Transportation

Middle Tennessee Weekly Construction Lane Closure May 22-28, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 08:29 am

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Widening of I-65 from Trinity Lane to Dickerson Road

  • Thursday May 22, 9PM-5AM, There will be one lane closed on I-65 southbound from MM 88 to Trinity Lane for paving the roadway.  Also, the exit ramp to Trinity Lane will be closed from I-65 southbound in order to pave the shoulder, perform striping, and set barrier rail. 
  • Thursday May 22, 9PM-5AM, There will be one lane closed on I-65 northbound from the I-24/I-65 split to Dickerson Road in order to pave the roadway, perform striping, and remove an overhead sign.

East Tennessee Construction Report for May 15-21, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 12:27 pm

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform work through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

East Tennessee Construction Report for May 8-14, 2014

Friday, May 09, 2014 | 07:15 am

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform work through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

Agencies Partner to Create Nation’s First Incident Management Training Facility

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 | 04:30 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Department of Transportation today broke ground on a first of its kind training facility. The Tennessee Traffic Incident Management Training Facility will be used to teach best practices for safe, quick clearance of major highway incidents.
When complete, the facility will feature a section of interstate-like roadway ranging from two to six lanes, guardrail, a two-way interchange, and concrete barrier rail, as well as a section of two lane highway and a full four way intersection.  The facility will be used to simulate a variety of crashes, and allow emergency responders to train on safe and efficient clearance techniques.

East Tennessee Construction Report for May 1-7, 2014

Thursday, May 01, 2014 | 02:04 pm

ANDERSON COUNTY, SR 116 to SR 330 in Campbell County: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews perform work through this safety improvement project.  Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area.

Commissioner Schroer Appoints New Director of Construction Division

Thursday, May 01, 2014 | 08:29 am

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer names Will Reid, P.E., as the Construction Division Director. In his new post, Reid will oversee the division which is responsible for preparing proposals and letting to contract all TDOT transportation highway and bridge projects. The Construction Division is also responsible for the pre-qualification of all contractors who perform TDOT projects. The division also approves all first tier subcontracts for road and bridge construction.