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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

  • 11th Ave S - Laurel St to McGavock St - Nov. 24-25, 2014 - Storm Drain-Police On Duty
  • 8th Ave S - Division St to Fogg St - Through Nov. 21, 2014 - Asphalt- Police On Duty
  • Almond St - KVB to Peabody St - Through Dec.19, 2014-Construction - Police On Duty
  • Demonbreun St - 13th Ave S to 12th Ave S - Through Feb.15, 2015 - Constr-Police On Duty
  • Elliston Pl -; 21St Av N to 22nd Av N - Through Dec. 31, 2014 - Constr-Police On Duty
  • Music Sq E - S St to Chet Atkings - Nov. 24-28, 2014-Tower Crane - Police On Duty
  • Nelson Merry St - George L Davis Bd to 11Th Av N - Through Jan. 1, 2015 - Constr - Police On Duty
  • Orlando Ave-Lenox to Patin - Through Mar. 20, 2015 - Bridge Replace - Police On Duty

TDOT Construction in Davidson County

Pedestrian Crosswalk Bridge Repair over I-40 near 2nd Avenue

  • Friday November 21, 9PM through Monday November 24, 5AM, Lane closures on I-40, between MM 210 and MM 211, for repairs. 2 lanes will remain open each direction.

Retracing of Pavement Markings on Various Interstate and State Routes

  • Saturday November 22, 6AM-6PM, Rolling lane closure and a short-term right lane closure on I-65 in both directions at Armory Dr for on-call striping work.

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, & Street Improvements

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

Project From To Improvement Type
Alley #1710 Dead End Dead End (Off Of Warfield Dr) Cast Adjustments
Alley #1710 Dead End Dead End (Off Of Warfield Dr) Paving
Alley #258 S 9th St Mcferrin Ave Cast Adjustments
Alley #258 S 9th St Mcferrin Ave Paving
Alley #369 State St Dead End Cast Adjustments
Alley #369 State St Dead End Paving
Alley #500 Monroe St Cheatham St Cast Adjustments
Alley #500 Monroe St Cheatham St Paving
Anthony St Old Hickory Blvd Lakeshore Dr Culvert Replacement
Bluefield Ave Lebanon Pk Donelson Pk Paving
Castleman Ct Castleman Dr Cul-De-Sac Paving
Eastland Ave Gallatin Ave Dalebrook Ln Cast Adjustments
Echo Hill Rd Woodmont Blvd Bear Rd Paving
Foxhall Rd Woodmont Blvd Wimbledon Rd Paving
Hicks Rd Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Paving
Jenkins St 25th Ave N 28th Ave N Fog Seal
Miners Cove Volunteer Dr Cul-De-Sac Paving
Newsom Station Rd Highway 70 S Merrymount Dr Paving
Old Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Paving
Randolph Pl Lone Oak Rd Cul-De-Sac Paving
Reeves Rd Bowfield Dr 805 Reeves Rd Base Failures
Stewarts Ferry Pk I-40 Trails Cir Paving
Trappers Ridge Volunteer Dr Cul-De-Sac Paving
Trousdale Dr Hill Rd 180' W Of Hearthsone Ln Cast Adjustments
Trousdale Dr Hill Rd 180' W Of Hearthsone Ln Milling
Woodmere Dr Robert Burns Dr 724 Woodmere Dr Base Failures

Infrared Repairs

  • Blue Brick Dr @ Points Along The 2800 Block Of Blue Brick Dr
  • Branwood Dr @2808 Branwood Dr
  • Branwood Dr @Kent Rd
  • Clay Lick Rd @ Points Along the 2200 block of Clay Lick Rd
  • Clay Lick Rd @ Union Hill Rd
  • Crocker Springs Rd @ Crocker Springs Rd
  • Dade Dr @ 323 Dade Dr
  • Fairlane Dr @ 346 Fairlane Dr
  • Fairlane Dr @ 348 Fairlane Dr
  • Faulkner Dr @ 3851 Faulkner Dr
  • Gillette Rd @ Points Along The 300 block of Gillette Rd
  • Goins Rd @ 4313 Goins Rd
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr
  • Melpar Dr @ 305 Melpar Dr
  • One Mile Pkwy @ E Campbell Rd
  • Richard Irwin Ct @ Townes Dr
  • Ridgewood Dr @ Ridgewood Dr
  • Strasser Dr @ 391 Strasser Dr
  • Tomarand Rd @ Bart Dr


Project From To Sidewalk Type
10th St Berry St Elliston St Sidewalk Repair
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
Hume St Rosa L Parks Blvd 6th Ave N Sidewalk Repair
Murphy Rd 40th Ave N 38th Ave N New Sidewalk
N 14th St Woodland St Eastland Ave Sidewalk Repair
Oakwood Ave Slaydon Dr Bullock Ave New Sidewalk
Westlawn Dr Murphy Rd Sloan Rd New Sidewalk


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

  • Event: Wedgewood Ave - 4th Ave S to Rains Ave - Nov. 21-23, 2014 - Police On Duty