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TDOT Launches New Litter Prevention Campaign

 

Nobody Trashes Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation today launched a new litter prevention campaign to help keep trash off Tennessee roadways. The “Nobody Trashes Tennessee” campaign will soon be seen on billboards and commercials, as well as educational programs and anti-litter promotional items.

“From the Great Smoky Mountain region, to the Mississippi River, and every stretch of roadway in between, litter on our highways takes away from Tennessee’s natural beauty,” TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said. “It’s not only an eyesore, but it costs TDOT more than $15 million a year to clean up.”

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TDOT Suspends All Lane Closure Activity for 2017 Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Motorists won’t be slowed down by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 26th through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 30th.

This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel in the state this Memorial Day weekend.

Road Construction Won’t Delay Memorial Day Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

Road Construction Won’t Delay Memorial Day Travelers. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation stops Highway Construction for Christmas Holiday

 

No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23rd until January 3rd

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.

No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at 6:00am Friday, December 23rd, 2016 until 6:00am Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.

TDOT to halt lane Closures for the Christmas Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt lane Closures for the Christmas Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation suspends Lane Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 through 6:00am Monday, November 28th, 2016.

TDOT to halt lane Closures during Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt lane Closures during Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Clarksville’s New Park & Ride a big hit with Commuters

 

Bigger, safer lot serves expanded 94X Clarksville Express to Nashville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed home several busloads of happy commuters Tuesday afternoon at the new, clean and spacious Park & Ride lot at Exit 11.

The Park & Ride opened Monday, and McMillan joined with John Schroer, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and Regional Transit Authority CEO Steve Bland on Tuesday for a grand opening ceremony.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Angela Moore and Monalisa Barker, both of Clarksville, at the grand opening ceremony for the new Park & Ride at Exit 11. Moore and Barker ride the RTA’s 94X Express bus to and from work and say the service eliminates the stress and expense of driving and parking in Nashville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Angela Moore and Monalisa Barker, both of Clarksville, at the grand opening ceremony for the new Park & Ride at Exit 11. Moore and Barker ride the RTA’s 94X Express bus to and from work and say the service eliminates the stress and expense of driving and parking in Nashville.

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Clarksville’s new Park & Ride lot at Exit 11 opens Monday

 

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to speak at grand opening ceremony near Exit 11 on Tuesday

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A big, new Park & Ride lot near Exit 11 off Interstate 24 will open Monday to serve local residents, especially those who use the 94X Clarksville Express regional bus service to commute to and from Nashville, TN.

The new lot replaces the Rossview Road Park & Ride lot in the median of I-24 at Exit 8, which will close at the end of the day on Friday, October 7th.

Workers were busy Wednesday putting the finishing touches on the new Clarksville Park & Ride facility at Exit 11 on the east side Interstate 24. TDOT purchased the land and built the lighted lot, which will accommodate more than 200 vehicles. It replaces the Park & Ride at Exit 8, and will be the Clarksville pick up/drop off site for Regional Transit Authority’s Route 94X commuter service to Nashville.

Workers were busy Wednesday putting the finishing touches on the new Clarksville Park & Ride facility at Exit 11 on the east side Interstate 24. TDOT purchased the land and built the lighted lot, which will accommodate more than 200 vehicles. It replaces the Park & Ride at Exit 8, and will be the Clarksville pick up/drop off site for Regional Transit Authority’s Route 94X commuter service to Nashville.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer speaks with Clarksville Leaders

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation commissioner John Schroer told a group of Clarksville community leaders Tuesday that the state needs to increase highway funding or risk stalling Tennessee’s strong economic growth.

Schroer says the state desperately needs a plan for additional “long-term, sustainable” highway money.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer at Freedom Point Tuesday morning after his talk on the state’s highway funding challenges.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer at Freedom Point Tuesday morning after his talk on the state’s highway funding challenges.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam To Call Special Session To Prevent Loss of $60 Million in Federal Highway Funds

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced he will call an “extraordinary session” of the 109th General Assembly to consider legislation preventing the loss of $60 million in federal highway funds after the U.S. Department of Transportation deemed the state out of compliance with a federal “zero tolerance” drunk driving statute.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for Labor Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 2nd through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 6th.

This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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TDOT halts Construction for July 4th Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at midnight on Thursday, June 30th  through 6:00am on Tuesday, July 5th  to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers.

No Construction-Related Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for July 4th Holiday (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

No Construction-Related Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for July 4th Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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