Transportation

Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for Ashland City

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | 10:55 am


$398,000 grant funds connect three parks along Marks Creek


ASHLAND CITY – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $398,447 transportation alternative grant that will connect three parks along Marks Creek in Ashland City.


The Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail Project is located along the bank of Marks Creek near three city parks and SR 49. The project will provide trail connections to all three parks, which are currently only accessible by automobile. It includes more than 2,000 linear feet of 10-foot wide asphalt trail, a bridge, boardwalk, retaining walls, fencing, and a trailhead with amenities. New signs, benches, and landscaping will also enhance the scenic character of the town’s greenway system.

East Tennessee Construction Report for June 19-25, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014 | 07:30 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 June 19-25, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | 10:51 am

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

  • Thursday June 19 and Monday June 23 through Wednesday June 25, 8PM-6AM, There will be lane closures between MM 96 and MM 99 in the southbound lanes so that milling may be done.
  • Friday June 20 8PM through Monday June 23 6AM, There will be lane closures between MM 96 and MM 99 in the southbound lanes for bridge deck repair.

I-65 South Reduced to One Lane North of Nashville for Weekend Work

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 | 09:18 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close two lanes of travel on I-65 South on the north side of Nashville this weekend for bridge repair work. The work zone will extend from mile markers 95 to 98, northbound and southbound. The work is scheduled as follows:


• Friday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, June 23 at 6:00 a.m., there will be lane closures on I-65 southbound in order to begin bridge repairs at the Mansker Creek, East Cedar Street, Long Hollow Pike, Rivergate Parkway, and CSX railroad bridges. One lane will remain open from Mansker Creek to Rivergate Parkway.  Two lanes will remain open from Rivergate Parkway to CSX railroad.


East Tennessee Construction Report for June 12-18, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014 | 02:02 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.

TDOT and THP Prepare for 2014 Bonnaroo Festival

Monday, June 09, 2014 | 03:09 pm

NASHVILLE – Since 2002, the small Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country - the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.  Held on a 700 acre farm, the festival is a four-day, multi-stage event that showcases a diverse assortment of musical styles and performers. 


Thousands of people from all over the country make the yearly trip to attend the festival, and Manchester becomes their temporary home for several days in June.  As in years past, over 80,000 music lovers are expected to attend this year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday night, June 12, and winds down Sunday night, June 15.

TDOT and THP Prepare for 2014 Bonnaroo Festival

Monday, June 09, 2014 | 02:37 pm

TDOT and THP Prepare for 2014 Bonnaroo Festival

NASHVILLE – Since 2002, the small Middle Tennessee city of Manchester in Coffee County has hosted one of the most popular live music events in the country - the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.  Held on a 700‑acre farm, the festival is a four-day, multi-stage event that showcases a diverse assortment of musical styles and performers.  Thousands of people from all over the country make the yearly trip to attend the festival, and Manchester becomes their temporary home for several days in June.  As in years past, over 80,000 music lovers are expected to attend this year’s festival, which kicks off Thursday night, June 12, and winds down Sunday night, June 15.