Transportation

TDOT Announces Two Grant Opportunities for Tennessee Communities

Monday, September 22, 2014 | 10:48 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Department of Transportation is pleased to announce two grant opportunities designed to assist local communities with transportation projects and planning. This is the second grant cycle for the Multimodal Access Grants, and the first year for the Community Transportation Planning Grants.


East Tennessee Construction Report for September 18-24, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014 | 08:28 am

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.

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.