Transportation updates: 3 road projects to know in the Franklin and Brentwood areas


Franklin Road widening

Lane closures continue along Franklin Road from Concord Road to just past Moores Lane as crews work to widen the road from two to five lanes. Delays along the route are expected as closures reduce traffic to one lane in some areas.
Timeline: 2017-21
Cost: $26.7 million
Funding sources: Tennessee Department of Transportation, city of Brentwood

I-65 repaving

TDOT is working to repave and resurface portions of I-65 from just south of Concord Road in Brentwood to Liberty Pike in the Franklin area. Lane closures are expected to occur in the evenings from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. over the next several weeks.
Timeline: mid-May-TBD
Cost: TBD
Funding source: TDOT

Regional project: I-440 reconstruction

Work is ongoing on this reconstruction project on I-440 to create three lanes of traffic in each direction. The road will remain open with lane closures in place.
Timeline: fall 2018-August 2020
Cost: $152.9 million
Funding source: TDOT

All information on this page was updated as of 6/14/19. News or questions about these or other local transportation projects? Email us at

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Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.
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