TDOT Commissioner Gives Update on Fentress Highway Projects

Tennessee Commissioner of Transportation John Schroer was visiting in Jamestown last week to give an update on local highway projects.  Joining Commissioner Schroer at the Jamestown City Hall were, left to right:  John Robbins, Field Representative for State Representative John Mark Windle; State Representative Kelly Keisling, State Senator Ken Yager, Commissioner Schroer, Fentress County Executive Frank Smith, and Jamestown Mayor Ryan Smith.

Tennessee Commissioner of Transportation John Schroer was visiting in Jamestown last week to give an update on local highway projects. Joining Commissioner Schroer at the Jamestown City Hall were, left to right: John Robbins, Field Representative for State Representative John Mark Windle; State Representative Kelly Keisling, State Senator Ken Yager, Commissioner Schroer, Fentress County Executive Frank Smith, and Jamestown Mayor Ryan Smith.



Tennessee Commissioner of Transportation John Schroer joined State Senator Ken Yager, State Representative Kelly Keisling, and local elected officials in Jamestown on Tuesday, June 18 to give an update on local highway projects.
The meeting, an informal question and answer session, was held at the Jamestown City Hall, with many of the questions concerning the status of the Highway 127 North project from Interstate 40 in Cumberland County to north of Grimsley in Fentress County.
Commissioner Schroer presented a fact sheet which showed that the project is divided into seven sections, and gave a brief summary of the status of each section.
SECTION 1 – Pin No. 100260.01 (North of I-40 to near Legion Road)
•Preliminary Engineering is underway and ROW was budgeted in 2012.
SECTION 2 – Pin No. 100260.03 (Near Legion Road to near Hollow Lane)
•Preliminary Engineering was budgeted in 2006-07 and is underway.
SECTION 3 – Pin No. 100260.04 (Near Hollow Lane to near Lowe Road).
•Preliminary Engineering was budgeted in 2007-08 and is underway.
SECTION 4 – Pin No. 100260.05 (South of Lowe Road to SR-62 in Fentress Co.)
•ROW was budgeted for 2010-11 and is underway.

The full story and more is available in the Fentress Courier on newsstands this morning.