Engineering Projects

Airport Rd Intersections Improvements 

(Project TDOT SIA Project Woolhawk)

State Funded - SIA; 50% ROW Cost shared by City - General Fund

Improvements to three intersections along Airport Rd, at Hartsville Pike (SR-25), at Gateway Dr, and at Scottsville Pike (US Hwy 31E).

TDOT is in the process of acquiring necessary ROW, finalizing construction plans, and acquiring necessary permits for construction.  The City anticipates being a part of the Construction Field Review,  tentatively set for late April 2024.  This project is currently set to be let to construction in October 2024.

                                

Albert Gallatin Ave Extension to SR-109 

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Extend Albert Gallatin Ave from Dobbins Pike along new alignment to SR-109 and construct a new interchange.

Construction of this project was completed in May 2022.  The City is working through the closeout process with TDOT and SSR.

                

Dorothy Jordan/N Blythe Ave Widening

City Managed, Resurfacing

City Funded; General Fund & General Obligation (GO) Bond

Reconstruction of Dorothy Jordan Ave / N Blythe Ave from Red River Rd to Albert Gallatin Ave.  

Improvements include a three-lane section with a bike lane, grass strip, and 6' sidewalk on both sides.   A roundabout is designed to replace the traffic signal that currently exists at the W Eastland Ave intersection.

The City is contracted with Wiser Consultants to develop plans for roadway improvements.  The City is ready to begin acquiring the necessary ROW for the construction of roadway improvements.  Construction of this project could begin as early as Spring 2026.

                

E Smith St Widening      

City Managed, City Funded; General Obligation (GO) Bond

Improvements to the roadway from the intersection of S Water to just past S Boyers Ave which include widening to a three lane section with sidewalks on each side of the roadway.

The City is working with Gresham Smith (consultant) to finalize the ROW acquisition.   Construction plans are complete and project is being advertised for contractor bids and bidding closes on January 18, 2024.  

Once the final pieces of ROW are completed, the City expects to begin construction immediately.

 

Nashville Pk Bridge Replacements (East Fork and West TDOT - Improve Act Fork)             

State Funded

Replacement of two bridges along Nashville Pike (SR-6), over Station Camp Creek and over East Camp Creek.

TDOT is working to prepare these two bridge replacements for construction letting  in August 2024.  The City will be included in the Construction Field Review in February or March 2024.

                

S Water Ave Widening and Resurfacing - Phase 1 (Maple-Smith)

City Managed

City Funded; General Fund & General Obligation (GO) Bond

Reconstruction of S Water Ave from Maple St to Smith St which includes a three-lane section with bike lanes, grass strip and sidewalk on each side of the travel lanes; CHALLENGES:   the railroad crossing near E Scheel St; historical features in close proximity to ROW north of railroad tracks; parking for businesses and apartments, maintaining adequate access/parking for said locations.

The City is under contract with Ragan Smith for design of roadway improvements.  The consultant has begun to collect survey data for the present roadway geometry and property boundaries adjacent to the roadway.  Once the survey is complete, the consultant will begin conceptual design of the new roadway.

                

S Water Ave Widening and Resurfacing - Phase 3 

City Managed (Airport - Bush)

City Funded; General Fund & General Obligation (GO) Bond

Reconstruction of S Water Ave from Airport Rd to Bush Ave which includes a three-lane section with bike lanes, grass strip and sidewalk on each side of the travel lanes; CHALLENGES:   maintaining adequate access and parking for some locations, especially near Old Glory diner and the Veterans Home across from Hitchcock Ave;  drainage near the Veterans Home and the Woods Ferry intersection.

The City is under contract with Ragan Smith for design of roadway improvements.  The consultant has begun to collect survey data for the present roadway geometry and property boundaries adjacent to the roadway.  Once the survey is complete, the consultant will begin conceptual design of the new roadway.

