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Flashing lights coming next year
flashing lights
Lisa Hobbs photo There are no flashing lights, but there is this banner. Another fatality on Highway 70S has the state urging motorists to be Safe on Seventy with a banner placed at Sparta Highway and Rock Island Road.
Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced more details pertaining to the installation of flashing lights after another fatality at Sparta Highway and Rock Island Road. According to TDOT Deputy Commissioner/ Chief Engineer Paul Degges, it will be next year before the intersection has flashing lights.Bid opening is scheduled for Oct. 5, 2018, according to Degges. A second set of lights is also included in the project for Sparta Highway’s intersection with Old Rock Island Road that’s closest to McMinnville.