Tennessee Department of Transportation

Latest stories

22m
Knoxville News Sentinel
Diesel leak tying up traffic on I-40KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Knoxville Police Department and t
Diesel leak tying up traffic on I-40
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 minutes ago
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Knoxville Police Department and the Knoxville Fire Department are responding to a wreck on Interstate 40 West near the Cedar Bluff Road exit, which has resulted in a tractor-trailer leaking fuel,... Read more
6h
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Slick roads midday around East Tennessee, SW VirginiaSnow is falling and roads are becoming slick as we close out the work and schoo
Slick roads midday around East Tennessee, SW Virginia
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
Snow is falling and roads are becoming slick as we close out the work and school week. News 5 WCYB’s Maggie Smolka reported the snow started falling at about 9am in Johnson City. At noon, it was still coming down pretty hard on Peoples Street. She... Read more
7h
Knoxville News Sentinel
Wrecks close three points of State Route 71Traffic is being diverted at three points on State Route 71, according to the T
Wrecks close three points of State Route 71
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
Traffic is being diverted at three points on State Route 71, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Wrecks have closed both directions of traffic at Emory Road, Old Anderson Pike, and Raccoon Valley Drive, according to TDOT. All... Read more
8h
The Chattanoogan
Red Bank Commission Meeting Agenda For Feb. 16Here is the Red Bank Commission meeting agenda for Feb. 16: I. Call to Order –
Red Bank Commission Meeting Agenda For Feb. 16
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 hours ago
Here is the Red Bank Commission meeting agenda for Feb. 16: I. Call to Order – Mayor John Roberts AMENDED II. Roll Call – City Manager ___ Mayor Roberts, ___ Vice-Mayor Pierce, ___ Commissioner Causer, ___ Commissioner LeCompte, ___ Commissioner... Read more
1d
WSMV Nashville
Born to write: Springsteen memoir coming in SeptemberState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay
Born to write: Springsteen memoir coming in September
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
State expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testing The exams were supposed to begin Monday, but when students logged on, the system crashed within minutes. More >> The exams were... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Woman admits stealing thousands from comedian Joe PiscopoState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay
Woman admits stealing thousands from comedian Joe Piscopo
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
State expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testing The exams were supposed to begin Monday, but when students logged on, the system crashed within minutes. More >> The exams were... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accidentState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay
'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accident
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
State expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testingState expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testing The exams were supposed to begin Monday, but when students logged on, the system crashed within minutes. More >> The exams were... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccineOhio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmedOhio re
Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccine
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Ohio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmedOhio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmed Two cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health says a 30-year-old... Read more
1d
WSMV Nashville
State expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testing The exams were supposed to begin Monday, but when students logged on, the sys
State expected to lay out new timeline for TNReady testing
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
The exams were supposed to begin Monday, but when students logged on, the system crashed within minutes. More >> The exams were... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Lebanon mayor to replace councilwoman who resignedNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fairNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fai
Lebanon mayor to replace councilwoman who resigned
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Nissan Stadium hosting veterans job fairNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fair The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is open to veterans and their spouses, guardsmen, and reservists. More >> The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Patchy ice still being reported in Davidson, Williamson countiesNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fairNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fai
Patchy ice still being reported in Davidson, Williamson counties
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Nissan Stadium hosting veterans job fairNissan Stadium hosting veterans job fair The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is open to veterans and their spouses, guardsmen, and reservists. More >> The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Nissan Stadium hosting veterans job fair The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is open to veterans and their s
Nissan Stadium hosting veterans job fair
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is open to veterans and their spouses, guardsmen, and reservists. More >> The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,... Read more
199 related stories
1d
Knoxville News Sentinel
TDOT: Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down I-75 South in Monroe CountyAn overturned tractor-trailer has shut down Interstate 75 South at mile marker
TDOT: Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down I-75 South in Monroe County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
An overturned tractor-trailer has shut down Interstate 75 South at mile marker 66 in Monroe County, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The crash was reported at 3:50 a.m. Thursday, according to TDOT. Northbound traffic is not... Read more
1d
WSMV Nashville
Berlin Film Festival to open in German capitalPolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question
Berlin Film Festival to open in German capital
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders case Police want to question a man identified only as Juan in Tabitha Tuders' disappearance. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) There is... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Remaining occupiers at OR wildlife refuge to turn themselves in Thursday morningPolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question
Remaining occupiers at OR wildlife refuge to turn themselves in Thursday morning
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders case Police want to question a man identified only as Juan in Tabitha Tuders' disappearance. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) There is... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Advocates work to keep homeless safe in the coldPolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question
Advocates work to keep homeless safe in the cold
