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Public Works Trying To Fix Long-Time Flooding Issue On 4th

Cookeville Public Works working this week to replace 100 feet of storm drain at the intersection of Fourth Street and Washington Avenue to eliminate flooding issues. Public Works Director Mary Beth Elrod said for years, when heavy rain occurs, a 30-inch diameter pipe clogs. The new drainpipe will be 60 inches wide and 38 inches tall. She said the much ... Read More »

Phase Two Of Cookeville’s 10th Street Widening Project Gets Underway

Utility work, gas relocation and sewer work now underway on phase two of Cookeville’s 10th Street widening project. City Manager James Mills said drivers should be aware that utility work will last through the winter. The 18-month construction project will begin around March 1 on phase two between Wilson Avenue and Fisk Road. “With the completion of phase one that ... Read More »

Cookeville Leak Repairs To Close Portion Of Washington Ave Wednesday

The south bound lane of South Washington Avenue will be closed for a few hours Wednesday. The Cookeville Water Control Department will work on a water leak from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The lane closure will begin at the intersection of South Washington Avenue and East Spring Street and extend south of the Putnam County Justice Center. South bound ... 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 »