                                

SR-386 Extension             

TDOT - Transportation Modernization Act

State Highway Partnership Program (SHPP); funding from state, county, and city

Realignment and extension of SR-386 between Green Lea Blvd and SR-109, adding a grade-separated interchange near the Long Hollow Intersection, removing access to SR-386 at the Belvedere intersection, and some small ramp improvements at the SR-109 interchange; Long Hollow will also be intended to meet N Belvedere near Calvert Drive to maintain access between Nashville Pike and SR-386 between SR-109 and Green Lea Blvd.

The City is partnered with Sumner County and TDOT for this project and has been involved with a kickoff meeting.  This project is currently in Stage 1, which is intended for context and scoping.  The goal is to have this project ready for construction by mid 2028.

                                

Big Station Camp Blvd Interchange Improvements           

TDOT - Safety Office Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

Improvements to the NB and SB Exit Ramps from SR-386, which include widening the ramps to accommodate two turn lanes (left turn and right turn) and the installation of two traffic signals.

TDOT is in the process of developing plans for the proposed improvements for the exit ramps.


 Multimodal Projects

                                

Citywide Sidewalks Improvements Grant - Phase 2          

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost.

Construction of sidewalk segments along Coles Ferry Rd, N Boyers Ave, Long Hollow Pike and Red River Rd to provide connectivity to other sidewalks that have been previously constructed.

The City is in the process of initiating this project with TDOT in order to begin developing plans for implementation.

                                

Greenway - Lock 4 Rd (plus culvert replacement)             

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Construction of a Multi-Use Trail along Lock 4 Rd from Nichols Ln to Olympic Way/Lock 4 Park entrance; from Nichols Ln to the Lock 4 Rd boat ramp, the improvements will include curb and gutter (one side of road) and a 10' multi-use trail; from the boat ramp to Lock 4 Park, the improvements will include curb and gutter (one side of road) and a 5' sidewalk.

The City is contracted with Barge Design Solutions for the design of a Multi-Use Trail along the east side of Lock 4 Rd.  This project is currently in the NEPA Phase to evaluate the environmental impacts and begin designing preliminary plans.

                                

Greenway - Vol State / Gap Trail - Phase 1           

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Multimodal Access Grant (MMAG); state grant with a 90/10 match; city responsible for 10% of the total project cost

Construction of a 10-12' wide greenway trail from Greensboro Dr to Gap Blvd along Nashville Pike, in front of Vols State Community College.  This section of trail is a portion of a longer 4.5 mile greenway trail that connect the Station Camp Trail to a future trail that runs along East Camp Creek.

The City is under contract with Kimley Horn through TDOT's on-call consultants for the development of plans for this greenway trail.  Survey is anticipated to begin in early 2024.  Construction for this trail could begin as early as November 2025.

                                

Greenway - Vol State/GAP Trail - Phase 2A & Phase 2B  

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

City Funded - PE and ROW; Transportation Assistance Program (TAP) Grant - CONST; federal grant with 80/20 match for construction only;  city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Construction of a 10-12' wide greenway trail from Thorne Blvd to St. Blaise Rd.  This section of trail is a portion of a longer 4.5 mile greenway trail that connect the Station Camp Trail to a future trail that runs along East Camp Creek.

The City is in the process of initiating this project with TDOT.  Development of this project could begin as early as Summer 2024.

                                

Nashville Pike Sidewalk 

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Construction of a 6' sidewalk along Nashville Pike from Lock 4 Rd to Greenwave Dr.  This project will allow bicyclist or pedestrians to be able to travel from Downtown Gallatin to near Belvedere Dr safely by providing a sidewalk for the entire length.

The City is working through the closeout process with TDOT and SSR.  Substantial completion of this project was completed on time.

                

Traffic Signal Projects

                                

Traffic Signal Timing and Coordination & ITS Grant 

City Managed; TDOT Phase 1 Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Upgrade of 25 signals along the US Hwy 31 corridor and the Downtown area in order to upgrade the existing traffic signal hardware and optimize the efficiency of the traffic movement through this corridor.  This includes upgrading the traffic controllers, upgrades to detection, and connecting the signals for the fiber network in order to gain remote access for monitoring.