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders case Police want to question a man identified only as Juan in Tabitha Tuders' disappearance. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) There is... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Spotlight 615 supports local artists, charitiesPolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question
Spotlight 615 supports local artists, charities
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders casePolice looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders case Police want to question a man identified only as Juan in Tabitha Tuders' disappearance. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) There is... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
FBI surrounds remaining occupiers at Oregon wildlife refugeKentucky could have 2 marriage licensesKentucky could have 2 marriage licenses
FBI surrounds remaining occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Kentucky could have 2 marriage licensesKentucky could have 2 marriage licenses Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two marriage license forms, one designed for gay couples and another for straight couples. More >> Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Memphis Zoo tiger kills Sacramento Zoo tiger during mating attemptKentucky could have 2 marriage licensesKentucky could have 2 marriage licenses
Memphis Zoo tiger kills Sacramento Zoo tiger during mating attempt
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Kentucky could have 2 marriage licensesKentucky could have 2 marriage licenses Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two marriage license forms, one designed for gay couples and another for straight couples. More >> Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WSMV Nashville
Kentucky could have 2 marriage licenses Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two marriage license forms, one designed for
Kentucky could have 2 marriage licenses
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two marriage license forms, one designed for gay couples and another for straight couples. More >> Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two... Read more
199 related stories
1d
WREG-TV Memphis
Consumer alert: Who is supposed to pick up trash and debris on the interstate?MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pick a day, pick an interstate, and you'll find trash that ne
Consumer alert: Who is supposed to pick up trash and debris on the interstate?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pick a day, pick an interstate, and you'll find trash that needs to be picked up. Marissa Sanders told WREG she sees it all of the time. "Just about everyday," said Sanders. "A lot of it, like bumpers and tires." Taster Garner... Read more
2d
WSMV Nashville
Metro looking to create more affordable housing optionsFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamil
Metro looking to create more affordable housing options
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Family not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's case Emilee Jordan was killed in a crash in Rutherford County in August 2012. (WSMV) A man convicted of... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Testing company says online glitch fixedFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamil
Testing company says online glitch fixed
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Family not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's case Emilee Jordan was killed in a crash in Rutherford County in August 2012. (WSMV) A man convicted of... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in SenateFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamil
Tuition freeze for public colleges advances in Senate
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Family not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's caseFamily not notified of parole hearing for man convicted in daughter's case Emilee Jordan was killed in a crash in Rutherford County in August 2012. (WSMV) A man convicted of... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions The Senate is considering hitting North Korea with more stringent sanctions i
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate is considering hitting North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang's satellite launch and... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
NY trial over gallery's fake paintings ends with settlementTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drive
NY trial over gallery's fake paintings ends with settlement
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
THP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snow A driver had to be cut out of their vehicle after a crash in Ashland City. (WSMV) The total number of accidents shows that Midstate roads are still... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Justice Department files civil rights suit against Ferguson The Department of Justice has filed a civil rights suit against the city of F
Justice Department files civil rights suit against Ferguson
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Justice has filed a civil rights suit against the city of Ferguson, MO, after the city council voted to revise... Read more
616 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug chargesTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drive
Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug charges
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
THP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snow A driver had to be cut out of their vehicle after a crash in Ashland City. (WSMV) The total number of accidents shows that Midstate roads are still... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders caseTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drive
Police looking to question man in Tabitha Tuders case
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
THP shares common mistakes drivers make in snowTHP shares common mistakes drivers make in snow A driver had to be cut out of their vehicle after a crash in Ashland City. (WSMV) The total number of accidents shows that Midstate roads are still... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Crews monitoring roads as more snow expected overnight With more snow possible Wednesday night, Tennessee Department of Transportati
Crews monitoring roads as more snow expected overnight
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
With more snow possible Wednesday night, Tennessee Department of Transportation and Metro Public Works officials said they are trying to... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
Women to be honored at Nashville Rescue Mission luncheon, concertCrews monitoring roads as more snow expected overnightCrews monitoring roads as
Women to be honored at Nashville Rescue Mission luncheon, concert
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Crews monitoring roads as more snow expected overnightCrews monitoring roads as more snow expected overnight With more snow possible Wednesday night, Tennessee Department of Transportation and Metro Public Works officials said they are trying to... Read more
199 related stories
2d
WSMV Nashville
NJ Gov. Chris Christie suspends presidential campaign Christie finished 10th in the Republican field in Iowa, with 2 percent of the
NJ Gov. Chris Christie suspends presidential campaign
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
Christie finished 10th in the Republican field in Iowa, with 2 percent of the vote, and followed it up with a disappointing sixth place finish... Read more
2d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Temporary nighttime closures on MLK Blvd.To continue work on the current phase of the U.S. 27 reconstruction project, Te
Temporary nighttime closures on MLK Blvd.
