Even though drivers won't have to detour around Interstate 24 this weekend, they'll still be faced with evening backups on Interstate 65 near downtown Nashville next week.
According to a release by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, a bridge repair project will close several lanes of traffic on I-65 from Aug. 12 to Aug. 16.
The following roads will be closed:
The closures are part of a $940,000 project to replace the 3rd Avenue bridge that crosses I-65. According to the TDOT, the bridge project should be complete by May 2013.
TDOT is advising motorists to seek alternative routes.