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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.

TDOT Construction Alert - Davidson County

Old Hickory Boulevard (SR 254) from Chickering Road to Hillsboro Road (US 431/SR 106)
Friday, September 12 at 8 p.m. through Monday, September 15 at 6 a.m.


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 September 9, 2014 – Electric Work – Police On Duty
  • 5th Ave N – Hume St to Madison St –Through September 15, 2014 – Electric Work – Police On Duty`
  • Acklen Ave – 21st Ave S to 24th Ave S –Through September 4, 2014 – Concrete Pour – Police On Duty
  • Almond St – Peabody St to Korean Veterans Blvd –Through September 20, 2014 – Construction – Detour Required
  • Elliston Pl – 22nd Ave N to 21st Ave N –Through September 11, 2014 – 6 Story Residential Structure – Detour Required
  • Garfield St – 4th Ave N to 5th Ave N –Through September 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
  • Rolling Mill Hill Rd – Academy Pl to Middleton St –Through August 29, 2014 – Underground Electric – Police On Duty

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, Sidewalks & Street Improvements

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

Project From To Improvement Type
51st Ave N Centennial Blvd R/R Tracks Paving
Baugh Rd Bellevue Rd Old Harding Pk Casting Adjustments
Bobwhite Ct Bobwhite Dr Cul-De-Sac Casting Adjustments
Bobwhite Ct Bobwhite Dr Cul-De-Sac Paving
Bobwhite Dr Buenaview Blvd Farmview Dr Casting Adjustments
Bobwhite Dr Buenaview Blvd Farmview Dr Paving
Brick Church Pk Brick Church Ln Briley Pkwy Paving
Brookmont Ter Harding Pk Harding Pk Casting Adjustments
Buena Vista Pk W Trinity Ln Jt Past Rowan Dr Milling/Undercutting
Buena Vista Pk W Trinity Ln Jt Past Rowan Dr Signal Loop Wires
Burgess Ave White Bridge Pk Bellmore Ave Paving
Castleman Ct Castleman Dr Cul-De-Sac Casting Adjustments
Creekwood North Kings Ln Creekway Ct Paving
Demoss Rd Maudina Ave Oceola Ave Casting Adjustments
Demoss Rd Maudina Ave Oceola Ave Paving
Echo Hill Rd Woodmont Blvd Bear Rd Casting Adjustments
Foxhall Rd Woodmont Blvd Wimbledon Rd Casting Adjustments
Knight Dr 3920 Knight Dr 3889 Knight Dr Paving
Old Hickory Blvd Bell Rd Burkitt Rd Cross Drain
Old Hickory Blvd Bell Rd Burkitt Rd Cross Drain
Richard Jones Rd Lone Oak Rd Hillsboro Pk Casting Adjustments
Shady Dale Ln Kings Ln Home Haven Dr Paving
Sharondale Dr Hillsboro Pk Sharondale Ct Casting Adjustments
Summerly Dr Hickory Valled Rd Charlotte Pk Milling

Infrared Repairs

  • Bonnafair Dr @ Bonnawood Dr
  • Bonnafair Dr @ Bonnafield Dr
  • Bonnafield Dr @ 149 Bonnafield Dr
  • Bonnavale Dr @393 Bonnavale Dr
  • Bonnavale Dr @ Bonnafair Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ Lakeland Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ 2910 Ironwood Dr
  • Ironwood Dr @ Cottonwood Dr
  • Jackson Downs Blvd@ points along the 2000 block of Jackson Downs Blvd
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr


Project From To Sidewalk Type
12th Ave N Clinton St Herman St Sidewalk Repair
12th Ave S Division St Hawkins St Sidewalk Repair
46th Ave N / Murphy Rd 45h Avenue Colorado Ave New Sidewalk
Acklen Park Dr Park Dr West End Ave Sidewalk Repair
Elysian Fields Rd Nolensville Pk Coventry Ct 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: September 4-6, 2014, Deaderick St – 3rd Ave N to 4th Ave N – Closing Street– Police On Duty