Media Advisories

I-24 in Montgomery County to Close for Weekend Bridge Work

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 11:57 am

Traffic to Utilize On- & Off-Ramps at Rossview Road

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a short section of Interstate 24 and State Route 237 (Rossview Road) in Clarksville to prepare for bridge removal. During the closures, traffic will use the on- and off-ramps at SR 237. The work is scheduled as follows:

  • Friday, April 17, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, April 20, 5:00 a.m. – I-24 westbound (only) and SR 237 bridge over I-24 will be closed.
  • Friday, May 15, 8:00 p.m. through Monday, May 18, 5:00 a.m. – I-24 eastbound (only) and SR 237 bridge over I-24 will be closed.

TDOT Announces Fast Fix 8 Project for I-40 in Downtown Nashville

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 10:42 am

Expedited Work will Replace Eight Bridges during 13 Weekend Closures

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner announced today a major bridge rehabilitation project along Interstate 40 in downtown Nashville. The “Fast Fix 8” project will use accelerated construction to replace eight bridges located on the west side of the south loop. The project will require 13 weekend closures of this stretch of I-40 between June 2015 and June 2016.

Governor and Commissioner Release Transportation Improvement Plan for 2016-2018

Thursday, April 09, 2015 | 09:55 am

Program Reflects Continued Federal Funding Uncertainty

 

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer today released the three year transportation program, featuring approximately $1.2 billion in infrastructure investments for 39 individual project phases in 32 counties, as well as 15 statewide programs.

Say "Thumbs Down" to Texting & Driving during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 | 09:44 am

Tennessee – April is designated as national Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and representatives from Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated joined today to share a unified message: Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving.

New Traffic Pattern for State Route 109 Intersection in Sumner County

Monday, March 30, 2015 | 09:00 am

Access Restricted from Old Highway 109 and Scotty Parker Road

GALLATIN, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will construct a new traffic pattern on State Route 109 at Old Highway 109 and Scotty Parker Road in Sumner County this week. Once the traffic pattern is in place, drivers coming from the cross streets of Old Highway 109 and Scotty Parker Road will only be able to make right turns.

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Mack Hatcher Parkway Public Meeting Rescheduled

Friday, March 27, 2015 | 10:20 am

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public meeting regarding the western extension of State Route 397 (Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway), from US 31 (SR 6, Columbia Pike) south of Franklin to US 431 (SR 106, Hillsboro Road) north of Franklin in Williamson County, has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 16, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Pearre Creek Elementary School. The meeting will be held in the school’s gymnasium at 1811 Townsend Boulevard in Franklin. This meeting was rescheduled due to inclement weather on the initial date of March 5, 2015.

TDOT Reminds Motorists: In Work Zones - Expect the Unexpected

Monday, March 23, 2015 | 09:11 am

National Work Zone Awareness Week March 23-27

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is joining states across the nation to remind motorists to expect the unexpected in highway work zones. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (March 23-27) in an effort to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones.