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STAFF REPORTS I65 South between 840 and Saturn Parkway is shut down due to a wreck, according to Facebook post by the Williamson County Rescue Squad. Another post says that people traveling on I65 South in Williamson County are being diverted onto I840 West to Columbia Pike. “Traffic will travel southbound on Highway 31 until …

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STAFF REPORTS Major roadwork will affect I-440, I-65 and Franklin Road this weekend and is expected to cause travel delays throughout the Nashville area. Starting Friday at 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. on Monday, northbound traffic on I-65 will be detoured to I-440 east, southbound traffic on I-65 will be detoured to I-440 west, eastbound …

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By MATT MASTERS Representatives with the South Corridor Study held a public input meeting at the Brentwood Library on Tuesday where they hosted community members and leaders and addressed questions about the proposed changes that address transportation needs in Davidson, Williamson and Maury Counties. As previously reported, the monthslong study is spearheaded by the Greater …

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TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Construction across the state of Tennessee will be suspended for Independence Day travelers, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).  A Monday morning press release from TDOT detailed that all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Wednesday, July 3 would be suspended through 6 …

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STAFF REPORTS  Franklin and Brentwood will both be hosting community meetings in a few weeks for residents to learn more about the South Corridor Transportation Study that has gotten underway to help turn recent transportation plans into shovel-ready projects that can modernize area roadways and address growing traffic congestion and safety concerns. Building on the …

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PHOTO: City documents show the design of the new “diverging diamond” interchange. / Photo courtesy of the city of Spring Hill By ALEXANDER WILLIS The long awaited interchange at Buckner Lane and I-65, significantly improving connectivity between Spring Hill and the interstate, will officially begin its first phase after entering an agreement with Volkert Inc. on …

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  Motorists won’t be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, May 25 through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists …

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On Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the city of Franklin will be constructing pavement in the southern area of central Franklin, creating temporary road closures. Third Avenue South (State Road 96) going out of town will be closed from South Margin Street to the Harpeth River bridge. Detour signs for rerouting onto First …

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UPDATE: Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews have postponed the Interstate 24 closure that was scheduled for this weekend in Downtown Nashville, due to anticipated rain from Tropical Storm Nate. The next tentatively scheduled closure is Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. through Monday, Oct. 23 at 6 a.m. ————- The Tennessee Department of Transportation will temporarily close …

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Question: There’s a Mapco Express gas station just west of the Goose Creek Bypass that has been shuttered. It looks new, what is going on? In 2005, the Tennessee Department of Transportation reviewed a study of traffic rates from 1999-2001 on the Goose Creek Bypass, or State Route 248, off of I-65. They determined that …

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By CLIFF HIGHTOWER Traffic may get even worse in Spring Hill for another month-and-a-half. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will be resurfacing U.S. Highway 31 from the Maury County line to Interstate 840. “The project is actually two resurfacing projects grouped together,” said Kathryn Schulte, TDOT spokeswoman. Digital signs have already been placed on the …

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By DESSISLAVA YANKOVA   A $3 million taxpayers’ investment will help widen a major Spring Hill road and improve safety, city officials say.    The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 8-0 Tuesday to contribute $3 million to the long-awaited widening of Duplex Road also known as State Route 247 along the Maury-Williamson county …

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A corridor management agreement on U.S. 31 between state, county and local governments took one step forward Tuesday night when Spring Hill agreed to sign it. Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson knows that traffic, both a result of and threat to the county’s steady growth, is one of the biggest challenges for local government to manage. …

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A crash on U.S. 31 in Spring Hill near Rippavilla plantation around 9 a.m. has traffic backed up. Southbound U.S. 31 lanes are in fact closed, while the northbound lanes remain open– but extremely backed up. “We are asking anyone using 31 northbound to use Denning Lane as an alternative,” Spring Hill emergency communications director …

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By ZACH HARMUTH Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson knows that traffic, both a result of and threat to the county’s steady growth, is one of the biggest challenges for local government to manage. He also knows that to approach it, the whole region needs to work together. That is the idea behind a corridor management …

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Metro Public Works in December completed an ambitious traffic-signal synchronization project to optimize the timing of 550 signals along 18 major pikes and corridors throughout Nashville. The project included 21 signals on Hillsboro Road and 17 on 21st Ave. South, 15 on Franklin Road, 45 on Nolensville Road and 43 on Charlotte Pike. “While we …

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The city of Spring Hill changed its policy on allowing a traffic light at U.S. 31’s intersection with Wilkes Lane this week. The Board of Mayor and Alderman voted 6-2 to void an item that prohibited the installation of a traffic light on U.S. 31 at Wilkes Lane, citing the benefit to safety as worth …

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The Franklin Police Department will conduct two sobriety checkpoints on Friday to help stop impaired drivers. The checkpoint locations on S. Royal Oaks Boulevard and on Hillsboro Road are among the many traffic safety measures used to help prevent DUI crashes. The Franklin Police Department asks Franklin drivers to exercise caution and never drive while …