Topic: Tennessee Department of Transportation
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water utility line locators have been working diligently to locate and mark underground utility lines along Madison Street, including several side streets, from Richview Road to just east of McAdoo Creek Road for upcoming utility line relocation work.
Nashville, TN – Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing through the mid morning hours on Tuesday. As a result many secondary roads particularly across northwestern and northern portions of middle Tennessee will likely remain coated with a slippery mix of snow, sleet, and ice.
For other locations where roads were wet when the sun went down patches of black ice may form, especially on bridges and overpasses. Black ice is particularly dangerous since it is hard to spot. It often occurs in isolated patches, and only becomes apparent when you hit the brakes, and your car starts to slide.
Legislation would save the County Clerks’ Office and Tennessee Department of Revenue time and money will be heard on the House Floor Monday, March 3rd
Tennessee Department of Transportation agrees to signs for Port Royal State Park
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) is the sponsor of House Bill 2296 (Senate Bill 2402).
This bill will allow the County Clerk’s office to remit monthly payments to the Department of Revenue for titles issued by these offices instead of daily remittances, cleared two hurdles this week and is scheduled to be heard on the House Floor on Monday, March 3rd.
Tennessee Department of Transportation issues contract to widen U.S. Highway 41 in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) announced that the Tennessee Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Highways, Inc. for $23,688,830.25 for the purpose of widening U. S. Highway 41 from McAdoo Creek Road to east of State Route 76.
It will take up to one year for the utility work, such as moving utility poles and communication lines, etc, to be completed before the construction work can be started.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced plans to install signalized crosswalks at five intersections along State Route 12 (Ashland City Highway)/US 41A (Fort Campbell Boulevard).
Clarksville City Councilwoman Deanna McLaughlin contacted TDOT with safety concerns along Fort Campbell Boulevard after several incidents involving pedestrians. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met on a very cold Thursday evening regular session on February 6th. Once again the agenda was rather light.
Ordinance 44 (Parking Meters): The council approved on first reading, the purchase of new parking meters that can use credit cards and a sensor system that detects when a car has arrived or departed for payment/tracking purposes. There will be one hour free parking at these meters with a three-hour limit on parking. I voted yes and the measure passed with no dissenting votes. «Read the rest of this article»
Essential Information for First Responders in Emergencies
Clarksville, TN – Recently the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), with the help of Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) and Representative Curtis Halford (R-Dyer), launched the Yellow Dot Program.
Tennessee is the tenth state to adopt this program. It has been adopted as a way for emergency personnel to have essential information about one’s health during a medical emergency or accident.
When an individual enrolls in the Yellow Dot program they are given a packet. Inside that packet is a brochure of information about the program, a brochure where they can fill out their medical information, and a yellow circle sticker. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - The official 2014 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers. This year’s map contains new information to assist motorists, including the recently completed State Route 385 in Shelby County.
“The state map can assist motorists in planning their route through Tennessee, and can provide them with information about popular tourist destinations across the state” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “The map is free and is also available at welcome centers and rest areas across the state.” «Read the rest of this article»
Stickers to Help First Responders Make Most of “Golden Hour”
Nashville, TN - The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) today launched the Yellow DOT Program, which is designed to assist first responders in identifying vital medical information for senior drivers.
The program features yellow stickers that are placed in the bottom left side of the rear window of vehicles and yellow envelopes containing a photo, medical history and prescription drug information for glove compartments. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its first regular session of the New Year on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014. Not much was going on, as it was again a very light agenda.
There are a couple of items of interest and an update that I will provide. «Read the rest of this article»
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