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Oak Ridge Police Department promotes “Slow Down Tennessee” to reduce speeding-related crashes

Apr 15, 2021 - The City of Oak Ridge Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to promote “Slow Down Tennessee”. From April 16 to April 30, Oak Ridge Police will increase education, awareness, and enforcement efforts to help reduce speeding-related crashes, injuries, and fatal
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Public Works crews to conduct sewer work for next month

Apr 13, 2021 - Oak Ridge Public Works would like residents to be aware of upcoming sewer work and inspections.
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Detour on Florida Avenue this week for asphalt repairs

Apr 13, 2021 - Oak Ridge Public Works crews will be detouring traffic on Florida Avenue while conducting asphalt repairs between Tucker Road and East Tennessee Avenue this week.
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East Division Road to partially close for asphalt repairs this week

Apr 06, 2021 - Oak Ridge Public Works crews want drivers to be aware of intermittent lane closures set for this week on East Division Road between the entrance to Zaxby’s and the intersection with Oak Ridge Turnpike.
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Controlled burns set for area of Wisconsin Avenue and Whippoorwill Drive Monday, April 5

Apr 05, 2021 - The Tennessee Division of Forestry and the Department of Energy will be conducting controlled burns beginning at noon and ending at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 5. It will continue Tuesday, if necessary.
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Oak Ridge Recreation & Parks Department shifts to curbside Community Egg Hunts due to potential severe weather

Mar 25, 2021 - Due to expected heavy rains and potential severe weather, the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will be hosting the Community Egg Hunt on March 27 as a curbside pickup at all five locations.
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UT-Battelle Development Corporation contributes $500,000 to City for proposed airport project

Mar 22, 2021 - The City of Oak Ridge received a $500,000 contribution from the UT-Battelle Development Corporation (UTBDC) to assist with the planned airport project at East Tennessee Technology Park.
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