This project includes the reconstruction and widening of approximately 1.8 miles of Lamar Avenue (S.R. 4/U.S. 78) from the Mississippi State line to 2,700’ +/- south of Shelby Drive in Shelby County, Tennessee. This project also includes the creation of a grade separation interchange at Holmes Road and Lamar Avenue and the reconstruction of approximately 0.6 miles of Holmes Road. Highlights of this project include extensive and major utility relocations of 6 service providers, the construction and removal of the Holmes Road detour, placement of approximately 190,000 cubic yards of embankment material, drainage and box culvert work, bridge and retaining wall construction, lighting and traffic signals, concrete paved ramps, base stone and final asphalt paving of the entire 2.4-mile project under high volume freight traffic. The bridge construction for this project includes the new, 7-lane Holmes Road bridge over Lamar Avenue. 

Lamar Avenue (S.R.4/U.S. 78) Reconstruction

Owner: Tennessee Department of Transportation

Location: Memphis, Shelby Co., TN

Engineer: Fisher & Arnold, Inc./TDOT

CEI: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Projected Completion Date: July 2022