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June 25, 2024

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Construction Progresses at MTE’s Main Campus

In addition to MTE’s construction around the Main Campus, work remains underway to expand New Salem Highway.

Construction of new facilities at Middle Tennessee Electric’s (MTE) Main Campus on New Salem Highway continues to progress. These facilities will accommodate the relocation of personnel and equipment from the cooperative’s Downtown Office on North Walnut Street, which will be vacated next year.

The expansion of the cooperative’s Corporate Office will provide a new space for its Member Services department, including a new drive-thru for members. The Corporate expansion will also offer multi-purpose meeting rooms to host employee training classes and large group meetings.

A new Operations Building at the rear of the main campus (along Commercial Court) will feature functional spaces for the operations crews and line trucks, warehouse, metering and engineering teams.

MTE’s Board of Directors received a tour of the construction sites Sept. 28.

“We’re very pleased with the progress being made by our construction partners; despite some weather delays early on, we’re confident the project will be completed by fall of 2023,” said PD Mynatt, MTE’s assistant general manager. “The two new facilities have been designed for the comfort and convenience of both MTE members and employees. We can’t wait for everyone to see them.”

In addition to MTE’s construction around the Main Campus, work remains underway by the Tennessee Department of Transportation to expand New Salem Highway. Parking at MTE’s Main Campus is still available for members in the front of the building. To avoid traffic congestion due to the construction, MTE’s St. Andrews and Downtown locations offer members alternative options for paying their bills.

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.