Transportation

Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for Brownsville

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 02:09 pm

$715,844 grant will make improvements to Main Street from South Bradford Ave. to North Park Ave.


BROWNSVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced a $715,844 transportation alternative grant to the city of Brownsville to fund Phase II of the Downtown Enhancements Project.


The project is located along Main Street from South Bradford Avenue to North Park Avenue and will include the removal and replacement of 1,800 linear feet of sidewalk, the relocation of utilities and new landscaping. The improvements will greatly improve pedestrian safety and mobility, and create a gateway into Brownsville.

Haslam Announces $1.4 Million in TDOT, TDEC Grants for Shelby County

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 11:15 am

Grants will be used to make Walker Avenue more pedestrian friendly, enhance parks and recreation in Arlington, Collierville and Germantown, and improve energy efficiency at Shelby Co. Corrections


MEMPHIS – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced five grants totaling more than $1.4 million for Shelby County to make Walker Avenue in the University District more pedestrian friendly, enhance parks and recreation opportunities in Arlington, Collierville and Germantown, and to make the Shelby County Corrections facility more energy efficient.


“These types of projects strengthen our communities,” Haslam said. “Increasing energy efficiencies saves taxpayer dollars, and making our cities more pedestrian-friendly and enhancing our parks and recreation areas improves the lives of Tennesseans. We want Tennessee to continue to be the very best place to live, work and raise a family, and projects like these are key to making that a reality.”

Haslam Announces TDOT, TDEC Grants for Overton County

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 | 09:14 am

More than $730,000 in grants will enhance the public square and create a new two-acre park in Livingston and improve the Hanging Limb Recreation Center in Overton County


LIVINGSTON – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced three grants totaling more than $730,000 to enhance the public square and create a new two-acre park in Livingston and to improve the Hanging Limb Recreation Center in Overton County. 


“We want Tennessee to continue to be the very best place to live, work and raise a family, and projects like these are key to making that a reality,” Haslam said. “Making downtown areas more inviting and accessible and enhancing our parks and recreation areas improve the lives of Tennesseans.”

Haslam Announces TDOT, TDEC Grants for Franklin County

Monday, July 21, 2014 | 01:37 pm

Grants total almost $500,000 for downtown revitalization in Winchester, improvements in Tims Ford State Park and new lights for Decherd Babe Ruth field 


WINCHESTER – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced three grants totaling nearly $500,000 for revitalization efforts in downtown Winchester, renovations to campsites and trails in Tims Ford State Park, and to replace the lights at the Babe Ruth field in Decherd. 
 
“We want Tennessee to continue to be the very best place to live, work and raise a family, and projects like these are key to making that a reality,” Haslam said. “Making downtown areas more inviting and accessible and providing opportunities to experience nature and enjoy outdoor activities enhances the lives of Tennesseans and helps us attract more visitors to our state.”

Haslam Announces TDEC, TDOT Grants for Blount County

Friday, July 18, 2014 | 01:38 pm

 
Grants to fund John Sevier Pool Renovation and Alcoa’s Pedestrian Extension Project
 
ALCOA –Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced two grants totaling nearly $1 million to renovate the John Sevier Pool in Maryville and improve the pedestrian experience in Alcoa.
 
“Building new trails and sidewalks and improving a community pool helps promote recreational and healthy ways for residents and visitors to get out and enjoy their neighborhoods, and they’re important to making Tennessee the best place to live, work and raise a family,” Haslam said.

Haslam Announces Grants For Waynesboro and Wayne County

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 11:56 am

Grants total more than $587,000 for energy efficiency improvements, downtown revitalization


WAYNESBORO – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced two grants totaling more than $587,000 for downtown revitalization in Wayne County and energy efficiency improvements at the Green River Surface Water Treatment Plant in Waynesboro.


“These types of projects are critical to strengthening our communities,” Haslam said. “Increasing energy efficiencies saves taxpayer dollars and reduces air emissions and creating a more pedestrian-oriented environment improves our cities’ and towns’ livability and quality of life for Tennesseans.”

East Tennessee Construction Report for July 17-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 10:21 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.

Middle Tennessee Weekly Construction Lane Closure July 17-23, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 08:59 am

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Bridge Replacement on I-40 over the Harpeth River

  • Thursday July 17 and Friday July 18 and Sunday July 20 through Wednesday July 23, 9PM-6AM, I-40 will be reduced to one lane in both directions from MM 189 to MM 191 in order to perform milling and paving operations to stabilize shoulders and to shift traffic to the outside lanes.

Middle Tennessee Weekly Construction Lane Closure July 10-16, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 04:14 pm

DAVIDSON COUNTY, Bridge Repair on I-65 over CSX Railroad, Rivergate Pkwy, Long Hollow Pike, E Cedar Street, & Mansker Creek

  • Thursday July 10 through Wednesday July 16, 8PM-6AM, There will be lane closures on I-65, northbound and southbound, between MM 96 and MM 99 in order to seal joints on the ramps.
  • Friday July 11, 8PM through Monday July 14, 6AM, There will be lane closures on I-65, northbound and southbound, between MM 96 and MM 99, at CSX Railroad and Rivergate Pkwy, in order to perform deck repairs and replace the median barrier wall.  At least two lanes will remain open in each direction.