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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 South - Porter Street to Pine Street.- Through November 6, 2014. Detour in place for southbound travel between 8am - 4pm - Police on Duty.
  • 21st Ave S – Grand Ave to Broadway –Through October 31, 2014 – Duck Bank For AT&T – Police On Duty
  • 3rd Ave S – Peabody St to Korean Veterans Blvd –Through November 19, 2014 – Loading & Unloading – Police On Duty
  • 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 - 6 Story Residential Structure – Police On Duty
  • Nelson Merry St - George L Davis Bv to 11Th Av N - Through January 01, 2015 - Office/Retail Development – Police On Duty
  • Orlando Ave – Lenox Ave to Patina Cr –Through March 20, 2014 – Bridge Replacement – Police On Duty

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, & Street Improvements

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

Project From To Improvement Type
Alley Dead End Dead End (Off Warfield Dr) Paving
Anthony St Old Hickory Blvd Lakeshore Dr Culvert Replacement
Bethwood Dr Oakwood Ave Dead End Casting Adjustments
Echo Hill Rd Woodmont Blvd Bear Rd Paving
Foxhall Rd Woodmont Blvd Wimbledon Rd Paving
Glenview Dr Davidson St S 11st St Curb Ramps
Interstate Dr James Robertson Pkwy Woodland St Casting Adjustments
Jenkins St 25th Ave N 28th Ave N Fog Seal
Old Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Casting Adjustments
Rader Ridge Rd Rader Ridge Ct Countryside Dr Base Failures
Reeves Rd Bowfield Dr 805 Reeves Rd Base Failures
Sharondale Dr Hillsboro Pk Sharondale Ct Casting Adj/Milling
Trousdale Dr Hill Rd 180' W Of Hearthsone Ln Casting Adjustments
Williamson Rd Dickerson Pk Old Springfield Pk Base Failures
Woodmere Dr Robert Burns Dr 724 Woodmere Dr Base Failures
Woodycrest Ave Fesslers Ln Lester Ave Casting Adjustments

Infrared Repairs

  • Blue Brick Dr @ Points Along The 2800 Block Of Blue Brick Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ Kent Rd
  • Fairlane Dr @ 346, 348 Fairlane Dr
  • Flora Maxwell Rd @ 306 Flora Maxwell Rd
  • Gillette Rd @ 347, 351 Gillette Rd
  • Humber Dr @ 4805 Humber Dr
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr
  • Leo Ln @ Turley Dr
  • Margo Ln @ 212 Margo Ln
  • Melmack Dr @ Points Along the 200 block of Melmack Dr
  • Melpar Dr @ 305 Melpar Dr
  • One Mile Pkwy @ E Campbell Rd
  • Plymouth Ave @ 1209 Plymouth Ave
  • Raywood Ln @Points along the 5100&5200 block of Raywood Ln
  • Richbriar Ct @ Richbriar Rd
  • Strasser Dr @ 391 Strasser Dr
  • Syfert Ln @ 3807 Syfert Ln


Project From To Sidewalk Type
46th Ave N / Murphy Rd 45th Ave N Colorado Ave New Sidewalk
Elysian Fields Rd Nolensville Pk Coventry Ct New Sidewalk
Eatons Creek Rd Mccool Rd Old Hickory Blvd Roadway Repair
11th Ave S Church St Laurel St Sidewalk & Asphalt Removal
Lyle Ave W End Ave Division St Sidewalk Repair
Marshall Ct 14th Ave S Dead End Sidewalk Repair
6th Ave S Ash St Mulberry St Storm Drain


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

  • Block Party: Granda Ave – N 14th St to Gallatin Ave –November 1, 2014 –– Police On Duty
  • CMA Event: McGavock St – 13th Ave S to 12th Ave S –November 5-6, 2014 –– Police On Duty
  • Community Day: 21st Ave N – Meharry Blvd to Albion St –November 1, 2014 –– Police On Duty
  • Event: Division St – Lyle Ave to 19th Ave S –October 31, 2014 –Police On Duty
  • Saint Henry Tiger Town 5K: Vaughns Gap – Percy Dr to Park Ln, Percy Warner Blvd – Edwin Warner Dr to Park Ln, November 1, 2014 –– Police On Duty
  • Vandy Fanatics Tailgate: Kensington Pl – 24th Ave S to 25th Ave S, Jess Neely Dr – Natchez Tc to 25th Ave S, Natchez Tc – Childrens Way to Kensington Pl, –November 1, 2014 –– Police On Duty