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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS – City appecting Construction Bids

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Morristown at their offices until 2:00pm on September … [Read More...]

Sewer and Stormwater Rehab Update – Week of August 18, 2014

Operation of the sewer system has been assumed by the Morristown Utility System, but work continues … [Read More...]

Starlite Cinema – August 22nd

Morristown Parks and Recreation Department has planned a final Starlite Cinema outdoor movie for … [Read More...]

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS – City appecting Construction Bids

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Morristown at their offices until 2:00pm on September 18, 2014.  The project is for the construction, installation, testing and integration of a fully functional interconnected traffic signal system along W. AJ Hwy and W. Morris Blvd.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

Sewer and Stormwater Rehab Update – Week of August 18, 2014

Operation of the sewer system has been assumed by the Morristown Utility System, but work continues on both the Sewer and Stormwater utilities Watch for extensive work on utility systems in the following areas:

 STORMWATER PROJECTS

ETVID Phase 2 –Work is complete along the rail line east of the East Tennessee Valley Industrial District. Final close out details remain.

Vantage View – Survey, permitting and final design work underway. Geotechnical assessment of recent storm damage has begun.

Jaybird Road / Whitewood Circle – Pipe installation is complete on Whitewood and begun on Jaybird. Curb and paving to follow.

Cub Circle – Construction to begin this week.

MLK Park – Pipe installed. Curb and paving work to be done.

 

SEWER PROJECTS

Turkey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Work is underway at the wastewater treatment plant.

WWTP4-B Sewer Rehabilitation Project

  • Pre TV inspection in various locations
  • Pipe Bursting and service laterals on Peck Ave, Cave St, Mohawk St, & Scenic Dr.
  • Manhole rehabilitation throughout the basin
  • Paving on Montrose Ave, Cain Ave, Cave St, E Louise, Mohawk St, Scenic Dr, & Peck St

SR 66

  • Working near State Route 66 and Hwy 160 to relocate utilities near the TDOT project.

Howell Road Force Main Project

  • W Economy Rd
  • This project is working on completion of punch list items.

Spring Creek Basin

  • Working on curb replacement on 2nd St.

 

Fall Creek/Barton Springs Project

  • Manhole rehab and testing at various locations

WWTP3A Project

  • Yard Repair, Belmont drive, Clancy Ave, Wagon Wheel Dr.
  • Dig and lay on Reese St, & New Cut Rd

 

Maid 1/Willow Springs Pump Stations Project

  • Working at Maid 1 pump station on Hunter Street
  • Working on Willow Springs Pump Station on Panther Creek

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

JACKSON STREET PROJECT – Project complete as of June 30 2014

CCTV PROJECT – Complete TV inspection project – May 2014

Spring Creek  Basin 1 Contract A and Basin 3 Contract B - Project Complete March 2014

Fall Creek ETVID South Drainage Project – Project Complete as of December 2013.

Howell Road Pump Station – Project Complete as of November, 2013

Rosedale/Sulphur Springs Storm Water - Project Complete as of November, 2013

N. Fairmont Storm Water Project - Project complete as of October, 2013

Waste Water Treatment Plant - dewatering press at the Turkey Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant – Project complete as of July 17th, 2013

Spring Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 23rd, 2013

South High Street Sewer Project - Project complete as of May 14th, 2013

Joe Carter Pump Station - Project complete as of December 18th, 2012

Gravity Sewer Replacement Project - Project complete as of December 6th, 2012

Hwy 25E Gravity Sewer Line Extension - Project complete as of June 12th, 2012

Highway 160 Sewer Force Main Tie-In - Project complete as of May 10th, 2012

Fall Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 7th, 2012

Starlite Cinema – August 22nd

Morristown Parks and Recreation Department has planned a final Starlite Cinema outdoor movie for Friday, August 22nd. The movie being shown is “Blind Side”. Bring the family and come out to Fred Miller Park for a movie under the stars. Concessions will be available for purchase. Movie begins at dusk.

