Yager and Calfee announce Roane County Road Improvements

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), July 24, 2013 – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Harriman) and Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) today released information they received from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding an update on state road projects in Roane County. The Roane County lawmakers receive quarterly reports from the Department of Transportation regarding the progress of road projects.  They utilize this information to monitor the developments as progress is made, as well as to work on helping secure road funds.

“I am very pleased that we are moving on these road improvements,” said Senator Yager.  “These projects are important to many citizens to help make our roads safer and more inviting for economic development”

“I am delighted to hear from the Department of Transportation that these projects are moving forward,” said Rep. Calfee. “We are grateful that TDOT has recognized a need for these important upgrades to ensure our road and bridges are safe for the people of our community.”

The full report is as follows:

ROANE – MORGAN COUNTIES  SR-29 US-27 FROM SR-61 IN HARRIMAN (ROANE COUNTY) TO SR-62 IN MORGAN COUNTY / Length – 9.7 (Location and Environmental Study) / Environmental studies are complete.

ROANE – MORGAN COUNTIES SR-29 US-27 FROM SOUTH OF WHETSTONE ROAD TO NORTH OF SR-328 / Length – 1.9 (Reconstruction) / The right-of-way and/or utility process is underway.

ROANE COUNTY SR-1 US-70 FROM EAST OF KINGSTON AVENUE TO SR-382 / Length – 1.6 (Widen) / The engineering is underway.ROANE COUNTY SR-1 US-70 FROM SR-382 TO MIDTOWN / Length – 3.5 (Widen) / The engineering is underway.

ROANE COUNTY SR-29 PINE RIDGE ROAD TO SR-61 IN HARRIMAN / Length – 0.9 (Widen) /  A contract for construction is scheduled to be let in the 4th Quarter Calendar Year 2013.

ROANE – MORGAN COUNTIES SR-29 US-27 FROM SR-61 IN HARRIMAN IN ROANE COUNTY TO NORTH OF SR-328 IN MORGAN COUNTY / Length – 3.7 (Right-of-Way) / The right-of-way and/or utility process is underway.

ROANE COUNTY SR-29 US-27 (PINE RIDGE ROAD), INTERSECTION AT I-40 WB OFF-RAMP IN HARRIMAN (RAMP QUEUE PROJECT) / Length – 0.1 (Safety) / A contract for construction is scheduled to be let in the 3rd Quarter Calendar Year 2013.

ROANE – MORGAN COUNTIES SR-29 US-27 FROM SR-61 IN HARRIMAN IN ROANE COUNTY TO SOUTH OF WHETSTONE ROAD IN MORGAN COUNTY / Length – 3.1 (Reconstruction) / A contract for construction is scheduled to be let in the 4th Quarter Calendar Year 2013.

ROANE COUNTY SR-72 FROM LOUDON COUNTY LINE TO SR-58 / Length – 7.6 (RSAR) / A contract for construction is scheduled to be let in the 3rd Quarter Calendar Year 2013.

ROANE COUNTY SR-95 INTERSECTION AT BETHEL VALLEY ROAD, LM 2.50 / Length – 0.1 (Turn Lanes with Signal) / The right-of-way and/or utility process is underway.

ROANE COUNTY SR-95 CULVERT OVER BEAR CREEK / LM 4.19 / Length – 0.0 (Widen) / The engineering is scheduled to begin in the 3rd Quarter Calendar Year 2013.

ROANE COUNTY SR-1 US-70 INTERSECTION AT SR-58, LM 16.51 IN KINGSTON (MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS) / LENGTH – 0.005 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: SEPTEMBER, 2013

ROANE COUNTY SR-1 US-70 FROM LAKEWOOD DRIVE TO SR-326 (RESURFACE & SAFETY) LENGTH – 4.880

EST. COMPLETION DATE: SEPTEMBER, 2013

ROANE COUNTY SR-95 FROM LOUDON COUNTY LINE TO SR-58 (RESURFACE & SAFETY) LENGTH – 5.780 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: SEPTEMBER, 2013

ROANE COUNTY I-40 / BRIDGE OVER SR-61 AND CINCINNATI NEW ORLEANS & TEXAS PACIFIC R/R, LM 7.16 (BRIDGE REPAIR) / EST. COMPLETION DATE: OCTOBER, 2013

ROANE COUNTY DOGWOOD VALLEY ROAD, NEAR HOWARD ROAD TO SR-1 (MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS) / LENGTH – 9.520 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: JULY, 2013

ROANE COUNTY OLD HARRIMAN HIGHWAY, FROM BLAIR ROAD TO OLLIS ROAD (MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS) / LENGTH – 4.760 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: JULY, 2013

ROANE COUNTY SR-58 INTERSECTION AT SR-72, LM 7.08 (INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS) / EST. COMPLETION DATE: JULY, 2013

ROANE COUNTY POST OAK VALLEY ROAD, FROM JOINER HOLLOW ROAD TO SR-1(US-70) IN ROCKWOOD (RESURFACING) / LENGTH – 2.060 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: JULY, 2013

ROANE COUNTY SR-1 US-70

FROM SR-61(US-27) IN ROCKWOOD TO EAST OF KINGSTON AVENUE (WIDEN) LENGTH – 1.644 / EST. COMPLETION DATE: JULY, 2013

“Good roads are essential to Roane county’s economic growth and public safety,”  added Yager. “The cooperation between state and local officials make this possible.”

 

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