TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Engineering District : Nashville
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES
  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN POINTS AT MILE 78 ON THE TENNESSEE RIVER AND AT MILE 104 ON THE CUMBERLAND RIVER
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 3
    • Pushboat : 3
    • Vessels List : LUCILLE II, PATIENCE, THE HOUSTON/BENTON COUNT, CUMBERLAND II, THE CUMBERLAND, THE DANVILLE FAXON
  • Address
    JAMES K. POLK BLDG. SUITE 400 NASHVILLE TN 37243-0333
  • Contact
    • Phone : 615-741-2027
JAMES K. POLK BLDG. SUITE 400 NASHVILLE TN 37243-0333

Managed Vessels

LUCILLE II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATIENCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE HOUSTON/BENTON COUNT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THE CUMBERLAND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THE DANVILLE FAXON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

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Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity For Vessel Financing On The Inland Waterways

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