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Region 4

300 Benchmark Place
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: (731) 935-0100
Fax: (731)  935-0195
Chuck Rychen
Jason Baker

Jason Baker is the Director/Assistant Chief Engineer of Region 4, which is located in Jackson. It is his responsibility to direct department operations throughout the 21-county area. Major areas of operational responsibilities include highway construction implementation and compliance, highway maintenance and repair, highway marking, bridge inspection and repair, state aid roads program, highway beautification, materials and tests, environmental conformity, highway safety, and office administration, including personnel matters.

TDOT Region 4 complex in Jackson, Tennessee
TDOT's Region 4 Complex is located in Jackson adjacent to I-40 and the McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport.

Regional Operations is responsible for directing the administrative, engineering, and technical activities for multiple offices within middle Tennessee's 21 counties of Region 4, including Construction and Maintenance offices across three districts, Bridge Inspection and Repair, Materials and Tests, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Engineering, and Incident Response.

Other key responsibilities focus on the management of infrastructure assets to provide a safe, reliable and efficient roadway network as well as timely delivery of construction projects providing increased mobility and capacity options for multimodal users. Regional Operations works hand in hand with communities, state, and local partners to provide strong strategic relationships and coordinated service to our customers.

For inquiries, please contact the appropriate office for assistance:

Director of Operations:
(731) 935-0193

Project Development directs the administrative, engineering and technical activities for design, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and survey for projects within the 21 counties of Region 4. Other key responsibilities include management of project processes and status to ensure timely and fiscally responsible delivery of state highway transportation projects adhering to state and federal rules and regulations. Project development collaborates with other divisions throughout TDOT, along with local and state partners ensuring effective advancement of project deliverables.

For inquiries, please contact the appropriate office for assistance:

Director of Project Development:
Jane Jones, P.E.
(731) 935-0193

Right of Way & Utilities Office:
Seth Hendren, P.E
(731) 935-0129

Survey & Design Office:
Tabitha Cavaness, P.E.
(731) 935-0139

(731) 935-0253
District Operations (Construction/Maintenance)
(731) 935-0205
(731) 935-0312
Community Relations
(731) 935-0318
(731) 935-0182
Materials & Tests
(731) 935-0222
Special Projects
(731) 935-0187

Region 4 Operations Organizational Chart (pdf)

Office of Community Transportation

Please click on TDOT map below to view regional office contacts.

District 47
15600 N. Highland Dr.
McKenzie, TN 38201
Phone: (731) 352-5375
Fax: (731) 352-0684
District 48
601 Benchmark Place
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: (731) 935-0281
Fax: (731) 935-0282

District 49
12077 Hwy 70
Arlington, TN 38002
Phone: (901) 867-2959
Fax: (901) 867-0419