State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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Purchase Of New Manufacturing Hub Site Raises Concerns For Increased Infrastructure Needs

On Wednesday, The Hamilton County Commission Voted Unanimously To Approve The Purchase Of McDonald Farms At A Price Of 16 million dollars For 2,170 Acres To Be Used Mainly As A Manufacturing Hub. The Rapid Economic Expansion In The County Brought About Concerns For Increased Infrastructure.

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Commission Approves TDOT Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant

In Yesterday’s Hamilton County Commission Meeting, The Commission Unanimously Approved A Resolution That Authorizes Mayor Coppinger To Apply To The Tennessee Department Of Transportation And Accept A Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant.

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Routine Bridge Inspection Prevents Potential ‘Catastrophic Event’

The Hernando De Soto ‘M’ Bridge That Takes 1-40 Over The Mississippi River From Memphis Has Been Indefinitely Closed After An Inspector Found A “Significant Fracture” On Tuesday.

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State Introduces “Slow Down Tennessee”

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office Has Introduced The “Slow Down Tennessee” Campaign To Prevent Speeding Across The State. The Campaign Started On April 16 And Will Run Through April 30.

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Department of Transportation Introduces Speed Awareness Initiative To Make Chattanooga Drivers Slow Down

In Collaboration With The Chattanooga Police Department, The Chattanooga Department Of Transportation Has Introduced The Speed Awareness Initiative Aiming To Create Safer Streets.

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Major Winter Storm Expected To Continue Across Tennessee

Over The Weekend, Tennesseans Began To Brace Themselves For The Major Winter Storm That Ran From Coast To Coast. The Icy Weather Is Expected To Continue Throughout Tuesday And Possibly Through The Week.

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Tennessee Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2020 Despite Decreased Traffic

Despite The Drop In Traffic In Tennessee During 2020, The State Still Saw A Record-Breaking Increase in Traffic-Related Fatalities.

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