Whether right-of-way is being acquired or construction is about to start, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is currently managing 11 road projects in Washington County.
Things are a lot quieter in Johnson City these days. At least they are if you’re driving south along Interstate 26 East.
If you frequent Interstate 26 through Johnson City, you’ve likely noticed a much smoother drive in recent weeks.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all road construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes starting Friday to help with Memorial Day weekend traffic.
Officials say littering has remained a big problem in Tennessee and its municipalities – costing local and state governments millions every year.
As a result of a new state funding program, NET Trans will continue providing services past June 30 to customers outside areas designated as “urban” by the U.S. Census Bureau.
ERWIN — After spending the past two years advocating for new revenues to maintain and improve the state road system, members of the Transportation Coalition of Tennessee have launched a new campaign to spell out the dollar value of the recently passed gas tax increase in every county in the state.
ERWIN — Any other year, public interest in the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s annual project improvement plan would’ve been lackadaisical.
“Over a million travelers in Tennessee are expected to drive to their holiday destinations this year,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “This is the most traveled holiday of the year. Halting road work during this busy time will provide maximum capacity on our roadways and help alleviate congestion, especially during the predicted peak travel days of Wednesday and Sunday.”
It might only be the third week in May, but the Tennessee Department of Transportation already is getting ready for winter.
NASHVILLE — Do you pay enough attention to safety in highway work zones?
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has received funding for improvements to two Interstate 26 interchanges in Johnson City.
Public Works projects:
ELIZABETHTON — The long anticipated last section of the new Gap Creek Highway should be opening on Thursday around 9 a.m., weather permitting.