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Putnam County Driver Service Center to Temporarily Close for Renovations

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | 07:50am

NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has announced that the Driver Service Center located at 4600 South Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville will temporarily close on Monday, June 18 and Tuesday, June 19 for facility renovations.  The center’s improvements will help more efficiently serve customers and issue driver licenses.

“We are committed to transforming our driver service centers into customer-friendly facilities. The enhancements will help equip the staff to better handle the volume of customers. More importantly, the renovations will allow us to will better serve the citizens of Putnam County,” Commissioner Bill Gibbons said.

During the closure, local customers may visit neighboring driver service centers in Cumberland, Warren, and Wilson Counties. Additionally, the Putnam County Clerk’s Office issues duplicates and renewals for non-commercial driver licenses. Citizens may also renew online at

The Putnam County Driver Service Center is scheduled to reopen for business on Wednesday, June 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Nearby Driver Service options are located at the following facilities:

  • Cumberland County Driver Service Center – 136 Dooley Street, Crossville, TN 38555
  • Warren County Driver Service Center – 594 Vervilla Road, McMinnville, TN 37110
  • Wilson County Driver Service Center – 725 Elkins Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Putnam County Clerk’s Office – 121 South Dixie Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s (www.TN.Gov/safety) mission is to ensure the safety and general welfare of the public.  The department encompasses the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Office of Homeland Security and Driver License Services. General areas of responsibility include law enforcement, safety education, motorist services and terrorism prevention.   


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