New sign program to recognize victims of DUI accidents
Clarksville, TN – On Friday, June 3rd, at 10:00am, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), and other invited guests, will join Gina Head-Heiber, mother of Tyler Head, to unveil the first sign of a new memorial sign program recognizing victims of accidents involving a DUI driver along state highways.
The brief ceremony will be held in the parking lot of 1501 Madison Street (parking lot of the former Cumberland Grille restaurant — next to Bridgett’s garden center. Please do not park in the garden center’s lot.)
Drivers should plan ahead for construction on I-40 and I-24
Nashville, TN – It’s paving season in Tennessee, and this weekend there are two major interstate projects in the mid-state area that will have a significant impact on weekend travel.
Drivers should take note of the following scheduled construction activity on Interstate 24 in the Clarksville area and Interstate 40 in the Lebanon area.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday May 20th, from 8:00pm through Monday May 23rd, 3:00am, I-24 will be closed in both directions, for texture coating, milling, paving, replacing barrier walls, and installing pavement markers.
Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Randy Boyd Announce 15 Communities to Receive Site Development Grants
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd have announced that 15 communities will receive $5.7 million in Site Development Grants to prepare economic development sites for market.
The Site Development Grant program is part of the larger Rural Economic Development Fund announced by Haslam and Boyd last October.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday May 13th through Wednesday May 18th, from 9:00am–3:00pm, there will be alternating lane closures on SR 112 (Madison Street / US 41A) in both directions just west of the intersection with SR 76 was part of the widening of SR 112 (Madison Street / US 41A).
There will be alternating lane closures on SR 76 in both directions just south of the SR 112 intersection in order to locate underground utilities prior to directional boring. One lane will remain open in each direction of travel.
Nashville, TN – David Younger, a well-respected milling and paving crew supervisor for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, April 28th.
The milling crew was stopped on the shoulder of I-40 in Hickman County to change a flat tire when a tractor trailer struck one of the parked vehicles, killing Younger and injuring three other TDOT employees.
Nashville, TN – Throughout the summer of 2016, the Tennessee Military Department will conduct one of the largest statewide disaster preparedness exercises in its history.
Thousands of Tennessee Army and Air National Guardsmen will be working with various state and local agencies, especially the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency,to exercise their response to catastrophic disasters and aid the citizens of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 through Wednesday, April 27th, from 9:00am until 3:00pm, there will be alternating lane closures on SR 112 (Madison Street / US-41A) in both directions just west of the intersection with SR 76.
There will be alternating lane closures on SR 76 in both directions just south of the SR 112. The lane closures are required in order to locate underground utilities prior to directional boring. One lane will remain open in each direction of travel.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Saturday, April 16th, from 7:00am through 2:00pm, there will be a lane closure on I-24 eastbound at MM 8 (Exit 8 to SR 237) for bridge construction.
Motorists can expect some minor delays and should allow additional travel time, or seek an alternate route if all possible.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Saturday April 9th, from 7:00am-3:00pm, Interstate 24 eastbound will be closed at Exit 8 (SR 237, Rossview Road) in order to set bridge beams.
Traffic will be detoured at the off ramp and allowed to get back on I-24 on the on ramp. Also, SR 237 (Rossview Road) will be closed during this time.
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