Tornado recovery efforts seeing progress, Metro leaders say

Nashville Tornado

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro Public Works officials said crews are making significant progress while helping communities recover from last week’s deadly tornadoes.

The storms claimed 2 lives in East Nashville, and left communities with extensive damage.

There were 60 public works truck out on Saturday and more than 200 loads were hauled. The 6 trash trucks collected 35 tons of household trash.

Crews are also making progress clearing roads. Officials said after 116 roads were initially closed, right-of-way crews cleared the way for 51 roads and 65 remain closed.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of Super Tuesday tornado rebuilding and recovery.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.



Don't Miss

Trending Stories