Section of Poplar Avenue closed this weekend for road work

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Sections of Poplar Avenue will be closed this weekend as Tennessee Department of Transportation begins repairs.

TDOT will close down both directions as they work to upgrade the bridges at the interchange of I-240.

Several ramps will be closed throughout the weekend beginning Friday, July 13, at 9 p.m.

Poplar Avenue will reopen Monday, July 16 at 6 a.m.

While the ramps will be closed in the area, I-240 will remain open.

Alternate routes include Walnut Grove Road at Shady Grove Road or Quince Road at Park Avenue.

This is the first full closure planned by TDOT. They will have more next weekend as well.

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