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Clarksville’s RJ Corman Railroad Bridge Project in the Running for Statewide Award

 

Rehab of RJ Corman Railroad Bridge in the running for top engineering prize

ACEC - The American Council of Engineering Companies of TennesseeClarksville, TN – The RJ Corman Railroad Cumberland River Bridge by HDR|ICA Engineering for the City of Clarksville, is among projects being considered in the 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards competition, presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee).

The award is one of the highest honors a project team can receive and is considered the “Academy Awards of the engineering industry.”

RJ Corman Railroad Cumberland River Bridge in Clarksville Tennessee.

RJ Corman Railroad Cumberland River Bridge in Clarksville Tennessee.

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Clarksville Street Department to close Old Russellville Pike Friday, September 4th, 2015

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Street Department will close Old Russellville Pike on Friday, September 4th, 2015 beginning at 8:30am. Weather permitting, the road will be closed at the railroad tracks for repaving. Traffic will not be rerouted.

The Street Department is working with RJ Corman on the project.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted their third annual, two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ for site selection consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville–based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates  Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year's Red Carpet Community Tour.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year’s Red Carpet Community Tour.

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Aspire Clarksville to Kickoff new Fundraising Campaign in February

 

Aspire Clarksville FoundationClarksville, TN – Aspire Clarksville, an economic development foundation to benefit Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, will officially launch its new campaign at a kickoff breakfast in early February.

The new, five-year, campaign aims to raise nearly $3.8 million for local business development, which is anticipated to bring over 3,500 jobs to the area.

The new effort, “A Focus On The Future,” is the fifth campaign since the Aspire initiative was started in 1996. «Read the rest of this article»

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Guthrie Hwy ( 79 N ) Opens Ahead of Schedule

 

New railroad crossing on Guthrie HWY ( 79 N ). Clarksville, TN – Today workers with RJ Corman Railroad completed the new railroad crossing  and Guthrie HWY ( 79 N ) opens ahead of schedule.  

On Friday night barricades were put in place and traffic was detoured for the construction of the new crossing and drain culverts were installed just north of Hampton Station Road as part of the Hemlock Spur. Crossing gates are also planned to be installed before trains begin to cross Guthrie Hwy.

Jim Johnson Road is also scheduled for closure on October 30th, 2010 as they will also be installing the railroad track and crossing gates. These projects are all part of the Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation Spur project.

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Guthrie Highway to be closed north of I-24 this weekend

 

Clarksville, TNGuthrie Highway  (79 North)  is scheduled to close at 7:00pm on Friday night and remain closed until 6:00am Monday morning as RJ Corman will be installing the new railroad track and crossing gates across the road just north of Hampton Station Road.  A representative from the RJ Corman Railroad stated that the Tennessee Highway Patrol will close Highway 79 and Detour traffic along Tylertown Road. More details of the detour will be released soon.

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Cumberland and Red Rivers are flooding

 

nws-logoAccording to the National Weather Service (NWS) the Cumberland and Red rivers have exceeded their flood stages. Low level areas are already experiencing flooding. The high water is not expected to last long, however be sure to exercise caution.

The NWS offers these tips for dealing with high water. Avoid flooded areas along the river…and move personal belongings to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads as the depth of water may be too great to pass…even in trucks or sport utility vehicles. If you come across a flooded road…turn around don`t drown.

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River District Commission to meet

 

clarksvilletnThe River District Commission will meet Wednesday, February 25, at 4 p.m. in the Mayor’s Conference in City Hall on Public Square to review the Phase II Master Plan, Rails to Trails program, RJ Corman Railroad and the Ingram Site. «Read the rest of this article»

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New toy and a shocking discovery

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 digital cameraOn black Friday, like many other Clarksvillians, I was out and about very early. At exactly 5am I was pulling into the filled to capacity parking lot in front of Best Buy. I was there to check out some of the holiday sales.

I found a nice camera in my low price range. A Panasonic Lumix model DMC-LZ3 for $149.00. I saved roughly $30.00 on the camera which by it’s self wouldn’t have encourage me to buy that day. But Best Buy also had the SD memory cards on sale. I was able to find a 2 gig memory card for the camera for only $29, a savings of $50.00 or more. Not wanting to endure the huge line I returned the camera with plans to return in the afternoon to pick it up. «Read the rest of this article»

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RJ Corman Railroad should pay to refurbish their bridge

 

RJ Corman train and logoThe State of Tennessee has been asked in the name of the residents of Clarksville, Montgomery County and Stewart County Tennessee to issue a grant for the refurbishment of the RJ Corman Railroad bridge. This bridge passes over Riverside Drive in Clarksville before it crosses the Cumberland River on it’s journey to the TVA’s Cumberland City Power Plant in Stewart County. Both the railroad and the bridge are privately owned and operated by the RJ Corman Railroad Group LLC, a for profit company. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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