To make requests for Tennessee Department of Transportation public records, contact the Legal Division at (615) 741-2941 or by email at The Department seeks to make Tennessee Department of Transportation public records available for inspection as promptly as possible, but if it is not practicable to make the records promptly available, the Department has seven (7) business days to respond to a request or advise when the records can reasonably be made available for inspection.  

Requests for copies of records must be made in writing, and fees may apply.  Records Request Form (pdf)

Members of the media should email open records requests to

TDOT Rule 1680-04-02 Inspection and Copying of Public Records (effective 2-4-2019)

For more information visit the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, Office of Open Records Counsel website.