The City is working though the closeout process with TDOT and Barge Design Solutions.  Construction was completed for this project in May 2023.

                                

Traffic Signal Timing and Coordination & ITS Grant          

City Managed; TDOT  Phase 2      Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for

20% of total project cost

Upgrade of 21 remaining signals, not covered with Phase 1 in order to upgrade the existing traffic signal hardware and optimize the efficiency of the traffic movement through this corridor.  This includes upgrading the traffic controllers, upgrades to detection, and connecting the signals for the fiber network in order to gain remote access for monitoring.

The City is contracted with Barge Design Solutions for the design of the signal upgrades for about 21 remaining signals within Gallatin.  This project is currently waiting on the approval of the NEPA document by TDOT.

                                

Gallatin Various Intersections Improvements Grant        

City Managed; TDOT Local Programs Office

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Grant; federal grant with 80/20 match; city responsible for 20% of total project cost

Upgrades to traffic signal hardware, such as signal cabinets and detection, at 20-25 signals across the city.

The city is in the process of initiating this project with TDOT in order to begin developing plans for implementation.

                

Long Hollow Pike Timing Update & SR-109 SB Exit Ramp Improvements (formerly Long Hollow Pike)

City Managed, City Funded; General Obligation (GO) Bond

Liquidating Original Project - Improvements to the Long Hollow Pike corridor signals by updating timings and coordination.  Improvements to the SB Exit Ramp from SR-109 to Long Hollow Pike, which include the addition of a signal for the SB Ramp heading toward Nashville.

The City is under contract with Neel Shaffer for improvements to the SR-109 SB Exit Ramp and signal timing improvements along the Long Hollow Pike corridor.   Construction of the improvements for the SR109 SB exit ramp expected to begin Spring 2024 with implementation of new timings to follow.

                

Nashville Pike at Belvedere; Nashville Pike at Village 

City Managed, City Funded; General Fund

Upgrades for the traffic signals at Nashville Pike intersections with Belvedere and Village Green; includes mast arm poles and new signal cabinets.  Some components upgraded in ITS Phase 1.

The City is under contract with Barge Design Solutions for the development of plans for the proposed improvements at both intersections.  Construction of signals expected to begin Spring/Summer 2024.

                                

Maple St / Hancock St Improvements    

City Managed, City Funded; General Fund

Improvements to Maple St / Hancock St in conjunction with repaving that is scheduled for this year.   The plan includes improvements to pedestrian facilities identified in the 2021 ADA Transition Plan, upgrades to the traffic signal at the intersection of Maple and Hancock, and possibly a "road diet" for the section of Hancock St from Maple to Green Wave Dr.

The City is in the process of hiring a consultant to develop plans for this project.  This project is in conjunction with the pavement rehabilitation program.  

                

Stormwater Projects

                                

Anthony St to Center St Drainage             

City Managed, City Funded - Stormwater Fees

Improve the drainage system (ditches and pipes) and reduce localized flooding along Anthony St, W

Carson St, and Center St by allowing water to be conveyed to East Camp Creek more easily and efficiently.

The City is currently working through finalizing the design and ROW plans for the necessary acquisitions/easements required to perform work and maintain the drainage system.

 

Hitchock Ave Berm         

City Managed, City (Stormwater Fees) and Developer Partnership

Construction of a detention berm within the Windsong development above Hitchcock Ave ("Hitckcock Ave Berm") intended to detain existing water passing through the Windsong development to mitigate localized flooding issues in the Halewood Estates area.

Construction of the berm has been completed by the contractor with final punch-list items to be completed with the adjacent phase of residential development in Windsong.

                

S Water Ave / E Winchester St Culvert Replacements     

City Managed, American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds

Replacement of two aging stream culverts, the first being beneath S Water Ave just south of E Bledsoe St,   and the second being beneath E Winchester St between S Trigg Ave and S Pardue Ave.

