John Schroer

State transportation officials say the state needs to start thinking about how to charge drivers for using state roads, but the governor says there’s no consensus to tackle that issue this year. While the state transportation department says the issue is squarely on the administration’s radar, Gov. Bill Haslam says the topic won’t be among […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; April 12, 2012: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer today released the 3 year transportation program, featuring approximately $1.5 billion in infrastructure investments for 96 individual project phases in 55 counties, as well as 10 statewide programs. TDOT […]

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State of Tennessee News Release; Dec. 21, 2011: TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Busy Holiday Travel Period No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23 to January 2 NASHVILLE – Holiday travelers should enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee during the busy Christmas and New Year’s travel holidays. The Tennessee Department of […]

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Both Gov. Bill Haslam and the House chairman of the transportation committee say the state will not try to implement an increase to the gas tax now but there will be a need to down the road.

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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, Oct. 7, 2011: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer has completed the first annual statewide tour of projects in each of TDOT’s four regions. The week-long tours, which began in late June in Chattanooga, concluded last week in Roane County. The tours were designed […]

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State of Tennessee Press Release; April 28, 2011: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Transportation Commissioner John Schroer today released the three-year transportation program, which prioritizes a number of important improvements to Tennessee’s interstate system and continues funding for transit, rail, water and aviation programs. The three-year Multi-modal Work Program for 2011-2014 includes 182 transportation […]

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The governor’s get-government-out-of-the-way agenda gets a warm reception at a gathering of Tennessee-based enterprise owners. He also says his administration budget writers are making progress.

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Press release from Governor-elect Bill Haslam; Jan. 4, 2011: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Haslam today announced Franklin Mayor John Schroer as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Schroer was sworn in as Franklin Mayor in 2007, and is a member of the Middle Tennessee Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Regional Transit Authority. Schroer […]

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