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photo of a car driving in construction zoneFranklin Road Widening Project

 The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is widening Franklin Road between Concord Road and south of Moores Lane. The planned improvements include: Widening the roadway from its current two/three lane configuration to a five lane configuration with two north and south bound through lanes and a center turn lane.  The project will also include a multi-use path on the east side. 

TDOT started work in September 2017 and is expected to be completed in late 2021.

 TDOT has more information about this project on its website.



Jeff Donegan   61.5.371.0060


Upcoming 2019 Projects 

Traffic Signalization at Franklin Road and Fountainhead Subdivision

Sunset and Ragsdale Road Realignment - Phase Two


Wildwood Valley Bridge Repairs

 picture of the bridgeimage of Broken concrete on bridge

The Wildwood Valley Drive Bridge is in the northwest corner of Brentwood, crosses over the Little Harpeth River and provides access to the Wildwood Estates and Brentwood Lights subdivisions.   Due to poor condition of the bridge, including potholes and exposed rebar, and pilings that have begun to erode due to the river water, repairs are scheduled for 2019.   

Since the bridge serves as the only way in and out for about 100 homes, only half of the bridge can be repaired at a time, while allowing traffic to still be able to access homes. During the estimated four months of construction, a temporary traffic control signal will be placed to allow both north and southbound traffic to share the open half of the bridge.   Residents are encouraged to allow extra time for travel during construction to help create a safe environment for those using and working on the bridge throughout this project.


  Todd Hoppenstedt, Director of Public Works




 Sunset and Ragsdale Road Realignment

Phase Two -- Set to begin in 2019

Project will include improvements form the recently completed bridge to Concord Road.

Phase One Completed in 2018

Included construction of a three-lane curb and gutter roadway with center turn lane and intermittent raised median, as well as a 10' bike/pedestrian path behind a 5' grass strip.  SunsetRagsdaleRealignmentJPG

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