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If you’ve ever wondered who writes the digital highway signs up above you on Tennessee interstates — well, some of the most popular were created in a statewide contest. Now the Tennessee Department of Transportation is asking the public for another round of pithy, safety-related sayings.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews are closing a short section of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County through the weekend. 

The closure is expected to cause lengthy delays for eastbound traffic.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will be in Union City tomorrow as part of a series of appearances to hear about infrastructure challenges and opportunities on the local level. 

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Tennessee transportation officials are using message boards across the state to try to curb the number of traffic fatalities.

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.

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.

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.