Transportation

East Tennessee Construction Report for August 21-27, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 02:02 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.

Governor Haslam Announces Safe Routes to School Grants for 17 Communities

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 12:38 pm

Funds to Encourage Elementary and Middle School Students to Walk and Bike

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee.  The grants will be used by multiple schools to improve sidewalks, crosswalks, signs, and fund safe walking and biking educational activities.  The Safe Routes to School Program is a statewide initiative designed to make bicycling and walking to school a safer, more appealing and healthier alternative for students.

TDOT and Wilson County Prepare for Fair Traffic

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 12:18 pm

Hundreds of Thousands Expected to Attend

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is gearing up for heavy traffic expected on Tennessee roadways as a result of the Wilson County Fair, which begins Friday, August 15, and runs through Saturday, August 23, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.

East Tennessee Construction Report for August 14-20, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 09:35 am

ANDERSON COUNTY, I-75 South near Mile Marker 119.8: On Sunday, August 17, 2014, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning as crews perform guardrail repairs.  Motorists should be alert for workers present, expect potential delays and use extreme caution in this area.