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TDOT announces Highway 56 plans
Poty discusses plan
Duane Sherrill photo State Senator Mark Pody looks over plans for Highway 56 expansion with TDOT representative Joe Gerhig during a publlc update on DeKalb road projects Thursday.
It was a case of good news, bad news for DeKalb County this past week when TDOT officials announced progress is going forward on Highway 56 from Warren County but the dangerous stretch of road near Alexandria still remains on the drawing board. “We hope to let the bidding to construction this fall,” announced Joe Gerhig of the Tennessee Department of Transportation in a meeting hosted by State Senator Mark Pody and State Representatives Terri Lynn Weaver and Clark Boyd. “It will start with two lanes.”