Recent Tennessee Department of Transportation Projects in Middle Tennessee are costly to taxpayers in our area.
Robert Rickman looks at two Rutherford County projects....
Road crews are currently working on the Broad Street overpass. The interchange is at the Broad Street / Memorial Boulevard / Old Fort Parkway intersection. The new bridge and interchange should be complete by the Spring of 2016, according to TDOT.
The cost of the “Single Point Urban Interchange” is $17.6-million. Contractor Bell & Associates Construction, LP is in the midst of the build.
$11+million road widening project / bridge project along County Farm Road, which is now Joe B. Jackson Parkway. Robert Rickman, WGNS news.
A grading, drainage and paving project is being prepared on U-S 231 / State Route 10 in Shelbyville. The project should be complete by the fall of 2015. Civil Constructors, LLC are in charge of the build that cost $6.4 million.
The construction of an I-Beam bridge is also outlined by the TDOT in Bedford County. Highways, Inc. is in charge of the $19.3 million contract.
In Marshall County, a grading project is underway and the remainder of that will cost $374,985.
The total ads up to over $54-million.