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December 30, 2014

TACIR: Price tag for infrastructure improvements tops $1 billion

Given the rapid growth in Clarksville-Montgomery County, it comes as no surprise that infrastructure is having a hard time keeping up with needed improvements.

City officials have been asked to review infrastructure needs following publication of a detailed report by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR).

According to TACIR, the community needs to examine the following:

* Transportation networks.
* New public schools and additions.
* Post-secondary education and preschools.
* Water and waste water.
* Recreation.

One-hundred and eighty-five projects with a total costs of $1,027,615,131 are needed in Clarksville. These county costs span a five year period (through Juy 2017) and include capital projects that cost at least $50,000 (each).

The report brings attention to new needs and maintenance of current infrastructure but funding for most of these projects is not available..

TACIR’s infrastructure reports began in the late 1990s and highlight statewide infrastructure through June 2017.

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