News Briefs

Tuesday, May 15, 2001 at 1:00am

Groundbreaking for Westminster today

Westminster School of Nashville will break ground for its new $54 million campus in Williamson County at 12:30 p.m. today.

The expansion will more than double the space of the existing school. The first phase of the project, due to be complete in 2002, will cost $25 million.

Westminster School was founded more than 30 years ago to help students develop effective learning strategies tailored to their individual needs. The current school is on North Wilson Boulevard in Nashville. The new campus is on Murray Lane in Brentwood.

Lane closings affect I-40

Interstate 40 at Donelson Pike, exit 216, will be reduced to one lane eastbound and westbound from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. This work will affect travel to and from Nashville International Airport. Alternate routes are recommended.

Eastbound motorists can exit at Briley Parkway North (SR-155), exit 215B, and take Lebanon Road East (US-70) to Old Hickory Boulevard South (SR-45) to Interstate 40. Westbound motorists can exit at Old Hickory Boulevard North, exit 221A, and take Lebanon Road West to Briley Parkway South to I-40.

Free auto tests boost clean air

Free auto emissions tests and tune-ups will be offered from 9-11 a.m. this week by the Nashville Auto Diesel College on Gallatin Road and Strauss Avenue. The college is teaming with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) to help clean Nashville

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