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Tennessee Releases Transportation Improvement Plan for 2017-2019

April 4, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transportation

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer today released TDOT’s annual three year transportation program, featuring approximately $2 billion in infrastructure investments for 79 individual…

Federal Highway Administration Releases $2 Million in Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Highway and Bridge Damage in Tennessee and Mississippi

March 18, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief funds from the…

TDOT Commissioner Celebrates Completion of I-40 Fast Fix 8 Project in Downtown Nashville

December 7, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials today to celebrate the completion of a…

Tennessee Releases Transportation Improvement Plan for 2016-2018

April 10, 2015 - in Construction, Financial

NASHVILLE, April 9, 2015—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer today released the three year transportation program, featuring approximately $1.2 billion in infrastructure investments for 39 individual…

Transportation Coalition Of Tennessee Announces Inaugural Members

March 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee announced on Thursday that 30 organizations, including the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, AARP and the Tennessee County Commissioners Association, have joined the coalition in support of its mission to educate…

New TDOT SmartWay Offers Live Streaming Video

December 19, 2014 - in Products, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

NASHVILLE. Tenn., Dec. 19, 2014—The Tennessee Department of Transportation today unveiled a new and improved TDOT SmartWay traffic information web application. For the first time, TDOT SmartWay offers both desktop and mobile devices users the option to stream…

Tennessee Opens Nation’s First Traffic Incident Management Training Facility

October 31, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 31, 2014– The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Department of Transportation celebrated the opening of a first of its kind training facility today. The Tennessee Traffic Incident Management Training…

Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide range of transportation…

NashvilleNext Lets Residents Map their Future

October 14, 2013 - in Planning

Working in teams of seven or eight, participants at Saturday’s Plan Nashville event used maps and stickers representing different kinds of growth to decide where to put 100,000 new homes, 200,000 new residents and 300,000 new jobs. The group-mapping exercise…

Tennessee DOT Reveals a Next-generation Web-based E-TRIMS System

February 27, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Transportation

Bryan Semore from the Tennessee Department of Transportation spoke today at the Intergraph Transportation Summit in Huntsville, Ala. Semore discussed the Tennessee Roadway Information Management System (TRIMS) that was first developed in the 1970s as a mainframe…