I-24 Traffic Advisory for Sunday Morning Electrical Work

Middle Tennessee Electric warns of delays on I-24 this Sunday morning.

Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) advises caution for Rutherford County motorists traveling eastbound and westbound on I-24 between Old Hickory Boulevard and Almaville Road this Sunday, April 21. Rolling roadblocks will begin at 6 a.m. that morning as MTE and its contractors work on electrical lines across the interstate. The work is estimated to be completed around 8 a.m.

Motorists are encouraged to consider alternative routes to avoid delays. Local police officers and a traffic control company will be onsite to control traffic, allowing the work to be performed as quickly and safely as possible.

MTE is the largest electric cooperative in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region and the second largest in the United States, serving more than 750,000 Tennesseans via 335,000+ accounts covering nearly 2,200 square miles in 11 Middle Tennessee counties, primarily Rutherford, Cannon, Williamson and Wilson. Municipalities served include Murfreesboro, Franklin, Brentwood, Smyrna, La Vergne, Lebanon and Mt. Juliet. MTE employs around 530 people in six local offices and its Murfreesboro headquarters.

MTE’s subsidiary, United Communications, is a nationally recognized broadband company with a fiber network spanning more than 3,700 route miles, providing high-speed internet and other services to portions of Williamson, Rutherford, Maury, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin, Wilson and Davidson counties.

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