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"Bridge Over Broad" Is Now "Blue Raider Bridge"

At 9:30 Thursday morning, officials representing MTSU, the City of Murfreesboro, Rutherford County and state government gathered on land adjacent to the Bridge Over Broad.

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MTSU Encouraging Alumni to Get Behind Bridge over Broad Naming
MTSU Encouraging Alumni to Get Behind Bridge over Broad Naming

We told you recently about the efforts to name the Bridge Over Broad either "True Blue Bridge" or "Blue Raider Bridge." Now, MTSU officials are asking supporters and alumni to get behind the idea.

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April 1st Brings Day of Fame for
April 1st Brings Day of Fame for "Bridgey McBridgeface"

The Murfreesboro City Council is taking public support for the humorous naming of the 'Bridge over Broad' in 'Tongue n' cheek' stride. An official proclamation issued by the City Council has endorsed the name 'Bridgey McBridgeface,' if only for a day on April 1, April Fools' Day.

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Broad St. Around Bridge CLOSED Sat.-Mon. 6 AM
Broad St. Around Bridge CLOSED Sat.-Mon. 6 AM

Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran reminds motorists that Broad Street, around the Bridge Over Broad project, will be closed starting at 6:00 o'clock Saturday (3/3/2018) morning, and continue closed until 6:00 o'clock Monday (3/5/2018) morning.

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VIDEO: The Bridge Over Broad is Open
VIDEO: The Bridge Over Broad is Open

The long awaited Bridge Over Broad construction project has been completed to the point the bridge is open.

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Will BRIDGE OVER BROAD have new name and be finished on time?
Will BRIDGE OVER BROAD have new name and be finished on time?

Crews are feverishly working to complete the Bridge Over Broad project, while the Murfreesboro City Council is trying to secure a better suited name for the bridge.

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What or who should the bridge over Broad Street be named after?
What or who should the bridge over Broad Street be named after?

The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.

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What or who should the bridge over Broad Street be named after?
What or who should the bridge over Broad Street be named after?

The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.

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It's Time To Play
It's Time To Play "Name That Bridge"

The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.

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Bridge Over Broad Back Open After Weekend Closure
Bridge Over Broad Back Open After Weekend Closure

The Tennessee Department of Transportation says the milling and paving that closed the Bridge over Broad intersection for part of the weekend is complete and the intersection is back open.

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BRIDGE OVER BROAD girders
BRIDGE OVER BROAD girders "in"...traffic flowing again.

The giant girders connecting the north and south sides of the Bridge Over Broad are installed, and traffic is given a green light in all directions.

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Bridge Over Broad First Closure Shorter Than Planned
Bridge Over Broad First Closure Shorter Than Planned

The first weekend of closure at the Bridge over Broad construction project has come and gone. Another closure is coming up this weekend.

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REMEMBER: Broad @ OFP/Memorial CLOSED Until 6AM Monday
REMEMBER: Broad @ OFP/Memorial CLOSED Until 6AM Monday

Remember, all directions of the BRIDGE OVER BROAD are closed to traffic until 6:00AM Monday (7/31/2017) morning.

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Bridge Over Broad to be Completely Shut Down This Weekend
Bridge Over Broad to be Completely Shut Down This Weekend

Contractors for the Tennessee Department of Transportation plan to connect the massive beams over the roadway, which means the road will be completely shut down this coming Friday evening through Monday morning...

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Update:
Update: "Bridge Over Broad"

Steel girders are now protruding from both the Old Fort Parkway and Memorial Boulevard sides of the Bridge Over Broad project. Plans call for shutting down all directions of traffic for two=weekends to connect the girders.

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UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Street to Shut Down Roadway
UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Street to Shut Down Roadway

Sometimes referred to the "Bridge over Troubled Waters," a song made popular in the 70's by Simon and Garfunkel, the Bridge Over Broad will cause traffic headaches over two upcoming weekends.

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Bridge Over Broad Taking Shape--Lane Shifts In Place
Bridge Over Broad Taking Shape--Lane Shifts In Place

The basic structure of the Bridge Over Broad project is visibly taking shape. Lane shifts are now in place that will continue until the project is completed this coming December.

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Bridge Over Broad Construction Continues
Bridge Over Broad Construction Continues

Reports indicate the $17.6 million bridge should be complete and open to traffic by December of this year (2017).

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Parts of West College / Lytle Street Roundabout Open
Parts of West College / Lytle Street Roundabout Open

Most of Murfreesboro's first roundabout at West College and Lytle Streets is open.

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More news on the Bridge Over Broad Street in Murfreesboro
More news on the Bridge Over Broad Street in Murfreesboro

Construction at the intersection of Broad Street and State Route 96 (Memorial Boulevard/Old Fort Parkway) began in January of 2014 and will continue until the close of 2017.

