September 11, 2009
Sen. Southerland announces approval of two Greene County bridge projects
(NASHVILLE, TN), September 11, 2009 – Local State Senator Steve Southerland today announced that the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has approved two bridge projects in Greene County. The projects were on the Transportation Infrastructure Improvement Bond Program’s phase 1 selection list announced by TDOT today.
“We are very pleased that these projects have been approved,” said Senator Southerland, who is Vice-Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee. “Both of these bridge repair projects were needed to keep our road system safe.”
The projects include rehabilitation of the bridge over Rheatown Creek on SR-34/US-11E and replacement of the bridge over Richland Creek on SR-350 (East McKee Street).
“We will continue to work hard to see that improvements are made to our road system in Greene County for the safety of our citizens,” Southerland concluded.