Salt Creek Road to close Monday; other paving plans made

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Road and bridge work will continue this week and next around Brown County and in downtown Nashville.

SALT CREEK CLOSURE

The Brown County Highway Department will close a section of Salt Creek Road on Monday, June 12 for approximately three days in order to repair a section of road that has settled and displaced the pavement.

The closure will happen at 3524 Salt Creek Road, about 1.5 miles south of Gatesville Road and 5.5 miles north of State Road 46.

No traffic will be allowed through during the repairs.

Alternate local traffic routes will be on Clay Lick Road and Hoover Road.

This work needs to be done before the entirety of Salt Creek Road is repaved in a week or two. Sweetwater Trail also will be repaved, all the way to the Johnson County line, Brown County Highway Superintendent Mike Magner said. Work on those two roads is being funded with the $1 million Community Crossings grant from the state.

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DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE

Work will to be done Monday, June 12 on Ridgeway Drive, Treetop Lane, Mound Street and West Main from Jackson Branch to Jefferson; Tuesday on all of Tuck-A-Way and Buck Stogsdill Way behind the courthouse; and Wednesday in the Hawthorne Drive area, according to town administration.

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Sara Clifford has been raising a family in Brown County since 2005 and leading the Brown County Democrat since late 2009. In addition to editor, she is the beat reporter for town government and writes columns, features and general news stories.