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File #: RS2021-1125    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Title: A resolution requesting the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) to determine the feasibility and cost of contracting with the State of Tennessee to allow for NDOT to maintain some state routes in Davidson County.
Sponsors: Bob Nash, Russ Bradford, Joy Styles
Attachments: 1. Substitute RS2021-1125
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A resolution requesting the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) to determine the feasibility and cost of contracting with the State of Tennessee to allow for NDOT to maintain some state routes in Davidson County.

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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is responsible for the maintenance of roughly 715 center lane miles of roadway, of which 114 miles are controlled-access highways in Davidson County; and

WHEREAS, local governments are authorized to contract with the TDOT for reimbursement for the maintenance of state highways and roadways, including litter pickup and grass mowing within the associated right-of-way; and

WHEREAS, the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) maintains 2,578 centerline miles of local streets throughout Nashville and Davidson County; and

WHEREAS, allowing NDOT to take over the maintenance of some state routes in Davidson County could help streamline services for Nashville residents and provide a single point of contact for issues related to roadway maintenance; and

WHEREAS, NDOT should determine the feasibility and potential costs associated with contracting with the State of Tennessee to allow NDOT to maintain state highways and roadways, including the collection of litter, street and bike lane sweeping, and grass mowing along the public right-of-way.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the Metropolitan Council goes on record as requesting the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) to determine the feasibility and cost of contracting with the State of Tennessee to allow for NDOT to maintain some state routes in Davidson County. The determination of the feasibility of this request should be given to the Metropolitan Council no later than February 1, 2022.

Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after ...

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