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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.


Temporary Street/Lane/Alley Closings

  • 2nd Avenue North - Jackson Street to Stockyard Avenue -Through September 6, 2014 - Install New 12" Pipeline - Police On Duty
  • 5th Ave N - Garfield St to Madison St -Through Sept 9, 2014 - Electric Work - Police On Duty
  • 5th Ave N - Hume St to Madison St -Through Sept 15, 2014 - Electric Work - Police On Duty`
  • Almond St - Peabody St to Korean Veterans Blvd -Through Sept 20, 2014 - Construction - Detour Required
  • Elliston Pl - 22nd Ave N to 21st Ave N -Through Sept 11, 2014 - 6 Story Residential Structure - Detour Required
  • Garfield St - 4th Ave N to 5th Ave N -Through Sept 10, 2014 - Install Mobile Sub To Work On NES Lines - Detour Required
  • Nelson Merry St - George L Davis to 11th Ave N -Through January 1, 2015- Office/Retail Development - Detour Required

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, Sidewalks & Street Improvements

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

Project Name From To Improvement Type
28th Ave N Charlotte Ave Felicia St Roadway Repair& Sidewalk
49th Ave N Indiana Ave Centennial Blvd Paving
Alamo Pl Patton Ave Westboro Dr Casting Adjustments
Alamo Pl Patton Ave Westboro Dr Paving
Baugh Rd Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Milling
Beverly Dr Old Hickory Blvd West Norman Dr Paving
Bobwhite Ct Bobwhite Dr Cul-De-Sac Milling/Undercutting
Bobwhite Dr Buenaview Blvd Farmview Dr Milling/Undercutting
Brick Church Ln Knight Dr Trail Hollow Ln Paving
Brick Church Pk Brick Church Ln Briley Pkwy Casting Adjustments
Brick Church Pk Brick Church Ln Briley Pkwy Paving
Brookmont Ter Harding Pk Harding Pk Milling
Burgess Ave White Bridge Pk Bellmore Ave Casting Adjustments
Central Valley Dr Valley Grove Dr Dead End Paving
Creekwood North Kings Ln Creekway Ct Milling/Undercutting
Demoss Rd Maudina Ave Oceola Ave Casting Adjustments
Gina Brooke Ct Gina Brooke Dr Cul-De-Sac Paving
Gina Brooke Dr Brooke Valley Dr Central Valley Dr Paving
Hart Ln Ellington Pkwy Pvmt Joint Prior To Rxr Bridge Casting Adjustments
Hart Ln Ellington Pkwy Pvmt Joint Prior To Rxr Bridge Milling/Undercutting
Knight Dr 3920 Knight Dr 3889 Knight Dr Paving
Midland Ave O'brien Ave Charlotte Ave Storm Sewer Repair
Old Hickory Blvd Bell Rd Burkitt Rd Cross Drain
Shady Dale Ln Kings Ln Home Haven Dr Milling/Undercutting

Infrared Repairs

  • Bonnafair Dr @ Bonnawood Dr and points along the 100 and 300 block of Bonnafield Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ Lakeland Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ 2910 Ironwood Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ Cottonwood Dr
  • Jackson Downs Blvd @ points along the 2000 blocks of Jackson Downs Blvd
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr


Project From To Type
46th Ave N / Murphy Rd 45th Ave N Colorado Ave New Sidewalk
Elysian Fields Rd Nolensville Pk Coventry Ct New Sidewalk
Porter Rd Eastland Ave Franklin Ave New Sidewalk


Old Franklin Road @ CSX Railroad, Shaw Road over Shaw Branch

Notice: Shaw road closure for Bridge Replacement, Detours Begin Monday, March 3 for 5 Month Closure. Metro Nashville Public Works will begin the 2nd phase of construction to replace the Shaw Road Bridges on Monday, March 3rd. The project will require Shaw Road to be closed to through traffic between Lickton Pike and Brick Church Pike. Detours will be in place. Local 2-way traffic will be allowed.

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 2014 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

  • Live On The Green: 3rd Ave N - Union St to James Robertson, Deaderick St - 3rd Ave N to 4th Ave N -August 28, 2014 -- Police On Duty
  • Vandy Football: Jess Neely Dr - Natchez Tc to 25th Ave S, Kensington Pl - 25th Ave S to 24th Ave S, Natchez Tc - Kensington to Childrens Way, Vanderbilt Pl - 28th Ave S to 31st Ave S - Closing Street August 28, 2014 -- Police On Duty
  • Back To Bridge: Shelby St Bridge - 3rd Ave S to S 1st St - Closing Street August 29, 2014 -- Police On Duty