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.
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.
Gov. Bill Haslam is ratcheting up his campaign to raise or reform fuel taxes in Tennessee in an effort to fund $6.1 billion in backlogged road projects and another $5.3 billion in new projects.
Middle Tennessee has limited choices for mass transit: light rail on existing train tracks or a monorail system.
Between 2010 and 2040, Rutherford County's population is projected to increase by 135 percent from 251,000 to 592,000 residents, second only to Williamson County.
The projects and road closures that affect your commute.
Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he's determined to leave the state's transportation fund and Tennessee's roads and bridges in better shape than he found them.
State Sen. Jim Tracy is set for a transportation road show to discuss Tennessee's road and bridge needs amid a $6.1 billion backlog of projects.
Rutherford County faces a $259 million problem with a lack of funding for highway construction, but the problem isn't with the county budget.
With $6.1 billion in unfunded transportation projects statewide, Gov. Bill Haslam told local leaders today Tennessee needs a new method for raising revenue, though he stopped short of proposing a gas-tax increase.
With Gov. Bill Haslam traversing the state on a tour to gauge support for a fuel-tax increase, the Transportation Coalition of Tennessee is highlighting 400 unfunded road and highway projects at a cost of $8 billion, including eight in Rutherford County with a $259 million price tag.
Gov. Bill Haslam will bring his transportation tour to Murfreesboro this fall to discuss Tennessee's infrastructure needs and presumably gauge support for a gas-tax increase.
NASHVILLE - State Sen. Jim Tracy is set to hold transportation funding hearings across Tennessee this summer and fall to clear the path for legislation designed to bolster the state's road system.
A rare spider has been discovered living in the path of a San Antonio highway construction site, causing a shutdown of the $15 million project while officials figure out how to proceed.
Crews will close one lane on Interstate 24 eastbound near Murfreesboro this weekend in order to begin repairing the Epps Mill Road Bridge.
Rover will offer the public free bus fares and refreshments Friday, July 19, at the service’s transfer center on the northeast corner of Walnut and Burton streets in Murfreesboro.
Local politicians and officials from the Tennessee Department of Transportation gathered Wednesday to officially announce plans to build a bridge over Broad Street.
Officials with the Murfreesboro Transportation Department will be working on several road projects beginning Monday, Aug. 27, within the city limits.
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