Transportation

Governor Haslam Awards $24.2 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 09:14 am

386 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways

Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole announced the Tennessee agencies that received grant awards totaling more than $24.2 million to support highway traffic safety efforts.

Section of Old Hickory Boulevard in West Nashville to Close for Bridge Work

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 03:14 pm
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New Bridge Over Otter Creek to be Installed in One Weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a short section of SR 254 (Old Hickory Boulevard) in west Nashville this weekend to install a new bridge over Otter Creek. The closure will extend from Chickering Road to Hilllsboro Road (US 431 / SR 106). The work is scheduled as follows:

  • Friday, September 12 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, September 15 at 6:00 a.m.

East Tennessee Construction Report for September 11-17, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 12:49 pm

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129/ SR 115 between Louisville Road and Payne Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary daytime lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this area as crews install longitudinal cable barrier in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.

TDOT Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for Labor Day Weekend

Friday, August 29, 2014 | 04:58 pm

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Slowed by Road Construction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period.  Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, August 29, through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2.  This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

East Tennessee Construction Report for August 28-September 3, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | 01:26 pm

 

BLOUNT COUNTY, US 129/ SR 115 between Louisville Road and Payne Avenue: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary daytime lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through this area as crews install longitudinal cable barrier in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution through this area.