AAA says this could be one of a busiest holiday transport seasons in years, so here’s some good news for those of we who will be attack a highway in Tennessee.
TDOT has halted highway construction for a a Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
No proxy line closures will be authorised for construction on Tennessee roadways commencement during noon on Tuesday, Dec 23, by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Jan 5..
“With dual million drivers approaching to transport Tennessee roadways during a Christmas and New Year’s holidays, it’s needed that we do all probable to keep trade relocating and minimize congestion,” pronounced TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “We also wish to keep a roadways safe. Our law coercion partners will be out in full force, so wear your seatbelt, revoke your speed, equivocate distractions, and don’t expostulate if you’ve been drinking.”
There are a few long-term closures that contingency sojourn in place for safety, and workers might still be on-site in some construction zones, so expostulate carefully in those areas. If we are held speeding in a construction zone, we could be fined $250 to $500, and justice fees and probable increasing word premiums.
AAA predicts holiday transport will boost about 4.8% in Tennessee this year, with dual million approaching to strike a roads over a holidays. With gas prices during their lowest given 2008, some-more people are approaching to expostulate to a holiday destination.
Updated transport and construction information can be found on a TDOT SmartWay website during www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway or we might call 511. You can also accept trade alerts around TDOT’s mixed Twitter feeds, including statewide trade tweets @TN511 or any of TDOT’s other Twitter pages.