Sewer and Stormwater Rehab Update – Week of August 11, 2014

Operation of the sewer system has been assumed by the Morristown Utility System, but work continues on both the Sewer and Stormwater utilities Watch for extensive work on utility systems in the following areas:

 STORMWATER PROJECTS

ETVID Phase 2 –Work continues along the rail line east of the East Tennessee Valley Industrial District.

Vantage View – Survey, permitting and final design work underway. Geotechnical assessment of recent storm damage has begun.

Jaybird Road / Whitewood Circle – Under construction.

Cub Circle – Under construction.

MLK Park – Under construction.

 

SEWER PROJECTS

Turkey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Work has begun at the wastewater treatment plant.

WWTP4-B Sewer Rehabilitation Project

  • Pre TV inspection in various locations
  • Pipe Bursting and service laterals on Montvue Ave, Cain St, & Mohawk St.
  • Open cut sewer line rehabilitation on Montvue Ave, Cain St, & Mohawk St
  • Manhole rehabilitation throughout the basin
  • Paving on Montvue Ave, Tennessee Ave, E. Louise Ave, Montrose Ave, Cave St, & Cain St

SR 66

  • Working near State Route 66 and Hwy 160 to relocate utilities near the TDOT project.

Howell Road Force Main Project

  • W Economy Rd
  • This project is working on completion of punch list items.

Spring Creek Basin

  • Working on curb replacement on 2nd St.

 Fall Creek/Barton Springs Project

  • Manhole rehab and testing at various locations

 Jackson Street Project

  • Working on S. Jackson Street near railroad tracks

WWTP3A Project

  • Yard Repair, Belmont drive, Clancy Ave, Wagon Wheel Dr.
  • Dig and lay on Reese St, & New Cut Rd

Maid 1/Willow Springs Pump Stations Project

  • Working at Maid 1 pump station on Hunter Street
  • Working on Willow Springs Pump Station on Panther Creek

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

JACKSON STREET PROJECT – Project complete as of June 30 2014

CCTV PROJECT – Complete TV inspection project – May 2014

Spring Creek  Basin 1 Contract A and Basin 3 Contract B - Project Complete March 2014

Fall Creek ETVID South Drainage Project – Project Complete as of December 2013.

Howell Road Pump Station – Project Complete as of November, 2013

Rosedale/Sulphur Springs Storm Water - Project Complete as of November, 2013

N. Fairmont Storm Water Project - Project complete as of October, 2013

Waste Water Treatment Plant - dewatering press at the Turkey Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant – Project complete as of July 17th, 2013

Spring Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 23rd, 2013

South High Street Sewer Project - Project complete as of May 14th, 2013

Joe Carter Pump Station - Project complete as of December 18th, 2012

Gravity Sewer Replacement Project - Project complete as of December 6th, 2012

Hwy 25E Gravity Sewer Line Extension - Project complete as of June 12th, 2012

Highway 160 Sewer Force Main Tie-In - Project complete as of May 10th, 2012

Fall Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 7th, 2012

Facade Grant Application

Façade Grant Applications are now available to local business and real estate owners. A limited number of grants will be available to those looking to do upgrades to businesses located in the Crossroads Downtown Partnership area and along the S. Cumberland corridor. For more information and to ask questions or leave comments, visit the Façade Grants page by following this link: http://www.mymorristown.com/facade-grants/

Sewer and Stormwater Rehab Update – Week of August 4, 2014

Operation of the sewer system has been assumed by the Morristown Utility System, but work continues on both the Sewer and Stormwater utilities Watch for extensive work on utility systems in the following areas:

 STORMWATER PROJECTS

ETVID Phase 2 –Work continues along the rail line east of the East Tennessee Valley Industrial District.

Vantage View – Survey, permitting and final design work underway. Geotechnical assessment of recent storm damage begun.

Jaybird Road / Whitewood Circle – Under construction.

Cub Circle – Equipment and materials being delivered to the site.

MLK Park – Equipment and materials being delivered to the site.

 

SEWER PROJECTS

Turkey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Work has begun at the wastewater treatment plant.

