Rutherford County Reportedly Needs Over $500-Million for Infrastructure – Dept. of Transportation Agrees to $302-Million Statewide

Jan 14, 2022 at 01:49 pm by WGNS

Over $26.5-billion will be funneled across the United States and spent on transportation projects over the next 5-years, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation..... Read More
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Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Heavy snowfall has covered the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multip.... Read More
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Are You Ready For Snowy Roads?

Jan 03, 2022 at 07:51 am by WGNS

MRFREESBORO, Tenn. – In Mid-February 2021 the Middle Tennessee area experienced snowfall and the fifth longest period of below freezing temperatures for over s.... Read More

TDOT to halt highway construction for Christmas holiday

Dec 20, 2021 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane clo.... Read More

Distracted Driving in Rutherford County and Beyond

Oct 28, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

A new report finds unsafe driving behaviors have gone down, for the most part, in places like Rutherford County and throughout the state. With more on this story, here is WGNS.... Read More
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Sep 18, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard renaming ceremony took place Saturday morning (9/18/2021) at the Patterson Community Center.  The first street.... Read More

Construction Road Closures Expected in Lake Forest Community

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - Road closures are expected in the coming months in the Lake Forest community as crews begin working on installing a new 24” water main. The new w.... Read More

Ram's Road Warnings Through 7/10/2021

Jul 03, 2021 at 11:38 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Now that the fireworks have faded, construction crews will be out in force... starting Tuesday. Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Bal.... Read More

Traffic Deaths UP in Tennessee

Jun 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Deaths in traffic accients are being reported by police agencies throughout Tennessee at a higher number right now. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan...Hear the above soundb.... Read More

3-Week Closure Starts Monday

Jun 19, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Starting this coming Monday (6/21/2021) Cason Lane at State Route 99 (New Salem Highway) will be closed to all traffic. The Tennessee Department of Transp.... Read More

UPDATE: More Details on the Highway 99 Road Widening Project

Jun 09, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

Highway 99 in Murfreesboro first opened to traffic in 1931 under the state road system. Today, the road is heavily traveled as motorist head to businesses and residential area.... Read More

Construction to be PAUSED for Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2021 at 04:20 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, May 28 through 6:00.... Read More

Murfreesboro Planning Commission approves renaming Mercury Boulevard to honor Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

May 20, 2021 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Planning Commission voted Wednesday (May 19) to rename Mercury Boulevard to Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard following.... Read More

Speed Cushion Pilot Program dedicated to study of neighborhood traffic

Mar 04, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The City of Murfreesboro recently installed traffic speed cushions on Alexander Boulevard to slow traffic on the busy stretch of roadway in a.... Read More

City of La Vergne Street Department Moves from Salting Roads to Patching Potholes

Feb 25, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Nearly 500 tons of salt was spread on the major roads and arteries of La Vergne last week as crews worked tirelessly to combat the winter storm. The City of La Vergne street d.... Read More

UPDATE: Roads, Vehicles, Homes and Even Boat Docks fall Victim to the Ice in Tennessee

Feb 17, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Street Department has been salting roads around the clock with six dump trucks on State Highways and major roadways. City street crews are working 12-hour shi.... Read More

Icy Road Conditions Continue in Rutherford County

Feb 16, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Road conditions on Tuesday morning seem to have only turned worse, compared to Monday morning.  Ice continues to cover the majority of roads in Murfreesboro, Smyrna and L.... Read More

Over 30-Auto Accidents in Murfreesboro Between 6AM and 11AM on Monday

Feb 15, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

In the city limits of Murfreesboro, there were over 30 auto accidents reported between 6AM and 11AM on Monday morning. The accidents were due to the icy road conditions that w.... Read More

City Water Resources begins N. Highland Ave. water and sewer upgrades

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Water Resources Operations and Maintenance started working on a water and/or sewer line replacement Monday (8/24/20) morning in Murfreesb.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 2nd Fewest Roads in Poor Condition - Murfreesboro Road Projects Continue

Jul 27, 2020 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, 26 percent of major urban roads in the U.S. are in poor condition.In Tennessee, only 8.6% of all major roads are in.... Read More