Amp Yes Coalition announced to fight for rapid transit

Stop Amp group has been working at grassroots level for months
Sep 26, 2013 2:15 PM

Officials break ground on 12th South police precinct

Mayor Karl Dean helped break ground today on the Midtown Hills precinct for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department on 12th Avenue South near Wedgewood Avenue. The 23,000-square-foot building — which will be built to LEED Silver standards — will serve as home base for officers to work in the communities of Edgehill, Green Hills, Forest Hills, Oak Hill, Crieve Hall and Nippers Corner, as well as Vanderbilt, Belmont and Lipscomb universities. It is scheduled to open next summer.

SEE ALSO: Our boom magazine piece on how Metro officials are incorporating sustainable features in fire stations and police precincts


Sep 24, 2013 12:13 PM

TDOT picks contractor for Charlotte I-40 bridge repair

Tennessee Department of Transportation officials have picked Jamison Construction to perform emergency repairs to a 200-foot section of the Interstate 40 bridge above Charlotte Avenue. That span has been shedding concrete at regular intervals in recent weeks and is slated for a complete overhaul in 2015.

Sep 23, 2013 1:34 PM

Alabama company takes stake in Civil Constructors

19-year-old local firm becomes seventh entity under holding company umbrella
Sep 23, 2013 7:23 AM

Grant for downtown Dickson renovations

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer says his team will funnel almost $600,000 in federal funds it administers to help Dickson officials continue their downtown revitalization work. The latest money will go toward upgrades of parts of West College Street and Main Street and will include new pavement and crosswalks, parking areas, signage, street lighting and landscaping, among other things.

Sep 13, 2013 11:56 AM

Maury landfill proposal put on hold

A rezoning request related to a landfill proposal in Maury County has been put on hold following controversy. WKRN-TV News 2 has the story here.

Sep 13, 2013 6:57 AM

Bridging the gap

Exploring a cap over a prominent part of downtown’s interstate loop
Sep 12, 2013 10:21 AM

A kinder, gentler Lower Broad

At least in terms of pedestrian traffic
Sep 12, 2013 10:20 AM

Main in name only

East Nashville’s Main Street will need much improvement to reach full potential
Sep 12, 2013 10:18 AM

Franklin's fix for parking

Downtown garages set stage for success that has produced need for more spots [Online-only content]
Sep 12, 2013 10:15 AM