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
Media Note: The TMC is located directly behind TDOT’s main administration building and faces the Briley Parkway South on-ramp.
For more information:
TDOT, Director of Community Relations & Communications