WWTP4-B Sewer Rehabilitation Project

  • Pre TV inspection in various locations
  • Pipe Bursting and service laterals on Cain Ave, Cave St, Montrose Ave, & Montvue Ave.
  • Open cut sewer line rehabilitation on Choctaw St and Mohawk St
  • Manhole rehabilitation throughout the basin
  • Paving on East Louise Ave, South James St, York St, East First North St, & Tennessee St

SR 66

  • Working near State Route 66 and Hwy 160 to relocate utilities near the TDOT project.

Howell Road Force Main Project

  • W Economy Rd
  • This project is working on completion of punch list items.

Spring Creek Basin

  • Working on curb replacement on 2nd St.

Fall Creek/Barton Springs Project

  • Manhole rehab and testing at various locations

 Jackson Street Project

  • Working on S. Jackson Street near railroad tracks

WWTP3A Project

  • Yard Repair, Belmont drive, Clancy Ave, Wagon Wheel Dr.
  • Open cut on Reese St, & New Cut Rd

Maid 1/Willow Springs Pump Stations Project

  • Working at Maid 1 pump station on Hunter Street
  • Working on Willow Springs Pump Station on Panther Creek

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

JACKSON STREET PROJECT – Project complete as of June 30 2014

CCTV PROJECT – Complete TV inspection project – May 2014

Spring Creek  Basin 1 Contract A and Basin 3 Contract B - Project Complete March 2014

Fall Creek ETVID South Drainage Project – Project Complete as of December 2013.

Howell Road Pump Station – Project Complete as of November, 2013

Rosedale/Sulphur Springs Storm Water - Project Complete as of November, 2013

N. Fairmont Storm Water Project - Project complete as of October, 2013

Waste Water Treatment Plant - dewatering press at the Turkey Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant – Project complete as of July 17th, 2013

Spring Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 23rd, 2013

South High Street Sewer Project - Project complete as of May 14th, 2013

Joe Carter Pump Station - Project complete as of December 18th, 2012

Gravity Sewer Replacement Project - Project complete as of December 6th, 2012

Hwy 25E Gravity Sewer Line Extension - Project complete as of June 12th, 2012

Highway 160 Sewer Force Main Tie-In - Project complete as of May 10th, 2012

Fall Creek CCTV Project - Project complete as of May 7th, 2012

MEDIA RELEASE – Back to School

Back to School Safety

The Morristown Police Department would like to remind everyone children will return to school in Hamblen County this week.  The police department has asked that everyone allow additional time for their travel through school zones and other congested areas. The Morristown Police Department also asks that anyone transporting children, ensure that they are properly restrained.  Chief Overholt stated, “Officers of the Morristown Police Department have been directed to concentrate enforcement in school zones in both the morning and afternoon.”  Keeping the children of our community safe is a priority for the Morristown Police Department.  In order to avoid an enforcement action, we are asking everyone to be aware of the posted school zones and reduced speed limits in those zones particularly between 6:45 – 8:00am and 2:45 – 4:00pm.

The Morristown Police Department would like to thank everyone for assisting us in keeping students in Hamblen County safe and driving responsibly.

Road Closure – Old 11-E Highway – Starting August 4, 2014

The City of Morristown will be closing Old 11-E Highway near the Morristown Municipal Airport entrance for extensive road repairs beginning Monday, August 4, 2014.  Traffic will not be able to access the Morristown Municipal Airport from the intersection of Old 11-E Highway and West Andrew Johnson Highway.  All traffic is advised to access the airport using Old 11-E Highway from State Route 160.   This road closure is expected to take two to three days.

City Taxes

City Taxes will be mailed out today, so you can expect to receive them in your mailboxes shortly. The Tax Office will begin accepting tax payments tomorrow, August 1st, with the 2% discount period ending on August 31st. Deadline to pay taxes is December 31st.

August Recycling Schedule

Recycling will be picked up the following times:
East of Cumberland St. – Weeks of August 3, 17 & 31
West of Cumberland St. – Weeks of August 10 & 24

Morristown: Moving Forward

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