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Route 693 (Lead Mine Road) Pulaski County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
March 2015

Est Completion Date
December 2015




Tim Dowdy, P.E.

Project Information

The major design features for the proposed project on Route 693 (Lead Mine Road) in Pulaski County includes improving two spot improvements (totaling 0.625-mile) along the  section of Route 693 that begins at 0.021 mile west of Route 672 South (Baptist Hollow Road) and ends at 0.082 mile east of Route 669 (Cecil's Chapel Road).

The proposed project will include increasing the lane and shoulder widths, installing guardrail and improving the horizontal alignment on Route 693. The project also includes replacing the existing concrete box culvert located at 0.130 mile east of Route 672 South. There will be a detour in place during the second stage of Construction that will close Route 693 from Route 672 South (Baptist Hollow Road) to 0.301 mile east of Route 672 South (Baptist Hollow Road) for approximately 75 days.

Construction began in March of 2015 and is scheduled to be completed in December 2015.

The Total Estimated Construction cost is $1,922,943.00. 

The Total Estimated Project Cost is $3,696,256.00.

Project Milestones

A design Public Hearing was held September 11, 2012.

The bidding process began in November 2014.

Work began in March 2015.

Traffic Impacts

From 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, a detour will be in place from September 9 through mid-October. Traffic will be diverted around the project by using Route 672 (Baptist Hollow Road). 

Flaggers will control traffic and motorists should use caution in the work zone as construction equipment and vehicles will be entering and exiting the road. 

The road turns from Asphalt to stone so drivers are cautioned to slow down. 

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