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 | Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro news, Murfreesboro roads, Murfreesboro, WGNS News, WGNS, TDOT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), design consultants, and the City of Murfreesboro will conduct a joint public meeting in the cafeteria of Siegel Elementary School Tuesday, June 2, 2015, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., to provide opportunity for public comment on the proposed Thompson Lane (SR-268) widening project. Siegel Elementary School is located at 135 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

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. The widening will provide 2 travel lanes in each direction would include a center turn lane, bike lanes, curbs and sidewalks.

Representatives from TDOT and design firm engineers, Wiser Consultants, will provide a brief project presentation during the public meeting. The public will be given time to review and provide public comment. In addition, public comment sheets will be available for the public to provide written input on the proposed widening within a 21-day period. Project comments may be submitted to the following address: Project Comments, TDOT, Suite 700, James K. Polk Building, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243-0332 or e-mail toTDOT.comments@tn.gov.

Have Questions?

Anyone with questions about the meeting should contact TDOT Region 3 Project Development Director Lori Lange at Lori.Lange@tn.gov or (615) 350-4391 or TDOT Roadway Design Division Assistant Director Fred Miller at Frederick.Miller@tn.gov. Citizens may also contact City Transportation Director Dana Richardson atdrichardson@murfreesborotn.gov or by calling (615) 893-6441. Citizens may also contact the design firm by e-mailing Mr. Michael A. Biggs of Wiser Consultants atmabiggs@wiserconsultants.com (615) 217-0550.