TDOT http://wkms.org en Tennessee Officials Take Steps to Curb Traffic Deaths http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-officials-take-steps-curb-traffic-deaths <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tennessee transportation officials are using message boards across the state to try to curb the number of traffic fatalities.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:24:39 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35830 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Officials Take Steps to Curb Traffic Deaths TDOT Awarded Federal Grant http://wkms.org/post/tdot-awarded-federal-grant <p></p><p>A $10 million federal grant is allowing the Tennessee Department of Transportation to assist a number of transit agencies across the state. The "State of Good Repair Grant" will be used to replace transit vehicles that have exceeded their use based on years in service or mileage. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:27:27 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26161 at http://wkms.org TDOT Awarded Federal Grant TDOT Stops Highway Construction for Holidays http://wkms.org/post/tdot-stops-highway-construction-holidays <p></p><p>Tennessee’s Department of Transportation is stopping all lane closures on interstates and state highways in expectation of heavy holiday traffic. Almost all construction activity will halt Dec. 22 and resume Jan. 2. Only a few long-term closures will remain between Christmas and New Year’s Day for safety purposes. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:17:04 +0000 Whitney Jones 25874 at http://wkms.org TDOT Stops Highway Construction for Holidays TDOT Halts Lane Closures for Holidays http://wkms.org/post/tdot-halts-lane-closures-holidays <p></p><p>The Tennessee Department of Transportation is halting all lane closures during the Thanksgiving holiday. Officials say all construction-related lane closures will stop Wednesday at noon and will resume next Monday at 6 a.m. TDOT Commissioner John Schroer says more law enforcement will be on the roads.&nbsp; Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:29:41 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 24664 at http://wkms.org TDOT Halts Lane Closures for Holidays