Murfreesboro Police Developing a Traffic Specific Department - While Some Police Departments Have Eliminated Their Response to Minor Auto Accidents

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:52 pm by WGNS

As Murfreesboro continues to grow, so does the flow of traffic. Police Chief Michael Bowen told WGNS News on Wednesday that the MPD has been working to develop a traffic speci.... Read More

Ram's Road Report

Sep 03, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Sometimes grid-lock traffic is an end-product of construction crews ramping-up to meet deadlines. Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran.... Read More

TDOT: No Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2nd - Sept. 6th)

Sep 01, 2022 at 07:03 pm by WGNS

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

Ram's "Twixt and Tween" Season Road Report

Aug 20, 2022 at 12:56 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) It's the "twixt and tween" season in the Boro and the atmospheric conditions will jump around. Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran wa.... Read More

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle and Killed Friday

Aug 05, 2022 at 01:16 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: MURFREESBORO, TN –Fatal Accident Crash Team investigators are now in search of the driver of a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup. Police say the driver may be a vital w.... Read More

Ram's Hot Road Report

Jul 16, 2022 at 11:01 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Hot, hot days, heavy construction and traffic are not a good mix. Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran looks ahead--today t.... Read More

Ram's Spring Day Road Forecast

May 14, 2022 at 08:03 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) What a wonderful time of the year--beautiful flowers, the smell of cut grass, enough rain to water the flowers, and a feeling of urgency to enjoy the outdoors!.... Read More

UPDATE: Bridge to Connect Beasie Road to River Rock Blvd.

Mar 31, 2022 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

A significant project the City of Murfreesboro hopes to get off the ground in the near future will lessen the burden of traffic on both Highway 99 and Highway 96. The projec.... Read More

SMYRNA TRAFFIC ALERT: Jefferson Pk. Bridge

Feb 26, 2022 at 06:28 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Here is a traffic alert for motorists in the Smyrna area. A contractor plans to begin setting beams on the Jefferson Pike bridge over the Stones River this.... Read More

Traffic Crackdown: At least 84-Violations and Citations on Valentine's Day in Rutherford County

Feb 15, 2022 at 09:36 am by WGNS

It was a loving crackdown on those driving without a license, making illegal turns and more this past Valentine’s Day in Rutherford County.On Tuesday (Feb. 14, 2022), me.... Read More

Pre-Thanksgiving Traffic in Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force members want families to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday together safely.That’s why they are encouraging drivers to pay e.... Read More

“Operation 35% Illegal Window Tint Enforcement" took place in Murfreesboro this past week

Sep 22, 2021 at 08:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATE - Number of Citations Written Released to WGNS NEWS: Murfreesboro Police and the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force recently cracked down on those who had wind.... Read More

La Vergne Police Out in Full Force for Beginning of School Year

Aug 04, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) As teachers and students prepare to return to the classroom the La Vergne Police Department is reminding drivers to be extra cautious in school zones and ne.... Read More

Traffic Deaths UP in Tennessee

Jun 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Deaths in traffic accients are being reported by police agencies throughout Tennessee at a higher number right now. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan...Hear the above soundb.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force - Operation Red Light

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD, CO., Tenn. - Drivers who do not obey traffic signals will be the focus of a traffic enforcement by agencies with the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task For.... Read More

UPDATE: Red Light Cameras in Murfreesboro are a Thing of the Past

May 11, 2021 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

  Red light traffic cameras in Murfreesboro are still a topic of interest among local residents, despite them being a thing of the past. State regulations would not enab.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force Releases Details of Citations in 40 to 40 Operation

Apr 21, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eighty-one drivers received citations for speeding last Friday during “Operation 40 to 40” on Interstate 840 from Dickson County to Wilson County, a Tennessee High.... Read More

Blackburn Introduces Bill Requiring DNA Border Testing to ‘End Child Trafficking Now’

Mar 24, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) introduced the En.... Read More

Speed Cushion Pilot Program dedicated to study of neighborhood traffic

Mar 04, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The City of Murfreesboro recently installed traffic speed cushions on Alexander Boulevard to slow traffic on the busy stretch of roadway in a.... Read More

UPDATE: 16 Vehicles Pulled from Ditches Wednesday Night and Early Morning Thursday in Murfreesboro

Feb 18, 2021 at 07:43 am by WGNS

The main arteries coming into and heading out of Murfreesboro are navigational, but use extreme caution because ice continues to be a major problem. In the county, most of the.... Read More