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

UPDATE: Thompson Lane Road Widening Project in Murfreesboro

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:41 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on the Thompson Lane road widening project in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the state is currently in the process of working with land and homeowners to acquir.... Read More

SMYRNA: Sam Ridley Parkway Construction is Nearing Completion

Nov 22, 2021 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, TN - Just off of I-24 in Smyrna, the Sam Ridley Road Widening Project is nearing completion. Initially, the project that started in November of 2019 was scheduled.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Christian School launches $26.3M campaign, expansion includes new high school and preschool

Nov 12, 2021 at 11:56 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Christian School unveiled the $26.3 million Generations of Hope campaign at its 61st annual Steak Dinner.  Matt Tiller, President of MTCS, announced that.... Read More
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Development Continues in South Murfreesboro

Oct 11, 2021 at 07:13 am by WGNS

The landscape is changing on Tiger Hill. A new gas station is being built along the inbound lane of Highway 231 South behind Walmart and reports indicate more townhomes will b.... Read More

MTSU celebrates concrete, construction building progress with topping-out ceremony

Sep 14, 2021 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: MTSU students sign the ceremonial final beam to be placed at the top of the School of Concrete and Construction Management building Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the Bragg Park.... Read More

Report finds 9.9% increase in Tennessee construction employment, 19th largest in U.S.

Sep 13, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

While the potential for trillions of dollars of new infrastructure spending looms on the horizon, America’s construction industry is struggling to even keep pace with cu.... Read More

Emergency Responders Rush To Construction Site

Sep 11, 2021 at 10:09 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A loud crashing sound around 7:30PM Saturday evening (9/11/2021) brought police and firefighters to the Lofts At Gateway Commons on Livy Dearing Plac.... Read More

Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity "Unity Panel Build"

Jul 13, 2021 at 07:35 am 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

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

Report: Tennessee sees 31.5% increase in construction spending since COVID

Jun 04, 2021 at 01:34 pm by WGNS

Tennessee is now seeing a 31.5% increase in construction spending since the start of COVID, which is in total contrast to the downturn we saw when the pandemic first hit.The.... 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

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

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