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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Road projects featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast

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Murfreesboro’s many road projects are featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, beginning Friday, Feb. 5. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at


If you prefer to watch the podcast on YouTube, including video, graphics and maps of the latest projects, visit The video version will be available on CityTV, YouTube, and Facebook beginning at 3:30 p.m., Feb. 5. 


Road projects discussed with City Engineer Chris Griffith include: 


  • River Rock-Beasie Road Bridge over Stones River to relieve congestion on Cason Lane and Old Fort Parkway. Phase 1 will cross the river. Phase 2 will eventually cross I-24.  
  • Warrior Drive Extension to Beasie Road near New Salem Hwy to be completed in 2021.  
  • Cherry Lane Phase 2 and Phase 3, crucial projects on the City’s north side. 
  • Thompson Lane:  NW Broad to Memorial by TDOT currently in the ROW phase. 
  • Brinkley Road Bridge near Blaze Drive at Blackman High School to enhance pedestrian safety with widened lanes, multi-use path, and pedestrian path under the bridge by 2022. 
  • New Salem Highway (Hwy. 99) by TDOT with upgraded utilities and widening of approximately 3 miles by 2021 in the first phase with the next phase beginning this summer.   
  • Rucker Lane Phase 1 from Muirwood to Veterans Parkway.  
  • Mercury Blvd. with bids opening in February to enhance pedestrian sidewalks with TDOT grant funding. 
  • Bradyville Pike from Rutherford Blvd. to Broad St., currently in the ROW negotiation phase. 


This latest edition of “The Insider” is available via Podbean, Spotify, Apple Podcast and the newest platform—“Amazon Music/Audible.”  Podcasts can be accessed on the City of Murfreesboro’s website. Just click the “Podcast” link on the bottom of the homepage under “Connect With Us” then click the latest episode or listen to previous episodes. 


“The Insider” is hosted by Mike Browning and produced by Michael Nevills at City Hall. 


Murfreesboro CityTV can be found on Comcast Channel 3 and 1094, AT&T U-verse channel 99, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV via Cablecast Screen weave, YouTube, and the City website


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