CDOT Announces Upcoming Construction Road Closures

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announces the following upcoming construction road closures.

Stringers Ridge Tunnel / Cherokee Boulevard / Dayton Boulevard
 
Stringers Ridge Tunnel will be closed overnight on Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. for TDOT contractor tunnel work.  Detours will be posted.
 

McCallie Tunnels / McCallie Avenue / Brainerd Road
 
Single lane closures in McCallie Tunnels overnight on Wednesday, Jan.
19 from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. for TDOT contractor tunnel work.  While work is underway, there will be one lane closed in each direction.

 
View CDOT's map of events and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.

Car Fit Event Helps Improve Comfort And Safety "Fit” For Drivers

TDOT Contractor To Continue Concrete Rehabilitation Along I-75 In Chattanooga

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association Will Sanction Racing Competition At The ?Pace Grand Prix At The Bend In 2022


Car Fit is coming to Chattanooga to offer area senior drivers a free opportunity to check how their cars “fit” them. Developed by AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association ... (click for more)

As part of the project to repair damaged concrete slabs, perform bridge repairs, and install new pavement markings, TDOT contract crews must implement lane closures on I-75 in both directions ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, which will hold its third annual event on Oct. 14-16, has announced that racing competition at the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend this year will be sanctioned ... (click for more)



Happenings

TDOT Contractor To Continue Concrete Rehabilitation Along I-75 In Chattanooga

As part of the project to repair damaged concrete slabs, perform bridge repairs, and install new pavement markings, TDOT contract crews must implement lane closures on I-75 in both directions between mile marker 6.6 and mile marker 12.6. This work will occur nightly and over the next several weekends, with the exception of Memorial Day weekend. The first closure is Friday at ... (click for more)

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association Will Sanction Racing Competition At The ?Pace Grand Prix At The Bend In 2022

The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, which will hold its third annual event on Oct. 14-16, has announced that racing competition at the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend this year will be sanctioned by Sportscar Vintage Racing Association. The approximately 2.4-mile purpose-built race track in the heart of the City of Chattanooga was created in 2021 to hold vintage/historic races ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man, 25, Shot And Killed On 13th Avenue

A 25-year-old man was shot and killed on 13th Avenue early Friday morning. At approximately 12:45 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 3600 block of 13th Avenue on a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and secured the scene. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased on ... (click for more)

Man Bowfishing On Nickajack Lake Dies When Boat Sinks

Ronnie D. Gholston, age 24, of Whitwell, along with two other men, were bowfishing Thursday evening on Nickajack Lake. Around 10:30 p.m. their 15-foot Lowe fishing boat started to take on water. The three men jumped into the water to swim to shore. As they swam, two men in the group observed that Mr. Gholston was no longer communicating with them. The two men swam to an island ... (click for more)

Opinion

Reaching Across The Aisle

What comes to mind when I hear the outcry of sore losers in a mayoral race in Hamilton County in 2022? What comes to my mind is we have had elected officials in this county dating back years who were applauded for being able to bring Republicans and Democrats together in a race for mayor, sheriff, commissioner, council person, Senator, or State Representative. So why now does ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: No Longer ‘Pure’

There was a time, in the not-so-distant past, when college athletics were pure. There was no transfer portal, where the disgruntled athletes could scoff at commitment, loyalty, and tradition in vain pursuit of the NFL. And there was no “name, image, and likeness” (NIL) where college-aged teenagers are now paid for endorsements, autographs, appearances, and the like. During this ... (click for more)