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Portions of Chestnut Street to close for bridge replacement project


Clarksville’s commuters should be aware of potential traffic issues. Traffic Will Be Detoured Around Work Zone Until New Bridge Constructed

tdot-logo-lgNASHVILLE – Work will begin this week on a $2 million project to replace a bridge on Chestnut Street in Nashville.  Contractors will close a portion of Chestnut Street beginning Wednesday, August 5.  Traffic will be detoured around the work zone throughout the project.  The bridge is located near the Hagan/Chestnut Street intersection and crosses over the CSX Railroad.

“This bridge is nearly 80 years old and is clearly in need of replacement,” said TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely. “Replacing this aging bridge will create a safer roadway and because we are utilizing Recovery Act funds for the project, will save the City of Nashville nearly $400,000 in matching funds normally required on projects like this one.” «Read the rest of this article»

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