The City is under contract with CEC to develop construction plans for the replacement of the culverts under S Water Ave and E Winchester Ave.  Construction anticipated to begin as early as May 2024 with current schedule.

                

Town Creek Section 205 

USACE (City – Engineering Support)

USACE and City Cost Share

Construction of a flood control berm near Triple Creek Park to mitigate flooding in Town Creek through Downtown Gallatin and to alleviate concerns that were discovered during the 2010 Flood event.

The USACE is preparing the design and construction plans, and the City is coordinating with the USACE on the construction plans and preparing to acquire the necessary easements and property needed for the project.  Construction anticipated to begin in 2026.

                

Town Creek Seep TDEC UST        

TDEC (City - Engineering Support)

TDEC Project

Corrective actions for underground storage tank leak that was found by the city.

TDEC has performed investigation and remediation work to mitigate the odor and groundwater issues caused by leaking underground petroleum storage tanks, and TDEC is now monitoring the situation to see if further action is needed.

                

Church St Drainage Improvements (Blythe Ave Project) City Managed

City Funded; Stormwater Fees

Project to improve the existing drainage along Church St in conjunction with the proposed roadway improvements for the Blythe Ave project.

The City is under contract with Gresham Smith for the development of conceptual plans for drainage improvements to be constructed in conjunction with the Blythe Ave Widening project.

                

N Council Ave Drainage Improvements (Blythe Ave City Managed Project)

City Funded; Stormwater Fees

Project to improve the existing drainage in the N Council Ave area in conjunction with the proposed roadway improvements for the Blythe Ave project.

The City is under contract with Gresham Smith for the development of conceptual plans for drainage improvements to be constructed in conjunction with the Blythe Ave Widening project.

                

West Gray St Drainage Improvements (Blythe Ave City Managed Project)

City Funded; Stormwater Fees

Project to improve the existing drainage near W Gray St in conjunction with the proposed roadway improvements for the Blythe Ave project.

The City is under contract with Gresham Smith for the development of conceptual plans for drainage improvements to be constructed in conjunction with the Blythe Ave Widening project.

                                

Elizabeth Court Sinkhole              

City Managed

City Funded; Stormwater Fees

Project to repair sinkhole/injection well just off Elizabeth Ct in the Bay Point area.  Sinkhole was improved to an injection well several years ago, but it continues to lose soil in to the ground and slump down.  In the past , it has  been repaired two other times by Public Works but it continues to dropout becoming larger each time.

The City is under contract with S&ME for the development of sinkhole repair plans.  Construction for the repair of this sinkhole could begin as early as Spring of 2024.

                

Current Project Studies

                                

E Smith St - connection to Nashville Pike (US31E)             

City Managed, City Funded; General Fund

Study to develop a conceptual design and rough cost estimate for improvements along Smith St. between S Water Ave and Nashville Pike.  This project is envisioned to include a connection to Nashville Pike; a bridge crossing Town Creek, just west of Nashville Pike connection; and improvements to the typical section from a narrow two-lane roadway to a 2-3 lane section with sidewalks on both sides.  The intent is to create a secondary route near the downtown area that does not actually cut through the square.

The City is working with a consultant to develop a concept that will be used later to guide the later development of this project.

                                

E Smith St - widening from Boyers to S Westland             

City Managed, City Funded; General Fund

Study to develop a conceptual design and rough cost estimate for improvements along Smith St. between S Boyers Ave and S Westland Ave.  This project is envisioned to include improvements to the typical section from a narrow two-lane roadway to a 2-3 lane section with sidewalks on both sides and an improved connection on the east end.  The intent is to create a secondary route near the downtown area that does not actually cut through the square.

The City is working with a consultant to develop a concept that will be used later to guide the later development of this project.

                                

Jones St - widening from S Water to S Westland               

City Managed, City Funded; General Fund

Study to develop a conceptual design and rough cost estimate for improvements to Jones St from S Water Ave to S Westland Ave.

The City is working with a consultant to develop a concept that will be used later to guide the later development of this project.