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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

  • 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 - Ongoing Construction- Police On Duty
  • Nelson Merry St - George L Davis Bv to 11Th Av N - Through January 01, 2015 - Office/Retail Development - Police On Duty
  • 11th Avenue - Church Street to Laurel Street - lane shifts only

Misc Bridge, Pavement Repairs, Sidewalks & Street Improvements

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

Project From To Improvement Type
Amberton Ct Lavergne Couchville Pk Cul-De-Sac Cast Adj/Paving
Bethwood Dr Oakwood Ave Dead End Construction Sign Install
Bluefield Ave Lebanon Pk Donelson Pk Casting Adjustments
Brookmont Terr Harding Pk Hillmeade Ct Culvert Replacement
Buena Vista Pk W Trinity Ln Jt Past Rowan Dr Paving/Striping
Doverside Dr Moorewood Dr Jt 175' E Of Eaglew'd Ln Casting Adjustments
E Ridge Dr Packard Dr Haywood Ln Milling
Echo Hill Rd Woodmont Blvd Bear Rd Cast Adj/Milling
Foxhall Rd Woodmont Blvd Wimbledon Rd Milling
Main St S 1st St End (Marathon Terminal) Concrete Pavement
Mcgavock Pk W Side Of Glenmeade Dr 200' E Of Riverside Dr Cast Adj/Paving
Mt View Cir Mt View Rd Murfreesboro Pk Casting Adjustments
Northcrest Dr Whispering Hills Dr Nolensville Pk Paving
Old Hickory Blvd Bell Rd Burkitt Rd Milling\Paving
Old Lebanon Pk Lebanon Pk (W Intersection) Lebanon Pk (E Intersection) Casting Adjustments
Plantation Dr Old Hickory Blvd Bonnacroft Dr Milling
Round Rock Dr Lavergne Couchville Pk Maxwell Rd Cast Adj/Paving
Sentinel Dr 37th Ave N Dakota Ave Casting Adjustments
Summerly Dr Hickory Valled Rd Charlotte Pk Undercutting
Volunteer Dr Barclay Square Dr Terragon Trl Paving
Willard Dr E Ridge Dr Wallace Rd Milling
Wilson Blvd West End Ave Dead End Casting Adjustments
Wilson Blvd West End Ave Rolland Rd Casting Adjustments

Infrared Repairs

  • Avondale Cir @ points along the 1200 and 1400 block of Avondale Cir
  • Blue Brick Dr @ points along the 2800 block of Blue Brick Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ 2808 Branwood Dr
  • Branwood Dr @ Kent Rd
  • Bull Run Rd @ 4770 Bull Run Rd
  • Kennith Dr @ 205 Kennith Dr
  • Kennith Dr @ At Lyndale Dr
  • Leatherwood Dr @ Emery Dr
  • Morgan Rd @ 3024 Morgan Rd
  • One Mile Pkwy @ E Campbell Rd
  • Rich Acres Dr @ 2901 Rich Acres Dr
  • Ridgewood Rd @ 7925 Ridgewood Rd
  • River Dr @ points along the 1700, 1800 and 3000 block of River Dr
  • Sycamore Creek Rd @ 8491 Sycamore Creek Rd
  • Vista Ln @ 2826 Vista Ln and Vista Pl @ Vista Ln


Project From To Sidewalk Type
46th Ave N / Murphy Rd 45h Avenue Colorado Ave New Sidewalk
Elysian Fields Rd Nolensville Pk Coventry Ct New Sidewalk
Cold Stream Dr Harpeth Glen Trc Dead End Sidewalk Repair
Morrissey Ct Morton Mill Rd Cul-De-Sac Sidewalk Repair
Northridge Dr Morton Mill Rd R Eller Ct 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

  • Run & Renew 5K, October 18, 2014, Union St - Polk Ave to 7th Ave N, 12th Ave N, 5th Ave S - Korean Veterans Blvd to Demonbreun St - Charlotte to Church St- Police On Duty
  • Music City Half Marathon, October 19, 2014, Russell St - S 1st St to Titans Way, Titans Way - Russell St to Victory Ave, Victory Ave - Titans Way to S 1st St, S 1st St - Shelby Ave to Victory Ave, Davidson St - S 1st St to S 15th St --Police On Duty
  • Troop Aid 2014, October 20-21, Broadway - 5th Ave to 3rd Ave-- Police On Duty
  • Ragnar Relay Tennessee, October 24-25, 2014, 5th Ave S - Demonbreun St to Hilton Hotel-- Police On Duty
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, October 24, 2014, 21st Ave N - Meharry Blvd to Albion St -- Police On Duty
  • Special Event, October 24-26, 2014, Wedgewood Ave - 4th Ave S to Rains Ave -- Police On Duty