Potholes Season Arrives Extreme cold followed by warm weather and rain is perfect recipe for potholes
Potholes Season Arrives Extreme cold followed by warm weather and rain is perfect recipe for potholes - Winter weather extremes lead to an increase in potholes on state highways and bridges. Potholes form when moisture seeps into cracks in the pavement, then freezes and thaws causing the cracks to expand. The constant pounding of traffic loosens the pavement which causes it to crumble, creating potholes. Severe swings in temperature such as Tennessee has experienced over the past several days, followed by periods of rain, are the perfect conditions for widespread potholes to form. Weather permitting, TDOT crews all over the state are patching potholes on a daily basis. During winter months, TDOT typically relies on a “cold mix” asphalt as a temporary fix. Once warmer weather arrives and “hot… Read More
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THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL’S INTERDICTION PLUS TEAM ARREST DRUG TRAFFICKER AND RESCUED FOUR CHILDREN.
THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL’S INTERDICTION PLUS TEAM ARREST DRUG TRAFFICKER AND RESCUED FOUR CHILDREN. - On Thursday, January 5, 2017, the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) Interdiction Plus Team (IPT) arrested William A. Holley, 31, of Fort Wayne, Indiana… Read More