Mayor Madeline Rogero in a release:
STATEMENT FROM KNOXVILLE MAYOR MADELINE ROGERO
Below is a statement from Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero regarding TDOT’s announcement that the agency has effectively stopped work on the James White Parkway Extension Project, following action by the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization.
“I would like to thank Commissioner Schroer for listening to regional representatives at the Transportation Planning Organization and ending TDOT’s consideration of an extension to the James White Parkway. This action protects the Urban Wilderness and allows us to capitalize on this incredible regional economic and tourism opportunity as an outdoor recreation destination. I look forward to continuing to work with TDOT to address safety and traffic issues along Chapman Highway and our other vital transportation corridors.”