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Battery Lane Bridge Replacement Completed on Time

8/30/2013

Bridge now open to traffic again

Nashville, Tenn. –The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in partnership with Metro Nashville Public Works have completed the total replacement of the Battery Lane Bridge over the West Fork Brown’s Creek.   The bridge is now back open to traffic.

TDOT managed the $655,236 construction project for Metro Nashville.  Construction began in June 2013 and was completed August 30, 2013.

NEW!   Media --- before and after photos of the bridge can be found here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tndot/sets/72157635302142764/

High definition video of the bridge and construction can be accessed on TDOT’s YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ul6R_m0mLI&feature=youtu.be

For more information on TDOT construction project activity visit the TDOT SmartWay web site at www.tn.gov/tdot/tdotsmartway/.  Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information or can follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel information or www.twitter.com/Nashville511 for traffic information in the Nashville area. 

Android and iPhone users can download TDOT’s SmartWay Mobile App to assist them in navigating Tennessee highways.  The app provides up-to-the-minute customized traffic information and enables the user to access TDOT’s SmartWay cameras, messages displayed on overhead Dynamic Message Signs, and information on construction related lane closures and incidents on interstates and state routes.  The TDOT SmartWay App is free and available for download in the Apple App Store and Play Store for Android. 

As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for their destination.  Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.

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