Construction projects throughout Murfreesboro could affect this week's commuters.
These construction projects could affect your commute.
Local 'two-wheel commuters' say the journey can be worth your while.
Consider these projects when planning your commute this week.
Drivers will use newly constructed ramps this week.
Opponents of Murfreesboro's redlight cameras say a state attorney general's opinion that a
private company can't review potential violations before they're submitted to police gives them
legal ammunition in their battle against unmanned monitoring systems.
Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project
These construction projects might present transportation problems.
State Sen. Bill Ketron is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation enabling private entities to partner with the government for the construction and operation of major transportation projects such as light rail.
Weary of the long and frustrating drive to Nashville, state Sen. Bill Ketron is continuing a fight for high-speed rail, an expensive proposition at roughly $1.3 billion, yet one he believes could be taken on through public-private partnerships.
Flipped truck on I-24 produces gridlock in the 'Boro.
The eastbound lanes of I-24 were completely closed Monday afternoon, so commuters coming back to and through Rutherford County from Nashville could tell this wasn't your ordinary weekday afternoon traffic jam. It wasn't road construction or a stalled vehicle on the shoulder.
The projects and road closures that affect your commute.
These construction projects may alter the flow of traffic.
MURFREESBORO - An elderly man was killed Monday in a four-car crash when a dump truck rear-ended his vehicle on Memorial Boulevard and wound up crushing it in a chain-reaction collision, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Two suspects were pursued after they fled from a traffic stop about 10 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said. Deputy Travis Perusse of the Interstate Crime Enforcement Unit stopped the driver of the 2014 black Ford Explorer for a traffic violation near the 85-mile marker eastbound, said Lt. Chris Haynes.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 and Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency responded to a gas leak incident on Chaffin Place just before 9:00 Tuesday morning.
Expected Lane Closures: Friday, May 23, 2014: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm: City crews are working on a roadway failure repair work on Swamp Leanna Road just east of Andrew Jackson Blvd. Swamp Leanna Road just east of Andrew Jackson Blvd will be closed to through traffic.
TDOT plans to separate the intersections of Broad St. (SR 1) and Memorial Blvd. (SR-10) /Old Fort Parkway (SR 96) by creating a single point urban interchange.
Thursday March 27 through Tuesday April 1, from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., there will be alternating lane closures on SR 96 eastbound and westbound over the CSX Railroad just west of the intersection to install traffic attenuators and barrier rail.
TDOT has a live link set up to traffic cameras in the Broad Street and Old Fort Parkway intersection to show up to date traffic and construction.
Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews plan to shift traffic on Memorial Boulevard. Weather permitting, crews have tentatively scheduled to start work on the evening of Thursday, March 13th and it could take several days to completely shift traffic.
TDOT reports on March 12 - 13 from 8pm - 6am there will be alternating lane closures on Old Fort Parkway eastbound and westbound over the CSX Railroad just west of the Broad St. intersection in order to install traffic attenuators and barrier rails.
Murfreesboro authorities are investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred at about 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Heritage Park Drive.
Crews have started preliminary construction work for the new bridge overpass at the Memorial Boulevard and Northwest Broad Street intersection.
Police investigating fatal crash
While gathering birthday gifts for my daughter, Anne, this week, I found a hidden treasure in the basement that I planned to send.
More than 94.5 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season.
High school-aged teens report using their phones or texting while driving substantially less often than adults do, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Vehicle emissions testing centers in Middle Tennessee will operate during special hours for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Thirty-six percent of consumers always use a designated driver after drinking, yet 1 in 5 reportedly rarely or never use one, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse survey.
City crews are still working to repair a busted storm drain and sinkhole that opened up Monday on Old Fort Parkway in the Cason Lane area.
Officials are expected to make recommendations this month regarding the best possible ways to address traffic congestion near Rockvale schools.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is launching a new program Monday aimed at catching dangerous drivers through a new unit that will be patrolling the area in unmarked cars.
Residents are advised to prepare for possible traffic delays in the following areas due to city construction projects, beginning Sunday, Nov. 10, through Saturday, Nov. 16.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved Thursday a contract extension for the use of red-light cameras until November 2014.
No one was seriously injured Friday when a car collided with a school bus at about 3:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 41 South at Warmingfield Drive.
Residents are advised to prepare for possible traffic delays in the following areas due to city construction projects, beginning Monday, Oct. 6, through Friday, Oct. 12.
No one was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in a dump truck crash that turned into a hazardous materials incident on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro.
Former mayors Hollis Westbrooks and Richard Reeves were honored Wednesday by the naming of two city streets that connect to Joe B. Jackson Parkway.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested for driving under the influence Monday after he allegedly bulldozed through several yards in the 100 block of East Northfield Boulevard.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving said high-visibility law enforcement is a proven way to reduce drunk driving deaths.
Crews will close one lane on Interstate 24 eastbound near Murfreesboro this weekend in order to begin repairing the Epps Mill Road Bridge.
