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Bike Lane Addition On Cedar Nearing Completion

A project to resurface and add striping for bike lanes on Cookeville’s Cedar Avenue is scheduled to finish up in the next few weeks. City Manager James Mills said the project includes milling and resurfacing from Broad Street to Seventh Street. He said he is excited to connect Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Tennessee Tech with a more pedestrian and ... Read More »

TTU Finalizes Project Design Adding Green Space And Pedestrian Access

The final designs of a project to move Tennessee Tech more into a pedestrian friendly campus are complete. Capital Projects and Planning Director Jim Cobb said the university hopes to bid the project before the holiday break to start construction in January. “It’s a great improvement to the campus,” Cobb said. “We are providing green space to the core of ... Read More »

Florida Man Killed After Running On I-40 In Putnam County

A Florida man was killed after running onto I-40, being struck by a Freightliner truck on Thursday. The deceased is 30 year-old Samuel Ray of Kinard, Florida. According to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol, the truck was travelling eastbound on I-40 near mile marker 293 when Ray ran in front of the truck and was killed. The incident happened ... Read More »

Tech Improving Roads and Pedestrian Access

Tennessee Tech is gearing up for a large-scale improvement project for five roads. Vice President for Facilities and Business Services Chuck Roberts said the goal is to improve campus for pedestrians and mitigate construction damage. Roberts said the work will be done in phases and has an 18 month projection for construction. “We think definitely Peachtree Avenue is going to ... Read More »

Cookeville PD Seeking Info On Pedestrian Hit And Run

The Cookeville Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a driver who fled a hit-and-run this weekend. The initial investigation indicates the suspect was driving a black 2012-2013 Kia Optima. The alleged vehicle was last seen travelling northbound on Washington Avenue after fleeing the scene. At approximately 1:00 AM on Sunday, Cookeville Police responded to the North Washington ... Read More »