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
To continue work on the current phase of the U.S. 27 reconstruction project, Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will be performing nighttime bridge demolition on the bridge over Martin Luther King Blvd. in Chattanooga. For the... Read more
2d
WRCB Chattanooga
Temporary road closures on MLK Blvd.In continuation with the U.S. 27 construction plan in Chattanooga, portions of
Temporary road closures on MLK Blvd.
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 2 days ago
In continuation with the U.S. 27 construction plan in Chattanooga, portions of Martin Luther King Blvd. will be closed on select days this week and next week. Beginning Thursday evening, Tennessee Department of Transportation crews will be out... Read more
2d
The Chattanoogan
Temporary Nighttime Closures To Occur On MLK BoulevardTo continue work on the current phase of the U.S. 27 reconstruction project, Te
Temporary Nighttime Closures To Occur On MLK Boulevard
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
To continue work on the current phase of the U.S. 27 reconstruction project, Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will be performing nighttime bridge demolition on the bridge over Martin Luther King Blvd. in Chattanooga. For the... Read more
2d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Burning rig shuts down I-640 WestKNOXVILLE — A tractor-trailer cargo fire shut down Interstate 640 West over Rut
Burning rig shuts down I-640 West
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A tractor-trailer cargo fire shut down Interstate 640 West over Rutledge Pike on Wednesday morning. The fire was reported about 5:36 a.m. at mile marker 10. The scene is expected to be cleared about 6:36 a.m., according to the Tennessee... Read more
3d
The Chattanoogan
Two Chattanooga Area Projects In Running For Statewide AwardsTwo Chattanooga-area projects are among those being considered in the 2016 Silv
Two Chattanooga Area Projects In Running For Statewide Awards
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Two Chattanooga-area projects are among those being considered in the 2016 Silver Anniversary Engineering Excellence Awards competition, presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee. The award is one of the highest honors... Read more
4d
The Chattanoogan
Residents Concerned New Ooltewah Development Will Increase Water Runoff; RPA Approves Request For Mixed-Use Building ZoningSome Ooltewah residents on Monday voiced their concern over the McCoy Homes Inc
Residents Concerned New Ooltewah Development Will Increase Water Runoff; RPA Approves Request For Mixed-Use Building Zoning
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Some Ooltewah residents on Monday voiced their concern over the McCoy Homes Inc. development, which is endeavoring to build over 30 homes on 3015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. Billy McCoy, the developer, requested approval from the Regional Planning... Read more
5d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Super Bowl goal is sobriety on the roadsIn Tennessee, six people were killed in traffic crashes — five of them alcohol-
Super Bowl goal is sobriety on the roads
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
In Tennessee, six people were killed in traffic crashes — five of them alcohol-related — during Super Bowl weekend last year. That's a score the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Governor's Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee... Read more
7d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Crash closes I-40W at mile marker 5A multi-vehicle crash closed Interstate 40 West at mile marker five in Knox Cou
Crash closes I-40W at mile marker 5
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
A multi-vehicle crash closed Interstate 40 West at mile marker five in Knox County on Friday morning, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. One person was injured in the 10:54 a.m. crash, according to Rural/Metro. Identification... Read more
8d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Henley Bridge lane closures scheduled next weekKNOXVILLE — Routine inspections will close portions of the Henley Bridge next w
Henley Bridge lane closures scheduled next week
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Routine inspections will close portions of the Henley Bridge next week, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The closures will extend Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The southbound lane will close first,... Read more
8d
WREG-TV Memphis
Drivers fear safety dangers as portion of Route 385 crumblesCOLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Some drivers feared a washed-out portion of the Bill Mor
Drivers fear safety dangers as portion of Route 385 crumbles
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Some drivers feared a washed-out portion of the Bill Morris Parkway may be a safety hazard for drivers. "It's pretty rough there I guess," Johnathan Ash told WREG. Rough and scary were how some travelers described a crumbling... Read more
10d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget addressTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb.
