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Smyrna's New Town Engineer Is On The Job
Smyrna's New Town Engineer Is On The Job

Smyrna Town Manager Brian Hercules announced that the new Engineer Charles N. King took over in that new position last week.

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Ram's Construction Areas To Avoid
Ram's Construction Areas To Avoid

Summer in the city, and construction crews are running full tilt. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns 'Boro motorists which grid-lock hot spots to avoid today through July 6, 2019.

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Ram Makes Driving Less Stressful
Ram Makes Driving Less Stressful

As we inch closer to springtime, Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns Murfreesboro motorists of potential problem areas today through March 16, 2019.

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TDOT Halts Construction for Holiday
TDOT Halts Construction for Holiday

Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during the busy travel holiday.

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TDOT Halts All Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend
TDOT Halts All Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.

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TDOT Removing Dangerous Guardrails
TDOT Removing Dangerous Guardrails

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is currently working on removing the last of the X-Lite guardrails in Tennessee.

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Construction At Thompson Lane Trailhead
Construction At Thompson Lane Trailhead

If you travel Thompson Lane regularly, especially near the Stones River Bridge, the backed-up traffic is often frustrating. Is the construction project at the Thompson Lane Trailhead part of the cure?

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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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Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving
Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said over a million travelers in Tennessee are expected to drive to their holiday destinations this year.

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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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TDOT Message Board Contest Continues
TDOT Message Board Contest Continues

If you've ever wanted to help choose the messages that show up on TDOT signs, now's your chance!

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TDOT Fixing Potholes
TDOT Fixing Potholes

Around this time of year crews must use a cold mix to fill the holes, which is only a temporary fix until asphalt can be used in the summer.

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TDOT Grant To Improve Murfreesboro Traffic Flow
TDOT Grant To Improve Murfreesboro Traffic Flow

A high tech traffic computerized system will soon improve traffic flow at 14 intersections seven miles of Murfreesboro roadway. TDOT awarded this city a $3.35-million grant to cover the project on sections of East Northfield Boulevard as well as Rutherford Boulevard.

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TDOT Halts Road Construction for Holiday Weekend
TDOT Halts Road Construction for Holiday Weekend

The state Transportation Department is shutting down road construction projects for the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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National Work Zone Awareness Week Is This Week
National Work Zone Awareness Week Is This Week

Last year in Tennessee, 18 people died in work zone crashes, including workers, drivers and passengers

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TDOT Sign Contest
TDOT Sign Contest

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is holding a sign contest to see who can come up with the best safety message for dynamic message signs on interstates.

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UPDATE: Two Charged with Drag Racing Causing I-24 Semi to Overturn
UPDATE: Two Charged with Drag Racing Causing I-24 Semi to Overturn

The horrendous traffic tie-ups on I-24 due to an overturned semi Monday were reportedly caused by two men drag racing. Now, the two men are in jail.

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Time capsule to be buried in Tennessee and unearthed in 2115
Time capsule to be buried in Tennessee and unearthed in 2115

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is celebrating its centennial by placing a time capsule in a new granite memorial at Bicentennial Mall.

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TDOT Wants your input on the Thompson Lane road widening project in Murfreesboro
TDOT Wants your input on the Thompson Lane road widening project in Murfreesboro

The 4.3 mile widening project from SR-1 (US 70S, NW Broad St.) to SR-10 (US 231, Memorial Boulevard) will widen the existing 2-lane road to 5 lanes.

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Voting for the TDOT Dynamic Message Sign Contest
Voting for the TDOT Dynamic Message Sign Contest

The entries were narrowed down to 15 messages that cover safety issues such as distracted driving, seatbelt usage, impaired driving, speeding, and aggressive driving.

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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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The UPDATE on the TDOT Broad Street / Old Fort Parkway Intersection Project

TDOT plans to separate the intersections of Broad St. (SR 1) and Memorial Blvd. /Old Fort Parkway (SR 96/SR 10) by creating a single point urban interchange.  

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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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DEEP FREEZE: Stay Off Roadways
DEEP FREEZE: Stay Off Roadways
With the Mid-State in the midst of the coldest weather in almost 20 years, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is warning motorists to stay home.
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TDOT Studying I-24 Through Rutherford County and Beyond, They Want Your Thoughts!
One section of I-24 that is being studied is the section that travels through I-24. TDOT would like your comments on I-24...
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