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Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov. If you would like to peruse our Blog Archives please click here.

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August 2017 - Posts
Governor Bill Haslam, Mayor Madeline Rogero, City Council, and other local officials recently cut the ribbon for the $25 million Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project. This video highlights the ribbon cu ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Aug 28, 2017 at 5:08 PM
A new section of public riverwalk is being constructed west of the Henley Bridge. Dirt is moving west of the Henley Bridge along the South Waterfront: -- Site preparation work is well underw ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 28, 2017 at 12:15 PM
Five new kiosks have been installed along Cumberland Avenue, 17th Street and North 19th Street. The kiosks provide helpful wayfinding information for visitors - both about Knoxville in general ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 24, 2017 at 5:22 PM
Lakeshore Park has reached a mid-point of construction in the $25 million Phase I of the Lakeshore Park Master Plan. As of Friday, August 25, 2017, a section of road at the northeast hilltop of ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Aug 24, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The new members of the Business Advisory Council, from left: Deputy to the Mayor Christi Branscom; Wade Esau; Mackey Brownlee; Lisa Cyr; Deidra Harper; Josh Smith; Mayor Madeline Rogero; Mary Ann ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 18, 2017 at 2:22 PM
The reconstruction of Cumberland Avenue has made it safer for motorists and pedestrians. Traffic flows more smoothly through and along The Strip - and more predictably. The wider sidewalks and bus she ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 17, 2017 at 12:36 PM
Office of Sustainability Director Erin Gill, right, stands among the crowd of people marking the close of the successful KEEM program.  The Public Works Building's meeting room was full of peop ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Aug 16, 2017 at 4:03 PM
Even Smokey is giving a big warm bluetick coonhound welcome to the new and improved Cumberland Avenue. If you've walked or driven along Cumberland in the past week, you've probably noticed City w ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 14, 2017 at 5:15 PM
The two-year top-to-bottom reconstruction of Cumberland Avenue will be substantially completed this week – on time and within budget. Cumberland between 17th and 22nd streets has been transfor ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 14, 2017 at 12:01 PM
More KAT passengers ride the Route 11 Kingston Pike buses than ride any other route. When the reconstruction project was in high gear along Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville Area Transit responded wit ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 11, 2017 at 5:43 PM
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