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City of Clarksville to improve traffic flow on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard thanks to $1 million Federal Grant

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Major traffic-flow improvements are coming to Clarksville’s heavily congested Wilma Rudolph Boulevard thanks to a nearly $1 million federal grant awarded to the City of Clarksville.

The Clarksville Street Department will use the money to design, purchase and implement an Adaptive Signal System on a 2.5-mile stretch of the boulevard from Alfred Thun Road north of Interstate 24 to the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

Clarksville has received a $995,400 grant under the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement  program to install a computerized traffic signal system on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from I-24 to  the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

Clarksville has received a $995,400 grant under the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program to install a computerized traffic signal system on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from I-24 to the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

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Clarksville Police arrest Men with Extensive Criminal History Again

 

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 6th,2018, around 4:00am, Gavin Ray Oliver, 24 who has a lengthy criminal history involving theft has been caught again.

He was caught after entering an unlocked black Cadillac in the parking lot of Walmart, 3050 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

(L to R) Gavin Ray Oliver and Jacob Scott Knight were arrested Monday by Clarksville Police for burglary of a vehicle.

(L to R) Gavin Ray Oliver and Jacob Scott Knight were arrested Monday by Clarksville Police for burglary of a vehicle.

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Clarksville Police release update on Crash with Injuries at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is currently closed the intersection at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, and South Hampton Drive to investigate a Motor Vehicle Crash involving a motorcycle and a van this afternoon.

The individual on the motorcycle has passed away from their injuries. However at this time CPD can not release their name until they can confirm that their next of kin has been notified.

Intersection at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard closed due to fatal crash.

Intersection at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard closed due to fatal crash.

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Clarksville Police report Crash with Injuries at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is currently investigating a Motor Vehicle Crash involving a motorcycle and van, at the intersection of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, and South Hampton Drive in front of Governor Square Mall.

CPD are unable to confirm how bad the injuries are at this time. However it is very serious and a Fatal Crash Investigator is responding to conduct the investigation.

Intersection at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard closed due to fatal crash.

Intersection at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard closed due to fatal crash.

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Clarksville Ceremony to mark unveiling of Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 10:00am  a ceremony will be held to officially designate the naming of a portion of Hwy 41A North, also known as Providence Boulevard, as the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway at First Baptist Church in Clarksville. 

A presentation of the signage marking the designation will be made to Sister Servella Terry, widow of the late Pastor Jimmy Terry, and she will also make remarks at the event.

The Montgomery County delegation of the Tennessee General Assembly sought passage of the bill to honor the life, legacy and memory of Pastor Terry after his passing in June 2017. 

A portion of Hwy 41A North, known as Providence Boulevard, will be renamed to the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway.

A portion of Hwy 41A North, known as Providence Boulevard, will be renamed to the Pastor Jimmy Terry, Sr. Memorial Highway.

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American Red Cross urges donors to fill Missing Types to prevent summer blood shortage

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross needs help to bring back the A’s, B’s and O’s. This is not a typo. These letters represent blood types, and the reality is that during blood shortages these letters do go missing from hospital shelves.

The American Red Cross urges donors of all blood types to give now to help prevent delays in patient care this summer.

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio/American Red Cross)

LaDeodra Drummond donates blood. (Jeanette Ortiz-Osorio/American Red Cross)

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Clarksville City Council approves 2019 City Budget

 

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No-tax-increase plan includes priority road projects

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council voted 11-2 Thursday, June 21st, 2018 to approve Mayor Kim McMillan’s 2019 financial plan for the City of Clarksville, which calls for an overall 2.8 percent increase in General Fund spending but no increase in the City property tax rate.

The Mayor’s proposed budget was presented to the Council in May, and had been the subject of two work sessions, a public hearing, and two formal meetings.

This map shows the proposed route of the Northeast Connector, which received $16.1 million in funding in the Clarksville 2019 budget approved 11-2 on Thursday.

This map shows the proposed route of the Northeast Connector, which received $16.1 million in funding in the Clarksville 2019 budget approved 11-2 on Thursday.

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American Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types, A’s, B’s and O’s

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign today to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients.

During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the main blood groups – will disappear from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role every blood donor plays.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting June 15th, 2018

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be grading, drainage, construction of welded steel plate girder bridge, retaining wall and paving on Highway 149 and Highway 13 from River Road to Zinc Plant Road continuing daily from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

There will be temporary lane closure with flagging operations on Highway 13 for clearing operations.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s budget attacks Road Problems

 

2019 Clarksville City Budget allocates $29 Million for Construction, Upkeep

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is recommending $9.6 million in capital spending in her 2019 budget for design and construction of the first phase of the Northeast Connector, a major thoroughfare that will link the Wilma Rudolph Boulevard commercial district with rapidly growing Northeast Clarksville residential neighborhoods.

The Northeast Connector is designed to relieve traffic at Exits 1 and 4 and on the 101st Airborne Division Parkway and Trenton Road.

Clarksville Northeast Connector

Clarksville Northeast Connector

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