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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces More Than $363 Million in Grants for State Highway Projects
Posted: August 2, 2012

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced more than $363 million in grants to fund a wide variety of highway improvements, from interstate rehabilitation and reconstruction to technologies that result in improved safety and reduced construction congestion.
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces $7 Million in Grants for Tennessee Highway Projects
Posted: August 17, 2011

The funds will help create jobs by expanding highway enhancements, interstate widening and repair.
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Tennessee’s Award Winning Scenic Byways Offer Great View of Autumn Colors
Posted: October 13, 2010

As people across the United States make plans for autumn road trips, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that...
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Mississippi River Corridor – Tennessee Announces Completion of $2 Million EPA Grant
Released: September 24, 2010

The Mississippi River Corridor – Tennessee (MRCT) announced today the successful completion of a $2 million EPA grant for reducing diesel emissions from the barges and tugboats that travel the Mississippi River.
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Bredesen Announces Grant for the Discover Tennessee Trails and Byways Program
Released: August 25, 2010

Governor Phil Bredesen joined TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely today to announce the award of a $200,000 transportation enhancement grant to the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development for the Discover Tennessee Trails and Byways program.
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10-State Great River Road Now Longest National Scenic Byway
Posted: April 12, 2010

The Great River Road, which runs for 3,000 miles along the Mississippi River through ten states, is now designated in all ten states as a National Scenic Byway (NSB).
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Driving to view scenery is a favorite American pastime
Posted: May 17,2009

The Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association (TOHA) hopes to capitalize on that trend by promoting driving tours that link the Cherohala Skyway and Ocoee Scenic Byway.
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