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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.
  • 46th Ave N – Nebraska Ave to Murphy Rd - October 27-28, 2014 – Milling – 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
  • Murphy Rd – 46th Ave N to 44th Ave N – October 27-28, 2014 – Milling – 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
  • Richfield Dr – Huckleberry Rd to Bresslyn Rd – Through October 27, 2014 – Pipe Install – Police On Duty
  • Westlawn Dr – Murphy Rd to Sloan - October 27-28, 2014 – Milling – 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
Bethwood Dr Oakwood Ave Dead End Milling/Undercutting
Bluefield Ave Lebanon Pk Donelson Pk Casting Adjustments
Brick Church Pk Brick Church Ln Briley Pkwy Striping
Buena Vista Pk W Trinity Ln Jt Past Rowan Dr Striping
Doverside Dr Moorewood Dr Jt 175' E Of Eaglewood Ln Paving
Harpeth Glen Trace Allens Ln Cul-De-Sac Fog Seal
Hart Ln Ellington Pkwy Pvmt Joint Prior To Rxr Bridge Striping
Hicks Rd Old Harding Pk Hwy 70 S Casting Adjustments
Hicks Rd Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Casting Adjustments
Hicks Rd Old Harding Pk Hwy 70 S Paving
Interstate Dr James Robertson Pkwy Woodland St Casting Adjustments
Jenkins St 25th Ave N 28th Ave N Fog Seal
N 1st St Spring St Paving Joint South Of Rxr Milling/Paving
Newsom Station Rd Hwy 70 S Merrymount Dr Paving/Undercutting
Old Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk Milling
Plantation Dr Old Hickory Blvd Bonnacroft Dr Paving
Sharondale Dr Hillsboro Pk Sharondale Ct Milling
Trousdale Dr Hill Rd 180' W Of Hearthsone Ln Casting Adjustments/Milling
Woodycrest Ave Fesslers Ln Lester Ave Casting Adjustments

Infrared Repairs

  • Bell Grimes Ln @ points along the 1100 block of Bell Grimes Ln
  • Bell Grimes Ln @ Hickory Terr
  • Blue Brick Dr @ points along the 2800 block of Blue Brick Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ 2808 Branwood Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ Kent Rd
  • Dade Dr @ points along the 300 block of Dade Dr
  • Humber Dr 4805 Humber Dr
  • Leatherwood Dr At Emery Dr
  • Leo Ln At Turley Dr
  • Margo Ln 212 Margo Ln
  • Melmack Dr @ points along the 200 block of Melmack Dr
  • One Mile Pkwy At E Campbell Rd
  • Richbriar Ct At Richbriar Rd
  • Youngs Ln @ points along the 600 block of Youngs 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
24th Ave N Hammond Dr Osage St Sidewalk Repair
Indiana Ave 40th Ave N 42nd Ave N Sidewalk Repair


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

  • Indian Motorcycle Ride:   Oct 23-24: 14th Ave N – Clinton St to Jo Johnston Ave, Clinton St – 12th Ave N to 16th Ave N, Jo Johnston Ave – 14th Ave N to 12th Ave N, 14th Ave N – Jo Johnston Ave to Church St - Closing Street October 23-24, 2014 –Police On Duty
  • Ragnar Relay Tennessee:  Oct 24-25:  5th Ave S – Demonbreun St to Hilton Hotel –– Police On Duty
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:  Oct 24-26: Wedgewood Ave – 4th Ave S to Rains Ave –Event – Police On Duty
  • Urban Runoff 5K:  Oct 25: 7th Ave N – James Robertson Pkwy to Jefferson St, James Robertson Pkwy – 8th Ave N to 7th Ave N, Rosa L Parks – James Robertson Pkwy to Union St, Union St – Rosa L Parks to 6th Ave N, 6th Ave N – Union St to Deaderick St,  Deaderick St – 6th Ave N to 3rd Ave N, Union St – 3rd Ave N to 1st Ave N, 1st Ave N – Union St to Gay St, Stockyard St – 3rd Ave N to 1st Ave N, Harrison St – 6th Ave N to 3rd Ave N, 6th Ave N – Jefferson St to Harrison St, –– Police On Duty
  • Mt Sinai Community Fall Festival:  Oct 25: Tremont St – 14th Ave S to 13th Ave S ––– Police On Duty
  • Monster Block Party: Oct 25:  12th Ave N – Grundy to Broadway, 12th Ave S – 11th Ave S to Broadway, Jess Neely Dr – Natchez Tc to 25th Ave S -Police On Duty
  • Vanderbilt Marching Invitational Oct 25: Natchez Tr – Childrens Way to Kensington –Police On Duty
  • Titans Game:  Oct 26.  For information on directions and parking visit: Police On Duty