The Tennessee Department of Transportation held a ceremony today to officially open its state-of-the-art facility that helps manage traffic along Southeast Tennessee interstates.
The Transportation Management Center will help control cameras and message boards within Chattanooga.
“We’re attempting to clear our highways quicker,” said Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer.
The transportation center was built last year at a cost of $2.5 million. TDOT officials started using the building in December 2010.
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Cliff has worked for the Times Free Press for five years and covers Chattanooga city government. He previously covered Rhea County, as well as transportation and growth and development in Southeast Tennessee. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Cliff graduated in 2003 from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism. Before coming to Chattanooga, he was a crime reporter with Hernando Today, a supplement of The Tampa (Fla.) ...