Tag Archives: TDOT

Fiery Crash on I-40 Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Photo Submitted by Chief Willie Gordon, Kingston Fire Department One person is dead and one injured after a fiery tractor trailer crash on Interstate 40 at the Buttermilk Road overpass around mile marker 358.8 eastbound earlier today. Fire Crews came to battle the blaze with Kingston Fire, first on the …

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Large Brush and Forest Fire in Roane County

(Photo Submitted) Crews from the Tennessee Division of Forestry have been on the scene of a large wildfire on Rockwood Mountain on Walden’s Ridge west of Harriman since last night. The woods and brush fire from this past weekend on Walden’s ridge, above Interstate 40, between Rockwood and Harriman, rekindled …

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TDOT Announces 2nd Annual No Trash November

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee announces its second No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative encouraging Tennesseans to participate in cleanup events in their communities. Last year’s inaugural campaign included over 1,000 volunteers who collected over 47,000 pounds of litter from the state’s …

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TDOT’s SmartWay Traffic and TDOTFIX Now Available on MyTN

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is pleased to announce that SmartWay traffic information and the new TDOTFIX are now available on MyTN, the mobile app that makes it easier for Tennesseans to access state government services. “Having these amenities in one place is good customer service,” said …

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TRAFFIC ALERT UNION COUNTY

KNOXVILLE – Motorists traveling on State Route 33 in Union County should be aware of road construction activities this week that will have an effect on traffic. Beginning at approximately 7 p.m. tonight, July 18, State Route 33 will experience traffic shifts as part of the widening project in this …

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TDOT: TRAFFIC ALERT for Campbell County

KNOXVILLE – Motorists traveling on I-75 North in Campbell County need to be aware of roadwork activities that will have an effect on traffic next week. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 20, traffic on I-75 North will be shifted towards the media barrier wall between Mile Markers 135 …

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No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

TDOT to Suspend All Lane Closure Activity for the Holiday Weekend NASHVILLE – Road Construction will not delay motorists as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, May …

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TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Christmas Holiday

No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes during Holiday NASHVILLE – Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the …

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No Trash November Initiative Aims to Remove 20,000 Pounds of Litter from Roadways

TDOT’s Nobody Trashes Tennessee launches statewide cleanup effort NASHVILLE, Tenn. – TheTennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee announces No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative encouraging Tennesseans to participate in cleanup events in their communities. “As we approach the holidays and increased travel, we want to ensure our …

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