Newport Avenue Closures begin Jan. 9

Newport Corridor Improvements Project – Various closures will be in place along Newport Avenue  due to removal and replacement of underground utilities (see map below). Road closures related to the project are listed below:

  1. Full closure of the NW 14th Street roundabout, 1/9/2023 – May 2023
  2. NW Newport Avenue closed from Knoxville Boulevard through the 14th Street roundabout, 1/9/2023 – May 2023
  3. NW 14th Street closed between NW Ogden Avenue and NW Milwaukee Avenue, 1/9/2023 – May 2023
  4. NW 15th Street closed between NW Milwaukee and NW Newport Avenue, 1/5/2023 – May 2023

Please use the signed detour route that includes College Way, NW Portland Avenue and NW 9th Street for all through traffic. NW Milwaukee Avenue between NW 15th and NW 12th streets will be limited to one-way eastbound traffic and is intended for local access only. Business access remains open.

This is the final segment of stormwater, water, sewer and transportation improvements to provide reliability, safety and connectivity enhancements for all users. Construction of the entire Newport Avenue corridor is anticipated to be completed in May 2023 (weather permitting). For more information, visit

Newport avenue will be closed beginning January 9 from Knoxville through the 14th street roundabout to complete the final phase of construction


Ferguson Road Eastbound Lane is Closed

The eastbound lane of Ferguson Road is closed for Ferguson Sewer Improvement Project construction. Follow signed detour route (see map below). The westbound travel lane remains open. Local access to streets off Ferguson Road, except Ridgewater Loop, must be accessed from the westbound direction. The closure is anticipated to last through late Summer 2023. For project information, visit eastbound lane is closed. Use detour. Local access from westbound lane.

Traffic Impact Locations Map

Travelers can also check our interactive, online map at It is regularly updated to show the current and upcoming projects that may create lane or road closures.

Accommodation Information for People with Disabilities

To obtain this information in an alternate format such as Braille, large print, electronic formats, etc. please contact Mary Packebush at or 541-317-3055.