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

    MURFREESBORO ROADS: Rucker Lane Reconstruction Set to be Advertised for Bidding

    Jan 21, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Section of Rucker Lane near Muirwood Boulevard to Veterans Parkway will be advertised for bidding in January with reconstruction work p.... Read More

    Man Dies In Murfreesboro Construction Accident

    Dec 18, 2020 at 10:33 am by WGNS

    (MURFREESBORO) A fatality occurred with roadwork on Butler Drive around lunchtime Thursday (12/17/2020).Murfreesboro Police PIO Larry Flowers told WGNS that a road grader acci.... Read More

    TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

    Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

    When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

    Thompson Station man arrested for construction site Thefts in Murfreesboro

    Oct 06, 2020 at 01:48 pm by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers arrest a Williamson County man on Monday, Oct. 5, for breaking into three construction sites and stea.... Read More

    REPORT: Tennessee Is the 13th Worst-Paying State for Construction Workers

    Aug 24, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

    A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, the adjusted median annual wage for all construction workers is $43,682. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee is the 13th worst-pa.... Read More

    Wheel Tax to build a school Proposed for Cannon County

    Aug 24, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

    During the last meeting of the Cannon County Commission, commissioners asked the Board of Education members to review and submit a simpler explanation of their wheel tax refer.... Read More

    Ram's "Hot Under The Collar" Tips For Motorists

    Aug 08, 2020 at 08:47 am by WGNS

    (MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potential traffic jam areas, and hopefully will help them avo.... Read More

    La Vergne Awarded $2.6M Grant for Murfreesboro Road Improvements

    Jul 21, 2020 at 09:23 am by WGNS

    The City of La Vergne Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) Project has been approved by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, awarding more than $2.6 million for im.... Read More