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Tennessee Department of Transportation to close Stonemeadow Road for Culvert Work

 

Early step in Warfield Boulevard project will require detour

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TNWork to replace a culvert along Warfield Boulevard/State Route 374 at the entrance to Rudolph Place will require the entrance at Stonemeadow Road to be closed for two to three weeks beginning Monday, July 31st, 2017 the Tennessee Department of Transportation said Thursday.  

A detour will be in place directing traffic to Memorial Drive and then to Pond Apple Drive to provide access into the Rudolph Town subdivision.

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Charles Hand Completes 10 Years of Service to Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – Local businessman Charles Hand was recently recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority.

Hand has been a member of the airport’s governing board since July 1st, 2007, serving two consecutive five-year terms, the maximum continuous allowed by the authority’s bylaws. His second term expires as of June 30th, 2017.

Charles Hand, left, was recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority. (Tommy Vallejos)

Charles Hand, left, was recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority. (Tommy Vallejos)

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City of Clarksville announces Warfield Boulevard widening project to begin

 

Message boards, detour signs greet motorists

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Motorists will begin to see electronic signage and equipment in action as work heats up on a project to improve Warfield Boulevard/State Route 374 from just south of Dunbar Cave Road to Stokes Road.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) said this week the $20.6 million project will widen the 2.27-mile stretch of Warfield from three lanes to five lanes with curbs, gutters and sidewalks.

This view east of the intersection of Warfield Boulevard and Dunbar Cave Road shows the early signs of road construction to come: A truck ready for utility relocation work, a warning sign and the busy intersection.

This view east of the intersection of Warfield Boulevard and Dunbar Cave Road shows the early signs of road construction to come: A truck ready for utility relocation work, a warning sign and the busy intersection.

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City of Clarksville announces Madison Street paving to begin August 1st

 

Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The long-awaited Tennessee Department of Transportation project to repave a stretch of Madison Street/U.S. 41A in Clarksville is scheduled to begin August 1st, 2017 and be completed by October 31st, 2017, TDOT announced Wednesday.

The project will resurface 4.4 miles of the key Clarksville thoroughfare from Richview Road to University Avenue.

Madison Street Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change.

Madison Street Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change.

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2017 Tennessee Legislative First Session Final Report – Part 9

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The first session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on May 10th, 2017, after passing major legislation that will benefit Tennesseans for generations to come. This is Part 9 of a 12 Part report.

This includes a measure making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all adults without a degree tuition-free access to community college; a new law rebuilding a safe and reliable transportation network, while reallocating revenues to maximize taxpayers’ return on that investment; and a bill which provides a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation, and education. 

Action in the General Assembly also included passage of a balanced budget which takes on no new debt, as well as legislation protecting the elderly, enhancing the state’s robust job growth, cracking down on crime, and boosting efforts as the fastest improving state in the nation in K-12 student achievement.  Following is a report on key legislation passed this year.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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2017 Tennessee Legislative First Session Final Report – Part 2

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The first session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on May 10th, 2017, after passing major legislation that will benefit Tennesseans for generations to come. This is Part 2 of a 12 Part report.

This includes a measure making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all adults without a degree tuition-free access to community college; a new law rebuilding a safe and reliable transportation network, while reallocating revenues to maximize taxpayers’ return on that investment; and a bill which provides a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation, and education. 

Action in the General Assembly also included passage of a balanced budget which takes on no new debt, as well as legislation protecting the elderly, enhancing the state’s robust job growth, cracking down on crime, and boosting efforts as the fastest improving state in the nation in K-12 student achievement.  Following is a report on key legislation passed this year.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 16th, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County the Widening/Extension of SR 13/Oakland Drive near Cracker Barrel Drive to International Boulevard & Solar Way for Hankook Tire (L.M. 26.82-28.16) has begun and will continue through Monday, August 7th, 2017.

There will be a road closure on Oakland Road. A detour will be in place at Solar Way and adjacent streets. For more information see: TDOT announces Clarksville’s Oakland Road to be Closed for 7 Weeks

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TDOT announces Clarksville’s Oakland Road to be Closed for 7 Weeks

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTClarksville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews closed a portion of Oakland Road in Clarksville on Monday, June 19th, 2017.

Oakland Road will be closed from Meriwether Road to SR 13 (Guthrie Highway) in order to re-align the roadway. Residents along the route will be provided access, along with emergency vehicles. The roadway is scheduled to re-open on August 7th, 2017.

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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 Gatlinburg Wildfires story

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTKnoxville, TN – With the six month anniversary of the Gatlinburg Wildfires on Sunday, the Tennessee Department of Transportation  would like to share its story about the heroes who worked tirelessly to save the lives of others on November 28th, 2016, in Sevier County.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The quaint southern town offers a place to vacation for some and a place to call home for others.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The quaint southern town offers a place to vacation for some and a place to call home for others.

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