Four more people lost their lives in traffic crashes this year as compared to last year in Rutherford County.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will be increasing traffic enforcement beginning Friday, August 16, as part of a crackdown to reduce alcohol-related fatalities.
MTSU students should find parking a bit easier for fall semester following this week’s opening of two new parking garages.
No one was injured Thursday morning when the driver of a tractor trailer crashed into a pole behind Big Lots off Northwest Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
The THP reported 436 people died in traffic crashes in Tennessee from Jan. 1 through June 30.
Local politicians and officials from the Tennessee Department of Transportation gathered Wednesday to officially announce plans to build a bridge over Broad Street.
Trees block multiple roadways
A portion of Franklin Road has remained closed for more than three hours while crews work to rid the area of downed treas and power lines near Royal Glenn.
A young man is in the hospital after crashing his dirt bike in downtown Murfreesboro.
A new roundabout project scheduled to begin this week on the north side of the MTSU campus will require partial closure of some campus roads.
More than 3,000 distracted driving deaths in U.S. yearly
North Murfreesboro's rush hour travelers will soon be experiencing a less frustrating commute, thanks to the efforts of the city staff and the encouragement of Councilman Doug Young, city officials announced.
Sen. Bill Ketron said his seat belt bill is needed to promote safety.
On Friday, Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a serious bodily injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Medical Center Parkway and Grantland Avenue.
This year’s map contains new information to assist motorists.
The speed limit was changed to 45 mph between Industrial Boulevard and Murfreesboro Road.
An MTSU student who was struck by a car Tuesday night on North Rutherford Boulevard has died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash, according to Murfreesboro police.
One person was critically injured Tuesday night in a crash that occurred on North Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Drivers who violate safety laws can expect to be stopped by extra-duty Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office deputies during the “More Cops, More Stops” campaign that began Friday and runs through Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3.
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In 2012, there were 1,019 traffic-related deaths in Tennessee, representing the third lowest figure since 1963.
Traffic fatalities claimed six lives this year on Interstate 24, which has prompted law enforcement officials to emphasize safety efforts for the remainder of 2012.
An unidentified male suspect punched a 47-year-old woman in the face Thursday during a road rage incident on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Rover Public Transit System will add service west of Interstate 24 and southeast of downtown Murfreesboro, Assistant Transportation Director Nellie Patton recently announced.
A section of Holland Ridge Drive will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 17, so that crews with the La Vergne Public Works Department can repair a broken stormwater culvert.
Later this week, Hoover Inc. will begin paving about one mile of St. Andrews Drive with a different mix of asphalt designed to create more friction where the rubber meets the road.
One person was seriously injured Friday morning in a crash that occurred on Southeast Broad Street near State Route 840 in Murfreesboro.
Letters have gone out to residents in the Bradyville Pike area alerting them to the fact surveyors will be in their area as the City’s widening project from Southeast Broad Street to Rutherford Boulevard has begun.
TDOT to overhaul congested Murfreesboro road
One of the main roads leading into Lake Forest subdivision, home to more than 3,000 families, is scheduled for paving during the week of Oct. 29.
On Monday, Sept. 24, International Boulevard in La Vergne will close as part of the state’s Waldron Road construction project.
Four fatal crashes in past week attributed to drivers, passengers not buckling up
They’re back. The 26,000 or so MTSU students, that is.
The council also deferred a proposal to award a contract for designing improvements to Bradyville Pike.
Officials with the Murfreesboro Transportation Department will be working on several road projects beginning Monday, Aug. 27, within the city limits.
Three out of the four traffic fatalities in Murfreesboro this year have involved motorcycles.
The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred Tuesday night on South Rutherford Boulevard.
A crash Wednesday afternoon closed part of North Rutherford Boulevard between Alumni Drive and West Main Street in Murfreesboro.
State troopers remind motorists to exercise caution in school zones
Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgts. Billy Prater, Jon Officer, Rick Woodward, and Jimmy Jones are announcing there will be Saturation Patrols on US Highway 70 South Friday, July 20.
Construction crews will be working on Maney Avenue, as well as Burton and Sevier streets.
The Kimbro Subdivision off Armstrong Valley Road, Lascassas Pike between Aberdeen Circle and Twin Oak Drive, and Bradyville Pike between Broad Street and Middle Tennessee Boulevard to be resurfaced.
MPD investigates first fatality on Murfreesboro roads in 2012
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all interstate construction work this Easter weekend in anticipation of increased holiday travel.
The Maney Avenue rehabilitation project is likely the most difficult the City of Murfreesboro has ever undertaken during his tenure, Murfreesboro City Engineer Chris Griffith said.
City selects contractor for work to begin in April
Murfreesboro man narrowly escapes injury
City, TDOT road projects for the week
Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious traffic accident that occurred Wednesday evening at the intersection of N.W. Broad Street and West Main Street.
