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Tennessee State Trooper Makes Traffic Stop and Discovers 11 Pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine/Ice

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, Trooper Donnie Clark of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) Chattanooga District stopped a gray 2014 Chevrolet Malibu on I-24 in Coffee County for a traffic violation.

The driver, Shannon Baxter of Indianapolis, Indiana was not cooperative answering the trooper’s questions. This behavior along with the actions by the passenger caused Trooper Clark to become suspicious of criminal activity possibly being conducted. Consent to search the vehicle was requested by the trooper and denied by the driver.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Donnie Clark arrests two drug traffickers.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Donnie Clark arrests two drug traffickers.

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TDOT announces Section of I-24 in Downtown Nashville to Close this Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend.

The closure is scheduled for Friday, October 27th at 8:00pm through Monday, October 30th at 6:00am.

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TDOT announces I-24 Weekend Closure Postponed

 

Rain expected from Tropical Storm Nate

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews have postponed the Interstate 24 closure that was scheduled for this weekend in Downtown Nashville, due to anticipated rain from Tropical Storm Nate.

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TDOT announces Section of I-24 in Downtown Nashville Closed This Weekend

 

Motorists Advised to Plan Ahead

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend.

The closure is scheduled as follows: Friday, October 6th at 8:00pm through Monday, October 9th at 6:00am.

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City of Clarksville announces 50 mph speed limit coming to Martin Luther King Parkway

 

New, lower speed limit will take effect Friday

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville says motorists should get prepared for a new 50 mph speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 from Exit 11 to Madison Street.

Clarksville Traffic Engineer Chris Cowan said the new speed limit will go into effect at 8:00am on Friday, October 6th, 2017 after all the new signage is in place.

The speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 between Exit 11 and Madison Street will be set at 50 mph, effective at 8:00am Friday, October 6th. The speed limit is being reduced to improve safety and traffic flow on the busy thoroughfare that serves as the southern gateway to Clarksville.

The speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 between Exit 11 and Madison Street will be set at 50 mph, effective at 8:00am Friday, October 6th. The speed limit is being reduced to improve safety and traffic flow on the busy thoroughfare that serves as the southern gateway to Clarksville.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting September 28th, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County resurfacing on Madison Street (SR 112) from Richview Road (SR 374) to University Avenue (L.M. 9.44-L.M. 13.66) daily from 6:00pm until 6:00am.

There will be a temporary lane closure on Madison Street to perform milling and paving operations.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting September 21st, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County resurfacing on Madison Street (SR 112) from Richview Road (SR 374) to University Avenue (L.M. 9.44-L.M. 13.66) will start Sunday, September 24th and end Wednesday, September 27th, from 6:00pm until 6:00am.

There will be a temporary lane closure on Madison Street to perform milling and paving operations.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting September 1st, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County resurfacing on SR 112 From SR 374 to University Avenue will take place Friday September 1st, from 9:00am until 12:00pm, Tuesday September 5th and Wednesday September 6th, from 6:00pm until 6:00am.

There will be a temporary lane closure on SR 112 to perform catch basin and value adjustments.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting August 25th, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County the Bridge Repair (McClure Bridge) on SR 13 over the Cumberland River in Clarksville (L.M. 17.40-17.70) will take place Friday, August 25th, from 8:00pm through Monday, August 27th, at 5:00am.

There will be a lane closure on SR 13 on the bridge over the Cumberland River for the replacement of bridge end joints operations. Temporary traffic signals will be in place.

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Fort Campbell Soldier saves couple from Flaming Car

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Staff Sergeant Nicholas “Bruce” Davis, a cannon crew member and section chief assigned to C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, has earned a nomination for the Soldier’s Medal from his unit for heroism in saving two lives on June 9th, 2017.

The Soldier’s Medal is a military award that recognizes peacetime acts of valor where a Soldier voluntarily puts himself or herself in personal danger.

On June 9th, Davis was driving east on Interstate 24 with his son, Gabriel, and his friend, Katie, in his gray Chevy Silverado. Davis had just filled up the tank and that evening they were on a four-hour drive headed east to Chattanooga.

Staff Sgt. Nicholas “Bruce” Davis, a cannon crew member and section chief assigned to C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, rescued Rick and Sharon Steiert from a burning car June 9, 2017. Davis selflessly put himself in harms way to rescue them and received a nomination for the Soldier’s Medal from his unit. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Staff Sgt. Nicholas “Bruce” Davis, a cannon crew member and section chief assigned to C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, rescued Rick and Sharon Steiert from a burning car June 9, 2017. Davis selflessly put himself in harms way to rescue them and received a nomination for the Soldier’s Medal from his unit. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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