dr Cul-De-Sac Casting Adjustments
Trousdale Dr Hill Rd 180' W Of Hearthsone Ln Milling

Infrared Repairs

  • Blue Brick Dr @ points along the 2800 block of Blue Brick Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ 2808 Branwood Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ Kent Rd
  • Cliff Dr @ 2111, 2121 Cliff Dr
  • Gooch St @ 2003 Gooch St
  • Ilolo St @ 2308 Ilolo St
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr
  • One Mile Pkwy @  E Campbell Rd
  • Setter Ct @ 4620, 4621 Setter Ct


Project From To Sidewalk Type
11th Ave S Church St Laurel St Sidewalk & Asphalt Removal
46th Ave N / Murphy Rd 45th Ave N Colorado Ave New Sidewalk
Elysian Fields Rd Nolensville Pk Coventry Ct New Sidewalk
Hayes St 15th Ave N Louise Ave Sidewalk Repair


Notice of Weight Limit for Foster Avenue Bridge over CSX Railroad: Beginning Thursday, October 24, Metro Public Works placed new weight limit restrictions on the foster avenue bridge. Alternate traffic routes are required for two axle vehicles with weights greater than 10 tons and for vehicles with three or more axles with weights greater than 18 tons. Maps as well as detour routes are posted at: After over 60 years of service, the Foster Ave Bridge is in the design phase for replacement. The bridge has been load posted to further extend its service life while design plans are finalized. Drivers of passenger cars and light duty pickup trucks will not be affected by the new weight limits. Construction of the bridge is anticipated to begin in fall 2015 and last 12 months.

MUSIC CITY CENTER TRAFFIC AND INFORMATION UPDATES: Please also check the MCC website at for the most up-to-date street closings and lane shifts affecting traffic.


Special Event Road Closures

  • Run & Renew 5K, October 18, 2014, Union St - Polk Ave to 7th Ave N, 12th Ave N, 5th Ave S - Korean Veterans Blvd to Demonbreun St - Charlotte to Church St- Police On Duty
  • Music City Half Marathon, October 19, 2014, Russell St - S 1st St to Titans Way, Titans Way - Russell St to Victory Ave, Victory Ave - Titans Way to S 1st St, S 1st St - Shelby Ave to Victory Ave, Davidson St - S 1st St to S 15th St --Police On Duty
  • Troop Aid 2014, October 20-21, Broadway - 5th Ave to 3rd Ave-- Police On Duty
  • Ragnar Relay Tennessee, October 24-25, 2014, 5th Ave S - Demonbreun St to Hilton Hotel-- Police On Duty
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, October 24, 2014, 21st Ave N - Meharry Blvd to Albion St -- Police On Duty
  • Special Event, October 24-26, 2014, Wedgewood Ave - 4th Ave S to Rains Ave -- Police On Duty