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City of Clarksville tackles traffic troubles around Rossview schools

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials are taking steps to improve traffic flow around the Rossview schools campus while a more lasting solution – widening and improving Rossview Road – takes shape over the next 18 to 24 months.

Construction of the $800 million Hankook Tire facility on the north side of Interstate 24 and the related project to widen and rebuild the Exit 8 interchange to serve the plant have worsened school traffic problems.

A school crossing guard controls morning traffic movements at the entrance to Rossview High School. Motorists attempting to turn left into the school from Rossview Road contribute to the traffic jam around the three-school Rossview campus. The city of Clarksville, with the blessing of TDOT, is expediting a project to widen and improve the road and improve traffic flow.

A school crossing guard controls morning traffic movements at the entrance to Rossview High School. Motorists attempting to turn left into the school from Rossview Road contribute to the traffic jam around the three-school Rossview campus. The city of Clarksville, with the blessing of TDOT, is expediting a project to widen and improve the road and improve traffic flow.

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Tennessee Adds New 77 Miles of Highway to Interstate System

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration to designate State Route 840 as Interstate 840. The change was requested to encourage more economic growth along the corridor and more traffic diversion around Middle Tennessee’s urban core.

The primary purpose of SR 840 when it was initiated in 1986 was to promote economic development by improving access to the many communities located along the route.

Tennessee State Route 840 Now Designated as Interstate 840.

Tennessee State Route 840 Now Designated as Interstate 840.

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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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“Care Alert” Legislation Tennessee Governor’s Bill Signing Ceremony

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Part 2 of 3

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – This Legislative Update is Part 2 of 3 regarding three bills passed this year by State Representative Joe Pitts.

Public Chapter 682 – Legislation sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) changes the “missing citizen alert program” to the “Care Alert Program” by expanding the definition of individuals that constitute a “missing person” for purposes of the Care Alert Program.

Under the proposal someone with a physical, intellectual or developmental disability, as well as a person with dementia, or a senior citizen over age 60 would qualify to be included in the Care Alert.

(L to R) Mother, Margaret Davis, son, (John) J.T. Davis, father, Brian Davis, Carrie Russell, State Representative Joe Pitts and Senator Mark Green. Pictured in front  Governor Bill Haslam.

(L to R) Mother, Margaret Davis, son, (John) J.T. Davis, father, Brian Davis, Carrie Russell, State Representative Joe Pitts and Senator Mark Green. Pictured in front Governor Bill Haslam.

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Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 22nd, 2016

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that from now through August 15th, 2016, resurfacing work will result in lane closures on weekdays for State Route 48 in both directions in Montgomery County, between the Dickson-Montgomery County Line and the Hwy-48 and SR-13 split.

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TDOT completes Bridge Project at Exit 8 on Interstate 24 in Montgomery County

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation says all roadwork has wrapped up on the State Route 237 widening and I-24 interchange modification project. The newly widened SR 237 is five lanes from I-24 to International Boulevard.

The roadway has dedicated turn lanes and traffic signals for vehicles entering and exiting the interstate or the proposed industrial development site of Hankook Tire.

Tennessee Department of Transportation I-24/SR 237 Project completed.

Tennessee Department of Transportation I-24/SR 237 Project completed.

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TDOT announces High-Impact Interstate Lane Closures in Nashville This Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announces there will be two major interstate projects in Nashville this weekend that will have a significant impact on weekend travel.

Drivers should take note of the following scheduled construction activity on Interstate 65 North at Trinity Lane, north of downtown Nashville, and Interstate 40 East near the west I-40/I-65 split.

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Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 17th, 2016

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday, June 17th, from 8:00pm-5:00am, there will be alternating lane closures on I-24 in both directions from MM 7.5 to MM 8.5 near Rossview Road for installation of guardrail and paving operations.

This is part of the bridge replacement project over Interstate 24 (Exit 8) on State Route 237.

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Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 9th, 2016

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday, June 10th through Tuesday June 14th, from 8:00pm-5:00am, there will be alternating lane closures on I-24 in both directions from MM 7.5 to MM 8.5 near Rossview Road for installation of guardrail and paving operations.

This is part of the bridge replacement project over Interstate 24 (Exit 8) on State Route 237.

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Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 3rd, 2016

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Friday June 3rd through Wednesday June 8th, from 8:00pm-5:00am, there will be alternating lane closures on I-24 in both directions from MM 7.5 to MM 8.5 near Rossview Road for installation of guardrail and paving operations.

This is part of the bridge replacement project over Interstate 24 (Exit 8) on State Route 237.

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