Hot, Hot, Hot---so the song goes and that matches the mood of both motorists and construction crews. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer and reports on areas to avoid and remain cool!
Fall is a great time in Middle Tennessee, and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer to let motorists know how to enjoy the season now through September 7, 2019 with even less hassles.
Those hot, sunny days are here and that ingredient often makes for traffic congestion in construction areas. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns 'Boro motorists where to avoid today through May 25, 2019.
Like the popular song said, "Some days are diamonds, some days are coal." Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran notes that's also the case with how this time of the year impacts construction and traffic jams. Here's Ram's report for today through April 27, 2019.
Construction crews have begun to dismantle the old 1952 Murfreesboro Airport terminal, and make way for a new $4.5-million facility.
This is the most beautiful time of the year. Trees in colorful full bloom, flowers and work crews catching up. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of areas to avoid while traveling around the 'Boro now through April 6, 2019.
Several new appliances were stolen from new apartments on Cason Lane in Murfreesboro. The site superintendent told authorities that a total of 13 appliances were taken in the heist.
"[The Victim] stated he did not have locks for the building he was constructing yet so he tied the doors closed with string. One of the strings had been torn and entry was made. He stated he normally locks all his tools in a container at night, but he stated he "got lazy" and left them out."
Thirty concrete and construction companies were invited. Dozens of MTSU concrete and construction management students seeking summer internships or full-time employment following graduation registered to attend.
Remember the old song, "First you say you do and then you don't." Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran equates that to Tennessee weather, and that impacts construction and traffic jams. Here's how it looks today through January 19th.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state
Murfreesboro City Schools will hold their last public meeting to discuss rezoning this week.
Murfreesboro Police were called to a home under construction where unknown persons damaged an upstairs bathroom.
If you travel to Nashville or plan to do so over the next 2.5 years, you'll be dealing with more traffic issues on Interstate 24.
The weather still feels like summer, but construction crews know cold temps are near. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer to forecast potential traffic congestion areas 'Boro motorists might want to avoid now through October 13th.
The feeling of fall is definitely in the air, and as you breathe-in the freshness--you also note cold weather is around the corner. Traffic Director Ram Balachandran says construction crews are focusing on meeting deadlines before winter. Traffic jams around construction is a potential problem. Here are Ram's warnings now through October 6, 2018.
Evidently, the theft involved about $1500 worth of shingles. The original report shows they were stolen in the 2,000 block of East Main Street in Murfreesboro.
Tis the season to be constructing, and that also creates traffic jams. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid in the 'Boro now through August 4th.
The City of Murfreesboro is proposing an increase to most permit fees, including residential building permits for new construction and renovations.
Motorists will not be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee's highways this Memorial Day weekend.
Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran studies site plans and warns motorists of potential trouble zones for traffic now through May 26, 2018..
A theft that added up to more than $48,000 has been reported by a local construction company. Farrer Brothers on NW Broad Street filed the report with Murfreesboro Police on Monday (4/23/18).
It is Work zone Awareness Week in Tennessee. Rutherford County Highway Superintendent Greg Brooks stated...
Construction of the Greenway extension near Barfield Crescent Park is well underway. Anticipated completion is September 2019.
Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns Murfreesboro motorists of potential trouble spots now through February 3rd.
The new week brings more normal temperatures, and that will allow construction crews an opportunity to get their projects back on schedule. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists where to avoid now through January 13th.
The ongoing Middle Tennessee Boulevard road-widening project will close both the Faulkinberry Drive and Bell Street campus entrances to traffic beginning Monday through sometime in mid-January.
The long awaited Bridge Over Broad construction project has been completed to the point the bridge is open.
Christmas decorations are around the area, lights adorn area homes and crews hustle to catch-up before winter sets in. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists where to avoid between now and December 9th.
Evidently, unknown persons stole about $3,000 worth of PVC pipe. The pipe was 1 inch in diameter.
Providence Christian Academy will host Visitors' Day for prospective students entering 1st- 12th grades on November 7, 2017 from 7:45am-11:30am.
The City of Murfreesboro is closing a half-mile section of Haynes Drive (Thompson Lane to Wiltshire Dr.) to thru traffic this weekend for removal...
We are now officially in the fall season, and construction sites are putting the hammer to the metal in order to be on schedule before winter. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic jam areas to avoid between today and September 30th.
Traffric Engineer Ram Balachandran warns that prime construction weather will be with us for a few more months, and so will traffic jams. His road warnings for today through August 26th are growing.
An estimated $1.2 million improvement to a section of Blaze Drive between Brinkley Road and Blackman High School will be ready for traffic before the school year begins Aug. 7.
Sunbelt Equipment Rentals off of South Church Street near I-24 was burglarized. The report was filed on Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro.
It's construction season, and that means blocked traffic. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran tells about "hot spot" areas to avoid between today and June 24th.
As the pollen index climbs, so do motorist challenges brought-on by construction jobs. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid in Murfreesboro today through April 8th.
Hints of spring here and there indicate that construction season will be in full bloom. Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic woes today through March 11th.
Evidently, a construction worker fell from the top of a home being built that was over 12-feet high.
A jackhammer, a generator, an air compressor and more were stolen out of a construction trailer parked at a site on Greenland Drive in Murfreesboro.
Three thirteen year old boys were detained and later questioned by police after allegedly vandalizing a backhoe in the Cason Lane area.
Construction crews know this warm weather won't last forever, so they're using every second to get ahead on projects. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic challenges in the 'Boro now through November 5th.
Since January of this year, over 430 bundles of shingles have been stolen throughout Murfreesboro.
The owner of a local roofing company says that someone used his company information to purchase over $1,000 in home repair items.
The Murfreesboro City School system continues to grow. Director Dr. Linda Gilbert says they're adding 10 classrooms and a gym at Hobgood and there's construction at Bradley Academy.
A large load of lumber was stolen in Murfreesboro from a home that was under construction. The theft was reported on Monday at 1910 Satinwood Drive off of Thompson Lane.
"During 2015, the Building and Codes Department issued permits for 1,142 single-family residences and 1,185 multiple family units..."
Construction begins soon on the long-awaited Middle Tennessee Boulevard improvement project. MTSU officials are encouraging students, faculty, staff and visitors to avoid the area if at all possible.
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.
State Senator Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) filed legislation to stop local governments from enacting any charter provision, ordinance, resolution, referendum or regulation which requires a company bidding on a public construction project to employ individuals that reside within their jurisdiction.
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.
Taxes are usually a subject that seldom bring happiness. However, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess recently brought to light some positive...
A construction company based in Ohio called the Murfreesboro Police Department when someone stole their 10-foot long metal bender.
A Bowers Lane resident in Murfreesboro called the police when a contractor she hired failed to follow through on a recent project.
This most recent theft occurred on Cottingham Drive at a newly built home.
A Crystal Bear Trail resident in Southridge Subdivision told Murfreesboro Police they were the recent victim of fraud.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold elaborated on construction thefts. Evidently, several thefts occurred Tuesday night…
6 Huge rolls of metal coated copper valued at over $3,500 was among some of the items taken.
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.
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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