published Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Fall Creek Falls to get more restrooms, golf course irrigation system

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    Park visitors walk across a suspension bridge at Fall Creek Falls State Park
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NASHVILLE — Rep. Ron Travis, R-Dayton, says Fall Creek Falls State Park is in store for $2.25 million in improvements as a result of State Building Commission action last week.

Proposed upgrades include a new irrigation system for the golf course and more restroom facilities.

Commission members gave the go-ahead for bids and vendor selection.

“These improvements at Fall Creek Falls will provide both residents and visitors with an even better experience at one of our state’s most premier parks,” Travis said in a news release. “In addition, these projects will provide a boost to the economy through increased tourism to Bledsoe County.”

about Andy Sher...

Andy Sher is a Nashville-based staff writer covering Tennessee state government and politics for the Times Free Press. A Washington correspondent from 1999-2005 for the Times Free Press, Andy previously headed up state Capitol coverage for The Chattanooga Times, worked as a state Capitol reporter for The Nashville Banner and was a contributor to The Tennessee Journal, among other publications. Andy worked for 17 years at The Chattanooga Times covering police, health care, county government, ...

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