published Thursday, February 6th, 2014

TDOT tries to relieve traffic at Signal Mountain Road

State transportation officials say they will try a few tweaks to relieve traffic at the U.S. 27 construction project at Signal Mountain Road, but residents will still have to to deal with delays until the end of March, when the ramp is complete.

Traffic at the Signal Mountain Road exit has snarled the daily rush hour on U.S. 27 northbound since the new exit ramp opened Jan. 26.

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer said Thursday the total widening project is the second largest TDOT has ever taken on, and he asked residents to remain patient.

about Louie Brogdon...

Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...

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