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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

  • 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 ​Dates/Reason
Duling Ave Vera St Thelma St Closing Street Through Dec 19, 2017 All Day - Replace Sewer Manhole
10th Ave N N Side of Church St Bridge N Side of Commerce Closing Street Dec 15, 2017 Through Jan 14, 2017 All Day - Demolition Of Overhead Walkways
Oldham St N 1st St Cul-De-Sac Closing Street Dec 15, 2017 Through Dec 18, 2017 And Jan 01, 2018 All Day - Bridge Replacement
Spring St N 1st St Ellington Pkwy Closing Street Dec 15, 2017 Through Dec 18, 2017 And Jan 01, 2018 All Day - Bridge Replacement
Sewanee Rd Kirkman Ln Granny White Pk Closing Street Through Jan 11, 2017 All Day - Culvert Replacement
J M Frost Plz 9th Ave N 10th Ave N Closing Street Through Jan 11, 2017 All Day - Demolition Of Lifeway Complex
Little Marrowbone Rd Higdon Rd Whitlow Mountain Rd Closing Street Through Dec 23, 2017 All Day - Culvert Replacement
12th Ave N Broadway Porter St Closing Street Through Feb 01, 2018 All Day - New 1200 Broadway Construction Project
4th Ave S Hart St Humphreys St Closing Street Through Dec 15, 2017 All Day - Railroad is Replacing Ties In The Crossing
Bankers Aly Printers Aly 4th Ave N Closing Street Through Dec 18, 2017 All Day - Renovation Of Existing Office Building To Hotel
Printers Aly Bankers Aly 230 4th Ave N Closing Street Through Dec 18, 2017 All Day - Renovation Of Existing Office Building To Hotel
Kenner Ave Ridgefield Dr Woodmont Cir Closing Street Dec 07, 2017 Through Dec 08, 2017 All Day - Water Line Relocation
Vaughns Gap Rd Percy Warner Blvd Park Ln Closing Street Through Jan 04, 2018 All Day - Replacing Culvert With A Cast In Place Structure
Cabot Dr Private Charlotte Pk Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 Through Dec 29, 2017 All Day - Sanitary & Water

Special Events Road Closures

Road Name ​From ​To Dates/​Reason
Deaderick St 4th Ave N 5th Ave N Closing Street Dec 21, 2017 All Day - Food Truck Thursday
13 Aly 1st Ave S 2nd Ave S Closing Street Through Dec 15, 2017 All Day - Filming "Rare Country Awards"
1st Ave N Demonbreun Church St Closing Street Dec 21, 2017 Through Dec 30, 2017 All Day - Music City Bowl Fanzone On Broadway
Broadway 1st Ave S 2nd Ave N Closing Street Dec 21, 2017 Through Dec 30, 2017 All Day - Music City Bowl Fanzone On Broadway
New Natchez Trace Woodlawn Dr Golf Club Ln Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 All Day - Sing Carols To Houses Along New Natchez Trace
Fesslers Ln Lebanon Calhoun Ave Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 1 p.m. - Toy Parade Benefiting Metro PD Christmas Basket
Lafayette St Ewing Ave Korean Veterans Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 1 p.m. - Toy Parade Benefiting Metro PD Christmas Basket
Broadway 1st Ave S 8th Ave S Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 1 p.m. - Toy Parade Benefiting Metro PD Christmas Basket
1st Ave S Fesslers Broadway Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 1 p.m. - Toy Parade Benefiting Metro PD Christmas Basket
8th Ave S Broadway Korean Veterans Closing Street Dec 16, 2017 1 p.m. - Toy Parade Benefiting Metro PD Christmas Basket

Culvert Replacements

MPW will begin work on three culvert replacement projects in June 2017. The projects will take approximately 4 months to complete. Projects are listed below:

  • 550 & 560 McGavock Pike Culvert Replacements Project:

The project will require McGavock Pike to be closed to thru traffic between Murfreesboro Pike and Harding Place.

  • Blue Hole Road Culvert Replacement Project:

The project will require Blue Hole Road to be closed to thru traffic between Oak Chase Drive and Pettus Road.

  • Old Ezell Road Culvert Replacement Project:

The project will require Old Ezell Road to be closed to thru traffic between Donelson Pike and Ezell Pike.

505 Construction Closures

  • Eastbound lane of Church Street from 6th Avenue to 5th Avenue
    Monday 10/30 through Friday 11/3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday 11/4 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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 Music City Center website for the most up-to-date street closings and lane shifts affecting traffic.