SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN JIM TRACY ANNOUNCES MEETINGS TO DISCUSS TENNESSEE’S TRANSPORTATION NEEDS

NASHVILLE – Senate Transportation and Safety Committee Chairman Jim Tracy, (R-Shelbyville) today released a schedule for meetings across the state to discuss Tennessee’s roads and transportation needs. Tracy said he wants to get input from a wide variety of citizens and community leaders regarding solutions to the challenges the state faces in funding Tennessee’s transportation infrastructure.

Presentations will also be made by Susan Mattson, Principal Legislative Research Analyst for the State Comptroller and Bill Moore, P.E., former Chief Engineer at the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Chairman of the Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance. Local legislators will be invited to attend as well.

“These hearings are to discuss solutions to fund the long-term needs of Tennessee’s transportation system,” Tracy said. “Our needs are multi-faceted and there are several options which have been offered. I want to hear from a wide variety of citizens and community leaders regarding these options, as well as other suggestions about what we can do to improve our roads.”

Dates and venues for the hearings are:

Nashville
Thursday, September 17th at 2:00 p.m. CDT
Legislative Plaza, Senate Hearing Room
301 6th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243

Columbia
Tuesday, September 22nd at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Cherry Theater at Columbia State Community College
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401

Memphis
Tuesday, September 29th at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Shelby County Board of Commissioner’s Chambers
160 North Main Street
Memphis, TN

Huntingdon
Tuesday, September 29th at 6:00 p.m. CDT
The Carroll Bank and Trust Community Room
19510 West Main St.
Huntingdon, TN 38344

Martin
Thursday, October 1st at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Northwest Tennessee Development District Office
124 Weldon Drive
Martin, TN 38237

Jackson
Thursday, October 1st at 2:00 p.m. CDT
Southwest Tennessee Development District Office
102 E. College Street
Jackson, TN 38301

Knoxville
Thursday, October 15th at 10:00 a.m. EDT
Bridgewater Place
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923

Chattanooga
Wednesday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. EDT
Hamilton County Commission Room
624 Georgia Avenue #401
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Kingsport
Thursday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m. EDT
Kingsport Center for Higher Education
300 West Market Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

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