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Dekalb, Smith Route 141 Set For Extended Closure

State Route 141 in DeKalb and Smith Counties will be closed for an extended period after heavy rains last week caused a road slide. T-DOT Community Relations Officer Rae Anne Bradley said some 100 feet of road was damaged last Thursday and the road was completely closed on Friday. She said an inner retaining wall will have to be constructed ... Read More »

Sparta Paving Bid Comes In Low, More Streets Could Be Fixed

Sparta has approved paving bids to address 25 percent of the city’s streets in the next fiscal year The aldermen awarded McMinnville’s Tinsley Asphalt the contract for all street paving during Thursday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. Public Works Director Dillard Quick said with prices coming in lower than last year, the city could pave more than anticipated. “We ... Read More »

Lane Closures Scheduled for I-40 in Cumberland County

There will be night time lane closures in Cumberland County on I-40 for bridge repair. This is for bridges over Highway 70 at mile marker 328.5. The work is scheduled to cause lane closures Sunday through Wednesday for milling and paving on both eastbound and westbound lanes. At this time there is a lane shift on eastbound I-40 near mile ... 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 »

Water Line Replacement on Willow

Water line replacement is underway on Willow Avenue in Cookeville. Cookeville’s Water and Sewer Director Ronnie Kelly said the work is ahead of a repaving project. “We’re replacing some older infrastructure on South Willow Avenue there before TDOT does the repaving project,” Kelly said. “It consists of replacing some water lines and some sewer lines.” The paving project will stretch ... Read More »