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Traffic Woes Continue in Murfreesboro
Traffic Woes Continue in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland told WGNS that transportation will be a major issue as our area continues to grow.

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Bridge Over Broad Construction Moving Along
Bridge Over Broad Construction Moving Along

If you've driven in the area where Broad Street, Old Fort Parkway and Memorial come together, you've obviously noticed the road construction known as the "Bridge Over Broad."

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Bridge over Broad Progress Report
Bridge over Broad Progress Report

During the final quarter of 2015, there was a lot activity throughout the job site at the Bridge over Broad - or the intersection of Memorial, Broad and Old Fort Parkway.

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The Bridge over Broad Street is behind schedule
The Bridge over Broad Street is behind schedule

The $17.6 million bridge over Broad Street is slowly coming along, but Mayor Shane McFarland says that crews are a little behind schedule at this point...

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UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Project Progressing
UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Project Progressing

With longer days and improved weather, progress has increased significantly construction project at the intersection of Broad Street, Memorial Boulevard and Old Fort Parkway. Also known as the Bridge Over Broad. Tennessee Department of Transportation officials say as utility relocation nears completion, contract crews are moving forward with other work.

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UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Street project continues in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Bridge over Broad Street project continues in Murfreesboro

Construction at the intersection of Broad Street (SR 1) and Memorial Boulevard /Old Fort Parkway (SR 10/SR 96) began in January 2014. The $17.6 million project will separate the intersection...

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Bridge Over Broad Update
Bridge Over Broad Update

The Tennessee Department of Transportation says a lot of progress has been made on the Bridge Over Broad project. This is the new interchange at Broad Street, Memorial Boulevard and Old Fort Parkway.

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Bridge OVER Broad St. construction continues in Murfreesboro
Bridge OVER Broad St. construction continues in Murfreesboro

The Average Daily Traffic on Broad Street is traffic county is projected to be 72,740 vehicles.

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UPDATE: Bridge OVER Broad Street, Lane Closures Continue Thursday
UPDATE: Bridge OVER Broad Street, Lane Closures Continue Thursday

The $17.6 million project is expected to be completely finished in early summer of 2016.   

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Iconic Haynes Bros. Lumber Sign Removed
Iconic Haynes Bros. Lumber Sign Removed

A sign that's shown everyone the time and temperature for years at the busiest intersection in the state is no more. The Haynes Brothers Lumber Company sign was removed Thursday as the state continues preparing for construction on the Broad at Memorial intersection.

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Bridge over Broad Public Meeting - VIDEO ONLINE NOW
Bridge over Broad Public Meeting - VIDEO ONLINE NOW

Did you miss the recent meeting about the Bridge over Broad? Construction will soon get underway on the Broad Street / Memorial Boulevard-Old Fort Parkway intersection.  CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO OF THE MEETING.

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Community Meeting on Broad / Memorial Interchange Tonight

It's your chance to hear what T-DOT has in store for the state's busiest intersection. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will hear from the community and local businesses while sharing the project timeline for construction of a new interchange on Broad Street and Memorial Boulevard / Old Fort Parkway.

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Broad / Memorial Community Meeting Tuesday

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews have begun preliminary construction of a new interchange on Broad Street and Memorial Boulevard/Old Fort Parkway. 

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Work Begins on Broad Street Intersection
Work Begins on Broad Street Intersection

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews have started preliminary construction today (Friday) of a new interchange on Broad Street and Memorial Boulevard/Old Fort Parkway.

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So Why the Bridge Over Broad Street Now That We Have Medical Center Parkway?
So Why the Bridge Over Broad Street Now That We Have Medical Center Parkway?

As the City of Murfreesboro grows, so does the traffic... that is one reason the Tennessee Department of Transportation plans to move forward with the construction of a new bridge over Broad Street.

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When will Construction Start on the Much Discussed Bridge Over Broad Street?
When will Construction Start on the Much Discussed Bridge Over Broad Street?
We have more news on the future bridge over NW Broad Street in Murfreesboro. As reported earlier, the $17-million bridge will connect Old Fort Parkway to...
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UPDATE: Bridge Over Broad to Take Three Years to Complete
UPDATE: Bridge Over Broad to Take Three Years to Complete
The bridge will connect Old Fort Parkway to Memorial Boulevard allowing motorist on Broad Street to simply pass under traffic headed down Memorial or Old Fort Parkway. 
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Old Fort-Memorial Bridge Over Broad May Get Started 1st Quarter
Old Fort-Memorial Bridge Over Broad May Get Started 1st Quarter
Construction on the bridge over NW Broad Street may get started in the first quarter. Click below link for the story. 
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