highway construction http://wmot.org en Tenn. Road Construction Halted for Holdiday Weekend http://wmot.org/post/tenn-road-construction-halted-holdiday-weekend <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) —&nbsp;The State of Tennessee is trying to&nbsp;make your holiday travels just a bit easier.</p><p>Transportation Commissioner John Schroer is ordering road construction in the state to&nbsp;stop by noon Friday. It won’t resume until Tuesday morning.</p><p>There still could be workers on the site of some construction zones, so obeying lowered speed limits is still required.</p><p>Captain David McGill of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says the THP will&nbsp;not be taking&nbsp;take the holiday off. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:32:29 +0000 AP/WMOT 15144 at http://wmot.org