National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 26-30, 2021

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW).NWZAW is in its 21st year and is a national public awareness campaign that spreads the.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU celebrates with groundbreaking for new $40.1M School of Concrete and Construction Management building

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University officials broke ground Tuesday, April 6, on a much-needed 54,000-square-foot, $40.1 million School.... Read More

Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity "Unity Panel Build"

Mar 31, 2021 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity has scheduled an upcoming project to bring different backgrounds and different faiths together.The Unity Panel Build will be held on.... Read More

MURFREESBORO ACCIDENT: Construction worker dies after falling off scaffold

Mar 14, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – An independent contractor working on a gazebo in the backyard of a Murfreesboro home died after falling from a scaffold on Thursday, March 11t.... Read More

COLD CASE: 2016 Murder of Man Behind Marco's Pizza on Northfield Blvd. in Murfreesboro

Mar 03, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate the July 15, 2016 murder of Fausto Hernandez. Evidently, Hernandez and his wife lived in Texas, but he was temporarily staying in M.... Read More

Water Line Replacement Causing Detours in La Vergne Community

Feb 10, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne water department is busy replacing a line that’s had maintenance issues over the last several years, causing detours in a busy La Vergne community..... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Continue their Search for Land in Blackman Area for up to 3 New Schools

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to search for more property in one of the fastest growing areas of the community…That was Assistant Superintendent Trey Lee with.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 8th Smallest Share of Employment in Construction

Jan 27, 2021 at 03:15 pm by scott

In Tennessee, 4.2% of all wage and salary workers work in construction. Out of all states, Tennessee has the 8th smallest share of employment in construction.As everyone reali.... Read More

MURFREESBORO ROADS: Rucker Lane Reconstruction Set to be Advertised for Bidding

Jan 21, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Section of Rucker Lane near Muirwood Boulevard to Veterans Parkway will be advertised for bidding in January with reconstruction work p.... Read More

Man Dies In Murfreesboro Construction Accident

Dec 18, 2020 at 10:33 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A fatality occurred with roadwork on Butler Drive around lunchtime Thursday (12/17/2020).Murfreesboro Police PIO Larry Flowers told WGNS that a road grader acci.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Thompson Station man arrested for construction site Thefts in Murfreesboro

Oct 06, 2020 at 01:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers arrest a Williamson County man on Monday, Oct. 5, for breaking into three construction sites and stea.... Read More

REPORT: Tennessee Is the 13th Worst-Paying State for Construction Workers

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, the adjusted median annual wage for all construction workers is $43,682. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee is the 13th worst-pa.... Read More

Wheel Tax to build a school Proposed for Cannon County

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

During the last meeting of the Cannon County Commission, commissioners asked the Board of Education members to review and submit a simpler explanation of their wheel tax refer.... Read More

Ram's "Hot Under The Collar" Tips For Motorists

Aug 08, 2020 at 08:47 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potential traffic jam areas, and hopefully will help them avo.... Read More

La Vergne Awarded $2.6M Grant for Murfreesboro Road Improvements

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:23 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) Project has been approved by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, awarding more than $2.6 million for im.... Read More

Hot, Hot, Hot Road Ramblings From Ram!

Jul 11, 2020 at 08:53 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Hot, hot, hot--that's a firecracker ready to pop when it comes to grid-lock traffic. Murfreesboro Deptury Transportation Director Ram Balachandran warns w.... Read More

Ram's Roads To Avoid

Jul 04, 2020 at 07:32 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Where is construction gridlock in the 'Boro should that I avoid between today and July 11, 2020? Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Dire.... Read More

Will Saharan Dust Clouds Impact Ram's Traffic?

Jun 26, 2020 at 12:15 am by Bart

(MURFREESBORO) How does gridlock traffic from construction sites do when you add a Saharan dust cloud with heat? City Transportation Director Ram Balachandran has run the numb.... Read More