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City of Clarksville to hold public meeting about Northeast Connector tonight

 

Roadway is needed to relieve congestion in high-density section of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tonight, Monday, October 24th, 2016 citizens interested in a project to ease traffic congestion in Northeast Clarksville are urged by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville Street Department to attend a public meeting at Northeast High School at 6:00pm.

The City of Clarksville will host the meeting to discuss the project and the environmental study under way for the proposed Northeast Connector and related improvements.

Northeast Connector public meeting set for Monday, October 24th

Northeast Connector public meeting set for Monday, October 24th

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TDOT reports Superload Could Impact Traffic on I-24 Overnight Thursday

 

Motorists should expect delays and consider alternate routes

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be escorting a superload through Tennessee on I-24 eastbound on Thursday night.

The load will consume more than two lanes of traffic, which could create significant congestion. Drivers should expect delays and consider alternate routes.

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City of Clarksville invites public to Northeast Connector meeting

 

Roadway is needed to relieve congestion in high-density section of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville Street Department urge citizens interested in a project to ease traffic congestion in Northeast Clarksville to attend a public meeting at 6:00pm Monday, October 24th at Northeast High School.

The City of Clarksville will host the meeting to discuss the project and the environmental study under way for the proposed Northeast Connector and related improvements.

Northeast Connector public meeting set for Monday, October 24th

Northeast Connector public meeting set for Monday, October 24th

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City of Clarksville to hold Public Meeting on 3-lane stretch of Madison Street

 

Public forum October 18th invites comments about lane direction arrows

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Have you ever wanted to tell someone at City Hall what you think about the multidirectional middle lane of Madison Street between Pageant Lane and Tenth Street?

You know, the one with traffic that heads west in the morning and east in the afternoon.

Well, here’s your chance!

Clarksville motorists use lane direction arrows to navigate Madison Street between Pageant Lane and 10th Street. In the morning the arrows designate two lanes for westbound travel toward downtown. In the afternoon the arrows change and allow for two lanes of traffic heading east out of downtown.

Clarksville motorists use lane direction arrows to navigate Madison Street between Pageant Lane and 10th Street. In the morning the arrows designate two lanes for westbound travel toward downtown. In the afternoon the arrows change and allow for two lanes of traffic heading east out of downtown.

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Clarksville’s New Park & Ride a big hit with Commuters

 

Bigger, safer lot serves expanded 94X Clarksville Express to Nashville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed home several busloads of happy commuters Tuesday afternoon at the new, clean and spacious Park & Ride lot at Exit 11.

The Park & Ride opened Monday, and McMillan joined with John Schroer, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and Regional Transit Authority CEO Steve Bland on Tuesday for a grand opening ceremony.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Angela Moore and Monalisa Barker, both of Clarksville, at the grand opening ceremony for the new Park & Ride at Exit 11. Moore and Barker ride the RTA’s 94X Express bus to and from work and say the service eliminates the stress and expense of driving and parking in Nashville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greets Angela Moore and Monalisa Barker, both of Clarksville, at the grand opening ceremony for the new Park & Ride at Exit 11. Moore and Barker ride the RTA’s 94X Express bus to and from work and say the service eliminates the stress and expense of driving and parking in Nashville.

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City of Clarksville’s request for signals at Edmondson Ferry Road approved by TDOT

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tennessee officials have given the City of Clarksville a green light on its request to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road and the U.S. Highway 41A Bypass.

The City has been studying the intersection for years but renewed its efforts in July after Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, City Street Department officials and Tennessee Department of Transportation leaders met with citizens from neighborhoods near the intersection who urged traffic signals be considered.

Installation of Traffic Signal at Edmondson Ferry Road and 41A Bypass approved by Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Installation of Traffic Signal at Edmondson Ferry Road and 41A Bypass approved by Tennessee Department of Transportation.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to help lead regional Mayors Caucus

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was elected co-vice chair of the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus as the regional partnership of mayors and county executives met this week to choose officers and endorse state action on transportation funding.

The caucus also elected Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson as its new chairman and Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry as a co-vice chair.  Anderson steps into the position held by Franklin Mayor Ken Moore for the past three years.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville’s new Park & Ride lot at Exit 11 opens Monday

 

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to speak at grand opening ceremony near Exit 11 on Tuesday

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A big, new Park & Ride lot near Exit 11 off Interstate 24 will open Monday to serve local residents, especially those who use the 94X Clarksville Express regional bus service to commute to and from Nashville, TN.

The new lot replaces the Rossview Road Park & Ride lot in the median of I-24 at Exit 8, which will close at the end of the day on Friday, October 7th.

Workers were busy Wednesday putting the finishing touches on the new Clarksville Park & Ride facility at Exit 11 on the east side Interstate 24. TDOT purchased the land and built the lighted lot, which will accommodate more than 200 vehicles. It replaces the Park & Ride at Exit 8, and will be the Clarksville pick up/drop off site for Regional Transit Authority’s Route 94X commuter service to Nashville.

Workers were busy Wednesday putting the finishing touches on the new Clarksville Park & Ride facility at Exit 11 on the east side Interstate 24. TDOT purchased the land and built the lighted lot, which will accommodate more than 200 vehicles. It replaces the Park & Ride at Exit 8, and will be the Clarksville pick up/drop off site for Regional Transit Authority’s Route 94X commuter service to Nashville.

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Clarksville Police report Vehicle Accident with Fatalities on Ashland City Road

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Currently, Ashland City Road is shut down from the Cumberland Drive intersection to Edmondson Ferry Road due to a fatal three-vehicle crash that was reported to dispatch at 4:08pm on October 5th, 2016.

Vehicle 1, the at-fault vehicle, hit vehicle 2 head-on causing vehicle 2 to collide with vehicle 3. There were four fatalities from this crash– The driver from vehicle 1 and the driver and two passengers from vehicle 2. The driver from vehicle 3 refused medical treatment.

Clarksville Police are working a three vehicle accident with fatalities.

Clarksville Police are working a three vehicle accident with fatalities.

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Clarksville Commercial Driver License testing location Grand Opening Ceremony

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative - House District 67Clarksville, TN – One federal agency, four state departments and fifteen months later, the phone call Scott Thomas, owner of Thomas Lumber Company in Clarksville made to Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts about his company’s need to have current employees and applicants tested for a commercial drivers’ license has ended in a victory for job applicants and companies in northern Middle Tennessee.

On Thursday, September 22nd, a red ribbon was cut on the mobile commercial drivers’ license testing site at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in Clarksville.

(L to R) Luis Pisaar, TDOT Director Operations Supervisor; Scott Thomas, Thomas Lumber Company; Catherine Thomas; Sammy Tucker, Supervisor of the Lincoln County TDOT; Amy Lackey, TDOS Director of CDL Services; Dr. Arrita Summers, TCAT; Jason Hicklen, TDOT District Assistant Supervisor of Lincoln & Rutherford Counties;State Representative Joe Pitts; Debbit Griffin, Campus Coordinator of TCAT; and Mark Riggins, Clarksville Gas and Water Department.

(L to R) Luis Pisaar, TDOT Director Operations Supervisor; Scott Thomas, Thomas Lumber Company; Catherine Thomas; Sammy Tucker, Supervisor of the Lincoln County TDOT; Amy Lackey, TDOS Director of CDL Services; Dr. Arrita Summers, TCAT; Jason Hicklen, TDOT District Assistant Supervisor of Lincoln & Rutherford Counties; State Representative Joe Pitts; Debbit Griffin, Campus Coordinator of TCAT; and Mark Riggins, Clarksville Gas and Water Department.

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