Bridge Repair Work Prompts Another Weekend Closure on I-65


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will again be conducting lane and ramp closures for bridge repair activities on the I-65 bridge over Arthur Avenue in Nashville.

A portion of Interstate 65 South within the downtown Nashville loop will be closed beginning Friday, November 10 at 8 p.m. and will continue through Monday, November 13 at 5 a.m. Traffic will be detoured around the city via I-24 East and I-40 West.

Due to the work on the bridge, I-65 South will be closed at Exit 86 the on-ramps from Rosa L Parks Blvd. to I-65 South and from I-24 West to I-65 South (Exit 46B) will also be closed. Detour signs will be posted.

Motorists are advised to slow down and move over while traveling in a work zone to protect road workers. The penalty for violating the Move Over Law in Tennessee is possibly up to 30 days in jail and a maximum fine of up to $500.

From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at Travelers can also dial 511 from any phone for travel information.

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination. Drivers should never tweet, text, or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.


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