Transportation

TDOT Commissioner Opens the Hurricane Bridge on SR-56 in DeKalb County

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | 01:16 pm
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TDOT Commissioner Opens the Hurricane Bridge on SR-56 in DeKalb County


Chattanooga, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer joined with state and local officials today to celebrate a milestone in the major bridge rehabilitation project on the Hurricane Bridge on State Route 56 over the Caney Fork River in DeKalb County.  After being down to only one lane for over two years to allow the contractor to safely work on the bridge, the project has progressed enough that the bridge can now be reopened to two lanes of traffic.

TDOT Announces 18 Aeronautics Grants for 18 Tennessee Airports

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | 12:04 pm

TDOT Announces Aeronautics Grants for 18 Tennessee Airports


$14.2 Million Provides for Infrastructure and Other Improvements


NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $14.2 million have been approved for 18 Tennessee airports.


Governor Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for Town of Jasper

Friday, August 16, 2013 | 09:59 am

Governor Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for Town of Jasper


Grant to Fund Sidewalk Construction & Improvements


NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $122,143 transportation alternative grant to the town of Jasper for the Betsy Pack Drive Sidewalk Construction and Improvement Project.

TDOT Commissioner Schroer to Make Grant Announcement

Thursday, August 15, 2013 | 08:55 am

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer will join state and local officials in Jasper, Tennessee on Friday, August 16, 2013 to make a special announcement concerning a major transportation alternative project.

Friday’s event will begin at 9:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time and will last approximately 30 minutes.

Section of I-440 Closed This Weekend for Concrete Repairs

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 | 11:21 am

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Section of I-440 Closed This Weekend for Concrete Repairs


Seventh of Ten Weekend Closures begins Friday, August 16th at 8:00 p.m.


NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will completely close I-440 eastbound from the I-65 junction in Nashville to the I-24 junction, including the on and off ramps at Nolensville Road, in order to perform concrete repairs this weekend.    I-440 Eastbound between I-65 and I-24 will be closed starting Friday, August 16th at 8 p.m. through Monday, August 19th at 5:00 a.m.