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget address
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Nashville. Also read The full text of Gov. Bill Haslam's annual State of the State address as prepared for delivery to lawmakers on Monday: Lieutenant... Read more
11d
WAFF 48 News Huntsville
TDOT looking for message board signs that will help save livesShowers possible Mon.; FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY Tues. for storm threatShowers po
TDOT looking for message board signs that will help save lives
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 11 days ago
Showers possible Mon.; FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY Tues. for storm threatShowers possible Mon.; FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY Tues. for storm threat Tuesday is a First Alert Weather Day for the possibility of severe storms across North Alabama and southern... Read more
12d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
M.L. King ramps squeezed to 1 laneU.S. 27 at M.L. King Blvd. Motorists must use the far-right lane while contrac
M.L. King ramps squeezed to 1 lane
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
U.S. 27 at M.L. King Blvd. Motorists must use the far-right lane while contractors build retaining walls and the new M.L. King ramps as part of the overall U.S. 27 rebuild through downtown, according to the Tennessee Department of... Read more
12d
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Gridlock easing slightly, but still remains as crews make progress at interchangeStanley Durden noticed something different, something improved, not long ago du
Gridlock easing slightly, but still remains as crews make progress at interchange
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Stanley Durden noticed something different, something improved, not long ago during his daily commute home on Sam Cooper Boulevard. At about the point where eastbound traffic normally grinds to a stop approaching the construction zone at Interstate... Read more
14d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Multi-vehicle crash snarls I-40E near Alcoa Hwy. rampKNOXVILLE — Three lanes of Interstate 40 East near downtown are blocked Friday
Multi-vehicle crash snarls I-40E near Alcoa Hwy. ramp
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Three lanes of Interstate 40 East near downtown are blocked Friday due to a multi-vehicle crash, according to the Knoxville Police Department. The ramp to Alcoa Highway also is blocked. The crash was reported about 11:39 a.m. and is... Read more
15d
Knoxville News Sentinel
Haslam: Budget will ‘invest’ in education, begin to repay transportation fundNASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that the state budget he w
Haslam: Budget will ‘invest’ in education, begin to repay transportation fund
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that the state budget he will unveil Monday night will "invest" heavily in education, and indicated it will also start paying back the $260 million transferred out of the highway fund to balance... Read more
2 related stories
15d
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Haslam says budget plan will repay money from highway fundNASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that the state budget he will unveil
Haslam says budget plan will repay money from highway fund
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that the state budget he will unveil Monday night will "invest" heavily in education, and indicated it will start repaying $260 million transferred out of the highway fund to balance the budget during the... Read more
2 related stories
15d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Despite opposition from Bradley hospitality interests, proposed hotel-motel tax increase begins moving in Tennessee HouseNASHVILLE — A bill to increase Bradley County's hotel-motel tax from 5 percent
Despite opposition from Bradley hospitality interests, proposed hotel-motel tax increase begins moving in Tennessee House
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
NASHVILLE — A bill to increase Bradley County's hotel-motel tax from 5 percent to 7 percent moved through its first House panel Wednesday despite opposition from local hoteliers and the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association. Local Government... Read more
More

People in this news