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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting February 15th, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be on-call concrete repair at the Welcome Center for for concrete ramp and pavement repairs the weekend of Friday, February 15th, 2019

The right lane on I-24 EB will be closed until the concrete is placed. The work will take approximately 12 hours to complete – the timing depends on weather.

Lane Closure

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101st Airborne Division Welcomes Major General Brian Winski as New Commanding General

 

101st Airborne Division 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The historic and accomplished 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) welcomed its 47th commanding general Thursday, February 14th, 2019, as Major General Andrew Poppas relinquished command to Major General Brian Winski.

Under Poppas’ leadership, the 101st Airborne Division deployed Soldiers to combat, contingency and peacekeeping missions around the world, to include Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan, dozens of training and partnership missions on the African and European continents, and hurricane and disaster relief missions in Puerto Rico and the United States. He spoke to the thousands of “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers, Veterans and community members who assembled for the ceremony at Fort Campbell’s parade field.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, acting commanding general for U.S. Forces Command, hands the "Screaming Eagle" colors to Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, as he assumes command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 14, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Winski succeeds Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, who, after commanding the world's only air assault division for the past two years, will move on to the Pentagon, as the director of operations for the Joint Staff. (Sgt. James Griffin, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, acting commanding general for U.S. Forces Command, hands the “Screaming Eagle” colors to Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, as he assumes command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 14, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Winski succeeds Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, who, after commanding the world’s only air assault division for the past two years, will move on to the Pentagon, as the director of operations for the Joint Staff. (Sgt. James Griffin, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Needs at Least $49.8 Billion of Public Infrastructure Improvements

 

Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR)

Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations - TACIRNashville, TN – Tennessee needs at least $49.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2017 to June 2022—a $5 billion (11.1%) increase from the year before—according to a new report by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR).  

Improvements needed for Transportation and Utilities, Education, and Health, Safety, and Welfare infrastructure continue to account for most of the inventory, with Education and Transportation and Utilities infrastructure needs responsible for most of the reported increase this year. 

More than two-thirds of the estimated cost of needed infrastructure improvements included in this year’s report is not funded, unchanged from last year.

Building Tennessee's Tomorrow

Building Tennessee’s Tomorrow

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Jack Miller Boulevard Water Outage

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has turned off water service on Jack Miller Boulevard from Audrea Lane to Tobacco Road to repair a water main leak.

Low water pressure may also affect area residents during the work.

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AAA says Winter Weather Continues to Knock Down Gas Demand

 

AAA

AAATampa, FL – AAA reports that frigid winter weather has played a critical role in keeping pump prices low this winter due to relatively low demand for gasoline.

For two weeks, demand numbers have been decreasing. The latest Energy Information Administration data reveals that gas demand fell by approximately 425,000 b/d from the previous week to 8.6 million b/d.

Gas Prices at the pump remain low. (AAA)

Gas Prices at the pump remain low. (AAA)

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Entry Control Point Glacier: Sustaining Safety in a Deployed Environment

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Dahlke, Afghanistan – Out in a deployed environment, surrounded by unfamiliar terrain and possible enemy combatants, the development of safety precautions and protective measures are paramount.

Thanks to the efforts of expeditionary teams from the 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, entry control points have been constructed, further protecting the service members and civilians of the forward operating bases they surround.

A view of Entry Control Point Glacier, in Dahlke, Afghanistan, portraying the progress that was made by the 495th Combat Support Sustainment Brigade team, February 5, 2019. Thanks to the efforts of expeditionary teams from the 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, numerous entry control points have been constructed, further protecting the service members and civilians of the forward operating bases they surround. (CPT Jeremy Hargis, 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion)

A view of Entry Control Point Glacier, in Dahlke, Afghanistan, portraying the progress that was made by the 495th Combat Support Sustainment Brigade team, February 5, 2019. Thanks to the efforts of expeditionary teams from the 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, numerous entry control points have been constructed, further protecting the service members and civilians of the forward operating bases they surround. (CPT Jeremy Hargis, 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion)

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Blanchfield, Fort Campbell officials examine response for victims for Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Officials from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell and the local community held a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Summit February 6th to 8th to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence.

“Domestic violence and sexual assault are still happening and there is absolutely no room for it,” said Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to more than 100 summit participants, which included first responders, medical personnel, victim advocates, military and civil law enforcement officials, social workers and counselors, staff judge advocates and civic officials from surrounding communities.

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 - 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 – 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office congratulates Law Enforcement Explorers

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) would like to congratulate Law Enforcement Explorers Post 600 on their recent achievements.

The Explorers earned two awards during their Annual Winterfest Conference and Competition. They placed third in Active Shooter Response and third in Bomb Threat Response.

They also recently held a promotion and graduation ceremony for five members of the program.

Law Enforcement Explorers Post 600

Law Enforcement Explorers Post 600

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Commerce Street Closed

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department 

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has closed a section of Commerce Street to through traffic from Hiter Street to Childers Street to repair a water main leak.

Motorists will be redirected to Hiter Street and Childers Street during the work.

The water main repair is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 6:00pm.

Road Closure

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City of Clarksville offices to close Monday for Presidents Day

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, February 18th, 2019 to observe Presidents Day.

Presidents Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February in honor of the first U.S. President, George Washington, who was born on February 22nd.

Clarksville Transit System (CTS) buses will run on Saturday schedule.

Clarksville Transit System (CTS) buses will run on Saturday schedule.

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