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Clarksville Police report Pedestrian killed on Martin Luther King Parkway

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 around 6:05pm, Clarksville Police report a Hyundai Sonata driven by a 52 year old female was traveling west on Martin Luther King Parkway (76 Connector) when a 35 year old male pedestrian, wearing dark clothing, was walking south across the westbound lanes of the Martin Luther King Parkway near Economy Drive.

He crossed into the path of the Hyundai and was hit, left the ground crashing into the windshield, over the hood and then came to rest on the roadway.

Clarksville Police respond to Pedestrian being stuck and killed on Martin Luther King Parkway Wednesday night.

Clarksville Police respond to Pedestrian being stuck and killed on Martin Luther King Parkway Wednesday night.

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City of Clarksville announces 50 mph speed limit coming to Martin Luther King Parkway

 

New, lower speed limit will take effect Friday

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville says motorists should get prepared for a new 50 mph speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 from Exit 11 to Madison Street.

Clarksville Traffic Engineer Chris Cowan said the new speed limit will go into effect at 8:00am on Friday, October 6th, 2017 after all the new signage is in place.

The speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 between Exit 11 and Madison Street will be set at 50 mph, effective at 8:00am Friday, October 6th. The speed limit is being reduced to improve safety and traffic flow on the busy thoroughfare that serves as the southern gateway to Clarksville.

The speed limit on Martin Luther King Parkway/State Route 76 between Exit 11 and Madison Street will be set at 50 mph, effective at 8:00am Friday, October 6th. The speed limit is being reduced to improve safety and traffic flow on the busy thoroughfare that serves as the southern gateway to Clarksville.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Rufus Johnson Road Lane Closure

 

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section Rufus Johnson Road to one lane of traffic near the Martin Luther King Parkway intersection at the water storage tank for water main line maintenance.

The road is passable; however, motorists are advised to choose an alternate route to avoid traffic congestion around the work zone.

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Clarksville Police reports Traffic Congestion on Madison Street near Wal-Mart

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol is working an overturned Tractor Trailer at I-24 eastbound at mile marker 15. THP is using 41A south as a detour.

The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware that this may cause increase traffic congestion on Madison Street near Martin Luther King Parkway.

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session, February 6th, 2014

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, 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»

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Clarksville Police report Traffic Accident at Martin Luther King Parkway and Sango Road

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Fatal Crash Investigators with the Clarksville Police Department are investigating a crash involving a Ford (SUV) and a Hummer at Martin Luther King Parkway(Connector) and Sango Road.

A ten year old juvenile has been taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by Lifeflight in serious condition, and a pregnant female has been taken to Gateway Medical Center.

At this time the investigation is on-going and their is no further information that can be released.

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Clarksville City Updates for February 27th, 2013

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Beyond the usual council reports I write, I usually try to provide information on other happenings in our city. It has been a while since I have done this so I want to catch you up on what is going on.

Topics include: Clarksville Fire Rescue, Clarksville Police Department, Building and Codes Department, East West Corridor and more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report – July 5th, 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session. It was a light agenda with several items of note.

Ordinance 4-2012-13 — This dealt with sale and use of alcoholic beverages in Clarksville City Parks. It establishes guidelines and permits on the selling and usage of alcoholic beverages at specific park facilities during special events, concerts, festivals, parties, weddings, etc. «Read the rest of this article»

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Morning Collision Sends One to the Hospital

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – An early morning crash sent one man to Vanderbilt by Lifeflight.

Around 5:46am, a Mercury Cougar driven by Christopher Brown, 21, of Clarksville was traveling west on Martin Luther King Parkway when a Nissan Xterra driven by Daniel O’Connor, 28, of Clarksville made a left turn off of eastbound Martin Luther King Parkway and collided with the Mercury in front of the I-24 westbound on ramp.

Mercury Cougar turns in front of a Nissan Xterra on Martin Luther King Parkway sending one to Vanderbilt. (Photo by Jim Knoll-CPD)

Mercury Cougar turns in front of a Nissan Xterra on Martin Luther King Parkway sending one to Vanderbilt. (Photo by Jim Knoll-CPD)

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