Jackson, TN – According to the state officials, the 1.2-mile project also includes the reconstruction of two bridges and the installation of an Intelligent Transportation System.

TDOT officials also utilized the A+B bidding process in letting this contract to ensure the best combination of price and minimal traffic disruption.

Dement Construction Company submitted the lowest bid of $48,686,574.08 for the work.

The maximum number of days to bid on the project was 1,052 days and the minimum was 687 days.

Dement Construction bid 687 days.

The project is scheduled to begin this weekend and is estimated to be complete in the Spring of 2024.

The upcoming lane closures will begin Sunday night, 7:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. nightly throughout the week on I-40 east and westbound from Exit 76 to Exit 80 for crews to safely begin installing traffic control for the first phase of construction.