Dates for state Senate road show set

News release via Senate Republican Caucus
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – 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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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