The Smyrna Public Works Department is working on several road projects around Smyrna, including Enon Springs Road West Extension and Potomac Place Extension. Read more for details on these and other road projects.
TURN LANE EXPANSION ON STONECREST BLVD. AT SAM RIDLEY PKWY.
From the StoneCrest side, this will add 3 lanes at the intersection to provide 2 ingress lanes, 2 left turn lanes, 2 straight thru lanes, and 1 right turn lane. (Total 7 lanes). This project is currently under construction with an anticipated substantial completion late May 2019 and a final completion of September 2019.
WEAKLEY LANE IMPROVEMENTS AT SWAN DRIVE
This project adds left turn lanes for all four legs of the intersection. This project will provide better turning movements for the large trucks and allow vehicles to get through this intersection quicker. We began construction April 2019 with a substantial completion in the fourth quarter of 2019.
INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEM PHASES 1 AND 2
Project is approved and funding allocated from FHWA, TDOT, and Town of Smyrna to link traffic lights along Sam Ridley, Nissan Drive, parts of Enon Springs, parts of Rock Springs, and parts of Lowry Street to a central Traffic Operations Center at Town Hall. Utility relocations are complete and we are awaiting notice to proceed to construction from TDOT.
INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEM PHASES 3, 4, AND 5
Project is approved and funding allocated from FHWA and TDOT to link traffic lights along Lee Victory, Almaville Road, Old Nashville Highway, parts of Enon Springs, and parts of Lowry Street to a central Traffic Operations Center at Town Hall to be constructed under Phases 1 and 2. Currently we are working on the engineering drawings.
ENON SPRINGS ROAD WEST EXTENSION
The Town of Smyrna is providing funding to connect Enon Springs at Old Nashville Highway to Rocky Fork at the bridge over I-24. This project is currently under construction. Utility installation and rough grading is underway.
POTOMAC PLACE EXTENSION
The Town of Smyrna is funding the extension of Potomac Place to Chaney Road and will be moving the traffic signal at Chaney to Potomac to enhance traffic flow in this area. This project is currently under construction with substantial completion in September 2019.
SAM RIDLEY PARKWAY ROAD WIDENING
Project is approved and funding allocated from TDOT, FHWA, and the Town to widen Sam Ridley Parkway to 3 lanes in each direction from I-24 to Old Nashville Highway. We received notice to proceed to construction from TDOT and are currently bidding the project.
NOLAN DRIVE RELOCATION
This project will provide better traffic flow between Sam Ridley Parkway and Lowry Street and will allow for future expansion of Lee Victory Park. Rough grading and storm water pipe installation is underway with substantial completion anticipated Winter 2019.
SAM RIDLEY PARKWAY AT OLD NASHVILLE HIGHWAY
The Town has selected an engineering consulting firm to begin the environmental investigation and design engineering phase to determine the additional turn lanes needed for this project.
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT OLD JEFFERSON PIKE AND NORTH LOWRY STREET
At the request of the Town, TDOT has conducted a safety analysis of the intersection of Old Jefferson Pike and North Lowry Street. Based on the results of the analysis, TDOT will be installing a new traffic light at this intersection. Currently they are allocating funds to start the project.
WASHINGTON STREET PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
The Town, TDOT, and CSX are working together on a project to safely link pedestrian traffic between Lowry Street and Front Street. This project will add sidewalks to each side of Washington Street and pedestrian gate arms at the railroad crossing. The environmental investigation is complete and construction plans are being designed.
Evaluating milling and resurfacing projects for fiscal year 2019-2020.
IMPROVEMENTS TO EXITS 66 & 70 FROM I‐24
Preliminary redesign of ramps and intersections by TDOT.
INTERCHANGE AT I‐24 / ROCKY FORK ROAD
Awaiting funding and approval from FHWA.