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CITY OF OAK RIDGE

TENNESSEE

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NEWS & INFORMATION

What's happening in Oak Ridge

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Construction of a new waterline for the Oak Ridge Water Treatment Plant is set to begin next month and will have a significant impact on traffic on Scarboro Road.

  • Scarboro Road will have one southbound lane closed (one southbound lane open) from September 27 through October 9. 

  • Both southbound lanes of Scarboro Road will be closed south of Chesapeake Drive from October 9 through October 18. 

  • Both southbound lanes closed from the entrance to 701 Scarboro south to Bethel Valley from October 18 through the end of November 2023.

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Beginning in September, Oak Ridge Utility customers with a past-due balance will begin seeing notices for nonpayment on their bills and will be subject to service disconnection.

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The City of Oak Ridge has named Randy Hemann as its next City Manager.

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Oak Ridge Fire Captain Shay West has been named the 2023 Roane State Community College Paramedic Student of the Year.

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The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is collecting more feedback from residents to help develop potential plans for the future of the Outdoor Pool. 

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