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TDOT to bid Highway 56 construction in DeKalb, Warren
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The Tennessee Department of Transportation will open bids on a project to improve a portion of State Route 56 in December. The project will extend from south of the Warren County line to Magness Road in DeKalb Funding in the amount off $6.8 million was included in the state's 2015-16 budget for the program. The rate of serious accidents on the portion of Highway 56 to be redesigned is double the state average for similar highways, and a three-vehicle crash recently claimed a man’s life in the same area where the construction is planned.