Big Ridge Road will be closed next week on Monday and Tuesday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, for a repaving project.
Detours will be posted using Fairview Road, Hamill Road, Cassandra Smith Road, and Hixson Pike as alternate routes.
December 9, 2016
CDOT announces intermittent lane closures on Vance Road between Airport Road and Lee Highway for resurfacing. Work will start on Monday and continue until Saturday, Dec. 17. Traffic control devices ... (click for more)
Hamilton County Sheriffs Office is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to enhance drunk-driving enforcement from Dec. 15 to Jan. 1, surrounding the holiday season. The statewide ... (click for more)
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will conduct quarterly testing and maintenance on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, during which time the bridge ... (click for more)
CDOT announces intermittent lane closures on Vance Road between Airport Road and Lee Highway for resurfacing. Work will start on Monday and continue until Saturday, Dec. 17. Traffic control devices will be in place to direct traffic, but motorists should expect delays during these times. In order to view a map of these closures, click here . (click for more)
Hamilton County Sheriffs Office is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to enhance drunk-driving enforcement from Dec. 15 to Jan. 1, surrounding the holiday season. The statewide Booze It and Lose It Campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk driving. During this time, the HCSO will be involved in helping to inform drivers about the ... (click for more)
Rev. Lurone Jennings, administrator of City Youth and Family Development, has been suspended for one week for misallocation of funds. He also is to be issued a letter of reprimand and will undergo ethics training. The action came after a critical audit report from City Auditor Stan Sewell. It says Mr. Jennings transferred $18,500 of funds to a program, Journey Educational ... (click for more)
Walker County Sole Commissioner-Elect Shannon Whitfield said there will be a new arrangement for holding of public commissioner sessions when he takes place at the start of January. Current Commissioner Bebe Heiskell has held Thursday meetings at 3:30 p.m. from time to time in a conference room at her office near the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Mr. Whitfield said those ... (click for more)
Spreading false information isn't only harmful, as we've been made aware recently. The spread of false information can be outright dangerous. Calling himself a Christian and all, Roy truly disappoints on so many levels with his recently opinion piece about black students attending predominately white schools being the cause of so much problems and grief at those schools. ... (click for more)
If I could change one thing about the schools in Chattanooga, my wish would be that everybody could become good friends. I’m talking about the private schools versus the public schools. The rancor is so bad we hardly ever play in sports anymore and what the loathsome TSSAA has done in recent years to the out-numbered private schools is sinful. My dream would be that there would ... (click for more)