Transportation

TDOT to Hold Ribbon Cutting on U.S. Hwy. 41 Bridge over Tennessee River at Nickajack Lake in Marion County

Thursday, November 06, 2014 | 10:53 am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer will join with state and local officials to celebrate the official opening of a new bridge on U.S. Hwy. 41 over the Tennessee River at Nickajack Lake in Marion County, Tenn. on Friday, November 7, 2014.

Who:
TDOT Commissioner John Schroer
State Senator Janice Bowling
State Representative David Alexander
State Representative Billy Spivey
Marion County Mayor David Jackson

What:
Official Opening of U.S. Hwy. 41 Bridge over Tennessee River at Nickajack Lake in Marion County, Tenn.

When:
Friday, November 7, 2014
10:00 a.m. CST – Ribbon Cutting

Where:
On U.S. Hwy. 41 at the end of the new bridge that is nearer to Chattanooga.

East Tennessee Construction Report for November 6-12, 2014

Thursday, November 06, 2014 | 09:43 am

ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 North near Mile Marker 127: On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 and Thursday, November 13, 2014, motorists should be alert for temporary lane closures between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews perform roadway maintenance in this area.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.

Major Weekend Closures Planned for I-40/I-240 Interchange Project

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 | 03:15 pm

November 4, 2014

TRAFFIC ALERT

Interstate Closures Continue for Beam Installation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will be closing sections of the interstate system as crews continue to work on the new east and westbound flyovers. This work is part of the I-40/I-240 interchange improvement project. The closures are necessary as crews install beams over existing roadways including Sam Cooper Boulevard and the I-240 westbound flyover.

State Agencies Celebrate Nation's First Traffic Incident Management Training Facility

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 12:05 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Department of Transportation celebrated the opening of a first of its kind training facility today. The Tennessee Traffic Incident Management Training Facility will be used to teach best practices for safe, quick clearance of major highway incidents.

East Tennessee Construction Report for October 23-29, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 01:48 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.

East Tennessee Construction Report for October 16-22, 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 01:52 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.