La Vergne city leaders announced Tuesday construction crews opened a finished section of the Waldron Road expansion project and stores located along that stretch of road are open for business.
Road projects for the City of Murfreesboro
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper on Tuesday signed a bipartisan letter asking the White House to support a six-year transportation bill.
The intersection of Maney Avenue and Vine Street in downtown Murfreesboro will be closed to traffic starting Monday and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 15.
The contractor for Murfreesboro Police Department will be re-installing sensors in the pavement at certain intersections.
The contractor for TDOT will be installing final striping this week on Old Fort Parkway and South Church Street.
Part of the problem is that many states are suffering from declining revenues and cannot keep up with the rapidly growing backlog of aging bridges.
A recommendation by City Engineer Chris Griffith to spend city funds for paving streets in Berkshire, Savannah Ridge and The Reserve subdivisions owned by developer Bob Parks brought considerable discussion.
City milling crew and paving will be working Tuesday through Friday on many city streets. Expect lane shifts and traffic interruptions.
Bell Street closed through Friday
Reports suggests crossing road can be deadly in Tennessee
City approves $4.8 million Veterans Parkway construction
New law modeled on Murfreesboro laws
Council also approved new red-light camera contract
If it’s March in Tennessee, it’s TSSAA time at MTSU—and time for temporary traffic changes, too!
One driver traveling in excess of 100 mph was stopped after a 10-mile pursuit about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 24 near Murfreesboro.
One Murfreesboro man died while working underneath his car and the vehicle fell atop him Friday on Interstate 24 near Smyrna.
A car crash on Middle Tennessee Boulevard left one driver injured and another dead early Friday morning.
Murfreesboro road projects for the week ending Nov. 26.
Road projects for the week ending Friday, Nov. 12
For the week ending Nov. 5.
For the week ending Oct. 22
Traffic projects for the week ending Oct. 15.
Update: CSX Railroad Track Repair Work at the Florence Road crossing near NW Broad Street
Traffic projects through Oct. 9
Update: Expect closures at Medical Center Pkwy at Chamber of Commerce Site and the New MTMC entrance Wednesday through Friday.
Murfreesboro’s intersections are safer, but not necessarily because of photo-enforced red lights.
Update: St. Andrews Drive to see lane closures this week.
Updated: The traffic signal at the intersection of Fortress Blvd and Blaze Drive will be out Wednesday.
Mayor Tommy Bragg proposed to the Murfreesboro City Council at its Thursday night meeting a one-time bonus option for city employees for the upcoming 2010-2011 budget.
These road projects will affect traffic in Murfreesboro during the week.
A public meeting to present details of proposed improvements to Haynes Drive from Regency Park to Sulphur Springs Road will be held Monday, May 17.
Murfreesboro's City Council unanimously approved spending federal stimulus funds to resurface Thompson Lane at its weekly meeting Thursday night.
The Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department (MWSD) began reconstruction of a sewer main under State Street from Highland to Bilbro avenues on this week.
Vehicular homicide charges were filed Tuesday against a 16-year-old boy accused of killing a passenger in his car Oct. 25 on Deerwood Avenue, according to officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Correction: City will not interrupt traffic on Clark during Spring Break and the TSSAA Basketball tournament.
28 lost their lives in 2009 compared to 36 in 2006
Investigating a traffic fatality is similar to investigating a homicide.
Council also approves final leg of Veterans Parkway
City plans to study red-light timing on some of its busiest roads.
With a snowstorm looming on the horizon, city and county departments are preparing for the worst.
Three RuCo agencies awarded $125,000 in funds to improve safety on roadways
Murfreesboro Police Department is upgrading its services, while saving resources at the same time.
Huge piece of equipment moving from Murfreesboro rail yard to Rockvale.
Trains replaced horses, buggies for speedy transportation
Your intrepid reporter learns the inner workings of the local police department.
$17.9 Million in Recovery Act Funds awarded to rural transit providers across state
Update: City only repaving Clark Boulevard between Leaf and Highland avenues.
Council will also hear tentative budget, update on city manager search
Annual tournament will alter traffic and parking on and near university. A bridge project is forcing long delays on Broad Street.
Update: Because of the recent hazardous weather, the construction on Broad Street has been delayed until Friday or Saturday.
Thousands of motorists still running traffic lights
Two men remain hospitalized after being involved in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on New Lascassas Highway, authorities reported. A state legislative candidate was involved but unhurt.
Several ongoing building and road projects are nearing completion that will have huge impact on Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.
Motorists beware. The new automated camera system that will catch red-light runners in the act goes online Sunday, June 1.
The first of the red light cameras will be installed this week at the Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Church Street intersection.
Murfreesboro City Council meets Thursday night to consider red light cameras, among other items.
The Murfreesboro City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday night making it harder to run red lights.
Despite neighbors' complaints, MTSU intends to build a parking lot for married student housing near a neighborhood adjoining campus, authorities said.