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Fentress Approves $1.1M T-DOT Bid For Bridge Replacement

Fentress County Commission approved a $1.1 million bid to replace a bridge on Jonesville Road over Bridge Creek. Highway Superintendent Ryan Reed said the project would be 100 percent covered by T-DOT. He said the project is on T-DOT’s priority wish list. “In six months it’ll be completely done,” Reed said. “So with the five-ton bridge limit that’s on there ... Read More »

Tommy Dodson HWY Bridge In Overton Closed For Repairs

A bridge on Tommy Dodson Highway in Overton County expected to be closed until mid-November for improvements. TDOT Community Relations Officer Rae-Anne Bradley said the bridge over Danner Branch will have portions of the deck replaced and be repaved. ‘Traffic is being detoured via State Route 111,” Bradley said. “Drivers that are using State Route 293 should be cautious of workers ... Read More »

Contractor Seeking Extension On DeKalb/Warren TDOT Bridge Project

A DeKalb and Warren County TDOT paving and bridge project has surpassed its completion date. Community Relations Officer Rae-Anne Bradley said the project was scheduled for completion last week. Bradley said the contractor has submitted a time impact analysis to extend the contract. “The upcoming work on this project they’re just going to continue some grade work, paving and then ... Read More »

Engineer Work On White County Bridge May Cause Some Closures

Roberts Matthew Highway Bridge over Post Oak Creek in White County will experience closures or lane reductions starting Monday. Financial Director Chad Marcum said engineers will be studying the feasibility of replacing the bridge over the next two weeks. “They need to access underneath the bridge to do some burrowing for geotechnical investigation just to make sure that when we ... Read More »

Putnam Mayor Identifies Bridges That Need Replacement In Grant Application

Putnam County applying for transportation grant funding to create a 10-year improvement plan. Mayor Randy Porter said up to $1 million could be awarded that would start the process for some bridge replacements. “We have one on county farm road, and one off of Highway 70 East that’s going to need to be replaced at some point in the near ... Read More »

White Co Studying Bridge Replacement At Putnam County Line

The White County Commission has approved $160,000 to start the engineering phase for a bridge replacement project. County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson said the state has indicated that the bridge at the White and Putnam County line has outlived its use. “Two or three years ago we replaced a bridge there on the Old Roberts Matthew Highway, the old 111,” ... Read More »

Fall Creek Falls Park Builds New Bridge On Woodland Trail

Fall Creek Falls Woodland Trail has been repaired after flood waters washed away an existing bridge last year. Assistant Park Manager Robert Becker said visitors can now safely cross Cane Creek on the park’s most popular trail. “Our maintenance team is really the heart of this project,” Becker said. “What they did was they built these huge concrete abutments and ... Read More »

T-DOT Offers Crossville Price On Small Parcel To Repair Bridge

T-DOT has offered Crossville some $16,000 for some land to complete a bridge repair project. The bridge is located on Sparta Highway going towards the city’s wastewater facility. City Manager Greg Wood said the state wants to purchase some 4,200 square feet. “They’re going to widen the bridge and do improvements to the bridge, but they’re also going to do ... Read More »

Sparta’s Carter Street Light Project Aiming For Winter Finish

Sparta’s Carter Street and pedestrian bridge will soon have new lighting. The Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of materials for 29 light locations Thursday. Public Works Director Dillard Quick said the in-house installation should be completed this winter. “This lights up the bridge. This lights up the walking path from the cemetery down to the bridge,” Quick said. “Then, ... Read More »

Putnam Co. Road Department Bidding Out Bob Lynn Rd. Bridge Replacement

The Putnam County Road Department accepting bids to replace the Bob Lynn Road bridge over Mill Creek. Road Supervisor Randy Jones said the goal to restabilize the bridge by installing a stone foundation for new footers. “Over the years these large rains have come through and got to eating our under the footers, and it is causing the bridge to ... Read More »