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Putnam Justice Center Project Impacting Parking For Local Businesses

The Putnam County Justice Center addition project causing parking issues for some neighboring business owners. Mike Reel of Olympic Investment Group co-owns Liberty Square across the street that has some 20 businesses inside. Reel said the closure of the Justice Center ‘s main parking lot has worsened a long-term parking issue. “The days that they have court you can just ... Read More »

Algood Council Puts Big Mac Drive Project Out To Bid

The Algood City Council has taken the next step to extend Big Mac Drive. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the project has been put out for bid after council approval. “I’m sure they can start on it even in the winter months building the subgrade and getting some of the stuff built up,” Morrison said. “Of course, paving if it ... Read More »

Cookeville’s Spring Street Sidewalk Project Officially Begins

The first phase of the Spring Street sidewalk project has started construction. Cookeville City Manager James Mills said the city received grant funding for the project over eight years ago. “Originally, we were going to get the whole thing done from Old Kentucky Road to downtown for 1.2 million,” Mills said. “That won’t even cover this first segment now, so ... Read More »

White Plains Academy Gym Project Nearing Completion

A new gym floor and bleachers project at Putnam County’s White Plains Academy expected to be completed by the end of this month. Architect Kim Chamberlin said the gym floor has been installed with the bleachers following shortly after. “They’ll start the sanding process this week and finish up with the final coatings on those,” Chamberlin said. “They anticipate that ... Read More »

Bon De Croft Elementary Addition Project Out For Bid

White County’s Bon De Croft Elementary School project is out for bid. The near 20,000 square foot addition would connect the old building with the gymnasium, create a new school entrance and add classroom space. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said the question now is if bids will fit the some $6 million project budget. “We’re not sure if that’s ... 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 »

Jackson BOE To Engage Negotiations On Security Project Work

The Jackson County School Board voted Thursday night to allow its architect to engage negotiations with the lowest bidder for a system-wide secure school entrance project. That after the prices of work came in almost double than what was pre-approved. School Board Chair Mark Brown said the projects need to move forward considering the current entrances. “We’ve been looking at ... Read More »

Monterey Outdoor Classroom Moving Forward After Pre-Construction Meeting

After an initial pre-construction meeting, Monterey has a new utility plan for the Depot’s outdoor classroom project. Mayor Nathan Walker said instead of using a panel from the Depot, power will directly connect to the area. “That we we can have power for the train cars for the outdoor classroom and really the options will be unlimited at that point, ... Read More »

Celina Approves Match Cost In Joint Sewer Project

The Celina board of Aldermen approved its $65,000 match for a sewer line project Tuesday night. A $500,000 grant will fund the work along with local funding from the city, county and Industrial Development Board. During discussion over the project, Alderman Winton Dillon expressed his concerns to UCDD which is facilitating the project. “I don’t mean any disrespect for what ... Read More »

King: New K-8 School Cannot Move Forward Under Current Bond

In a report to the Putnam County Commission Monday night, Director of Schools Corby King said the system’s new K-8 school cannot move forward under the current bond. The county commission approved a $44.7 million bond to fund the project last year. King said the project cost is now estimated at about $61 million. “We can’t build a K-8 with ... Read More »