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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.

Road Closure Alerts

  • Titans Game Road Closures
  • 7th Avenue will be closed beginning July 31, 2016 after the Sounds game in order for the TN State Museum sewer work to be completed. The temporary closure will also impact 7th Avenue sidewalks in the construction area. The capital district sidewalks, the roundabout and Harrison will remain accessible.

Temporary Road Closings

There will be Intermittent Lane and/or Road Closures throughout project duration. Detours and/or Signage will be in place as needed to notify travelers through these areas.

Road Name ​From ​To ​Start Date End Date ​Reason
Music Sq W Roy Acuff Pl Grand Ave Feb 24, 2017 12Am To  5Am Feb 24, 2017 12Am To  5Am Concrete Pour
1St Ave N Broadway Church St Feb 28, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 Crane Set Up & Lifts Onto Wildhorse
7Th Ave N Broadway Commerce St Feb 26, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 ‑ A/C Units Being Lifted To Roof
Hayes St 19Th Ave N 20Th Ave N Feb 24, 2017  9Am To  3Pm Feb 24, 2017  9Am To  3Pm Amquip To Set Up Crane & Remove Old Elevator From Renovation
W Hamilton Ave Tucker Rd Clarksville Pk Feb 03, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Replacing Bridge Near Harold Prewett Dr
3Rd Ave N Church St Union St Mar 02, 2017  9Am To  3Pm Mar 02, 2017  9Am To  3Pm Sentry Steel Setting Up Crane To Lift Supplies Onto Renovation Project At Phoenix Bldg. Aps To Provide Traffic Control And Re‑Rout
W Eastland Ave Laurent St  Gallatin Ave Feb 25, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Setting Up Large Crane
Tillman Ln Porter Rd 766 Al Feb 28, 2017 12Am To 12Pm Mar 13, 2017 12Am To 12Pm Sewer
Old Elm Hill Pike Elm Hill Pk Old Donelson Pike Feb 17, 2017 Mar 09, 2017 Waterline Installation
Molloy St Almond St 4Th Av S Feb 17, 2017 Mar 09, 2017 Working On Bridgestone
11th Ave N Jo Johnston Av Clinton St Nov 30, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 Install Electric, Storm, Sewer & Water
Jo Johnston Ave 11th Ave N George L Davis Blvd Nov 30, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 Install Electric, Storm, Sewer & Water
Nelson Merry St 10th Cr N 10th Av N Nov 30, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 Install Electric, Storm, Sewer & Water
Sawyer Brown Rd Old Charlotte Pk Charlotte Pk Feb 20, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Replacing Box Culvert
Clinton St 11Th Ave N I-40 Bridge Jan 20, 2017 Mar 18, 2017 Setup Of Crane Of Life Way And Construction Of CEI Apartments

Special Events Road Closures

There are no currently scheduled special road closures.

Sawyer Brown Road Culvert Replacement Project

Public Works will begin the Sawyer Brown Road Culvert Replacement Project on November 7, 2016.

This project will require Sawyer Brown Road to be closed to through traffic between Oakhaven Trace and Old Charlotte Pike.

It will take approximately 3 months to complete the construction of the culvert replacement. Detours will be in place and are explained below.

Message Boards and Metro Police officers will be in place to help provide assistance with the detour routes. Local two-way traffic will be allowed to access their homes within the construction limits on Sawyer Brown Road.

Detour Information

  • Eastbound from Sawyer Brown Rd on Old Charlotte Pike
  • From Old Charlotte Pike turn right onto Old Hickory Blvd
  • From Old Hickory Blvd turn right onto Charlotte Pike
  • From Charlotte Pike turn right onto Sawyer Brown Rd
  • Eastbound from Sawyer Brown Rd on Charlotte Pike
  • From Charlotte Pike turn left onto Old Hickory Blvd
  • From Old Hickory Blvd turn left onto Old Charlotte Pike
  • From Old Charlotte Pike turn left onto Sawyer Brown Rd
  • Westbound from Charlotte Pike on Old Charlotte Pike
  • From Old Charlotte Pike turn left onto Old Hickory Blvd
  • From Old Hickory Blvd turn right onto Charlotte Pike
  • From Charlotte Pike turn right onto Sawyer Brown Rd

Please pay attention and use caution when traveling in and around construction zones.

Indian Creek Culvert Replacement Improvement Project

Public Works will begin the Indian Creek Culvert Replacement Improvement Project on June 15, 2016.

The project will replace two existing culverts near 7388 Indian Creek Road and 7364 Indian Creek Road that consist of deteriorated wooded decks and steel beams. These structures will require replacement in order to meet the current structural, safety and road design standards.Message Boards are in place and a temporary roadway will be installed around the construction area and over Indian Creek for local traffic within the construction limits to maintain access to their properties.

Each culvert will take approximately 3 months to complete. The entire construction duration for the project is approximately 6 months.

Please pay attention and use caution when traveling in and around construction zones.

505 Construction Closures

Eastbound Lane of Church Street from 6th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North

  • Monday 12/5 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 12/6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 12/7 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Overnight Concrete Pour(s)- No Closures; Advisory Only

  • Level 23: Thursday 12/7

Old Shiloh Road Bridge Closure

Old Shiloh Bridge, which is located at Tinnin Road in the northern part of Davidson County on the Davidson County / Sumner County Line is closed due to structural deficiencies discovered during a Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) inspection. Metro is coordinating efforts to close the bridge with the City of Millersville. Signage is in place.

Old Shiloh Bridge Closure Detour

TDOT Construction Activity Davidson County

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Music City Center Traffic and Information Updates

Please also check the MCC website for the most up-to-date street closings and lane shifts affecting traffic.