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City of Clarksville announces Improvements coming to Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Bypass intersections

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Improvements are moving forward for several intersections on State Route 76/Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway/U.S. Highway 41A Bypass — the popular southernmost route connecting Interstate 24 at Exit 11 and downtown Clarksville — while study continues on another intersection along the route.

Vehicles move through the Vaughn Road intersection on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on a recent morning. The state Department of Transportation and the Clarksville Street Department have announced plans to install traffic signals and turning lanes at the intersection in the coming months.

Vehicles move through the Vaughn Road intersection on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on a recent morning. The state Department of Transportation and the Clarksville Street Department have announced plans to install traffic signals and turning lanes at the intersection in the coming months.

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City of Clarksville seeks citizen input on Greenways Expansion

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Local residents, especially those interested in a system of greenways that link North Clarksville to downtown, are invited to a public workshop to discuss the ongoing project.

The workshop is a come-and-go event from 6:00pm-7:00pm, September 22nd at the McGregor Park Museum, 640 North Riverside Drive.

This map shows the major components of the Red River Greenways grant request, which is the subject of a public workshop at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at McGregor Park Museum.

This map shows the major components of the Red River Greenways grant request, which is the subject of a public workshop at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at McGregor Park Museum.

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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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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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