Department of Transportation

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; Sept. 5, 2012:  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $447,776 transportation enhancement grant to the city of Harriman for Phase I of the Riverfront Greenway Project. The greenway trail is part […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; August 10, 2012:  Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that nearly $2.1 million in Tennessee Scenic Byways grants have been awarded for three projects across Tennessee. The grants are funded by the Federal Highway Administration as part of their National Scenic Byways Program. […]

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Press release from  the Tennessee Department of Transportation; August 10, 2012:  NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $376,623 have been approved for five Tennessee airports. Airports receiving grants include: Lebanon (Wilson County) – Lebanon Municipal Airport Smyrna (Rutherford County) – Smyrna Airport Millington (Shelby County) […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; July 30, 2012:  NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $18.3 million have been approved for 20 Tennessee airports. The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state […]

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Press release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam; July 25, 2012:  DICKSON – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today announced a grant of more than $620,000 to improve the pedestrian experience in downtown Dickson. The Transportation Enhancement grant is $627,782 and will go toward Phase […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; July 18, 2012:  NASHVILLE— The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $314,077 have been approved for six Tennessee airports. Airports receiving grants include: Beech River Regional Airport (Hardeman County) McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport (Madison County) General DeWitt Spain Airport (Shelby […]

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The number of people riding the Nashville-to-Lebanon commuter line is on an uptick, according to regional transportation officials. But it still has a long way to go to meet the ridership goals planners originally promised.

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