TDOT: I-24 closure rescheduled for next weekend - WSMV News 4

TDOT: I-24 closure rescheduled for next weekend

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A planned closure for Interstate 24 near downtown Nashville this weekend has been rescheduled.

The bridge repair project has been pushed back to the weekend of April 20 due to the forecasted severe weather.

TDOT crews will work on the section of interstate between the I-65 interchange north of downtown and the I-40 interchange east of downtown. 

The work is part of the $28.5 million dollar project to rebuild two bridges, Oldham Street and Spring Street, that cross over the corridor. 

TDOT closed the bridges for four weekends last year summer to completely rebuild the bridges. 

Throughout out the winter, they have been observing certain areas along the corridor that have started deteriorating because of multiple freeze-thaw cycles this winter and determined they already need more work.

Officials say the contractor has agreed to add this work to the existing $28.5 million contract, meaning the city won't have to shell out any more cash on the project. 

For more information about the project and recommended detour information, click here

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