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TDOT & TDOSHS to Sign New Plan to Avoid Long Term Highway Closures

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 04:02am
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer will gather tomorrow to sign a new inter-agency agreement designed to quickly clear incidents on interstates and major highways.
The agreement was initiated following the long-term closure of a stretch of Interstate 40 following a tractor trailer crash in December.
The signing event will be held tomorrow, February 16, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at TDOT’s Transportation Management Center located at 6601 Centennial Boulevard.
WHO:             TDOSHS Commissioner Bill Gibbons
                        TDOT Commissioner John Schroer
                        THP Colonel Tracy Trott
                        TDOT Deputy Commissioner/Chief Engineer Paul Degges
WHAT:           Inter-agency Agreement Signing Event
WHEN:          Thursday, February 16, 2012
                        10:30 a.m. (CT)
WHERE:        TDOT Region 3 Complex
                        Transportation Management Center (TMC)
                        6601 Centennial Boulevard
                        Nashville, TN
Media Note:   The TMC is located directly behind TDOT’s main administration building and faces the Briley Parkway South on-ramp.   


For more information:

B.J. Doughty

TDOT, Director of Community Relations & Communications

Office 615.741.7736

Mobile 615.714.8556


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