Rebecca Schleicher, NewsChannel 5

Rebecca Schleicher

NewsChannel 5

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Rebecca:

I-440 Loop to fully re-open today, 1 month ahead of schedule

I-440 transforms from one of Nashville's worst rides to one of the city's best after crews rebuild more than 7 miles of road. → Read More

Committee makes recommendations on how to build sidewalks faster, cheaper in Nashville

A special committee on sidewalks shared its findings after months of studying the issue → Read More

Drivers still disobeying Tennessee's Move Over law

State law says if their flashers are on, you must move over or slow down. But many drivers aren't listening. → Read More

Study shows regional approach possible for transit

Can working with neighboring counties be the way forward for transit in Nashville? → Read More

Record number of Thanksgiving travelers expected this week: Here's how to trim down your travel time

If you're traveling for Thanksgiving, you're in good company. → Read More

Expect delays in Sumner County as TDOT continues resurfacing work

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is using the weekend for more bridge work, but this time it's not in downtown Nashville. It will be impacting drivers in Sumner County. → Read More

On The Rise: Driving is a growing danger for emergency crews

Nashville firefighters say driving is the most difficult part of their day. And they challenged Traffic Anchor Rebecca Schleicher to get behind the wheel to demonstrate → Read More

New speed zone on Clarksville's MLK Parkway goes into effect today

The city has added a new school zone to a busy highway on MLK Parkway, which is just off Interstate 24. → Read More

I-24 ramp closes in Antioch for six-month long reconstruction project

An interstate ramp shut down Tuesday in Antioch, which will change how you drive in the area for the next six months. → Read More

Call boxes unveiled on Natchez Trace Parkway bridge to help prevent suicide

Two suicide prevention call boxes have been installed on the Natchez Trace Parkway bridge. → Read More

'Booze it or loose it' campaign to crack down on drunk driving

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers will be on the road cracking down on drunk driving during their Booze it or Loose it campaign. → Read More

Confused on what to do if a school bus stops? Here's a diagram to help.

As the new school year begins, it's important to focus on the rules of the road that keep Tennessee students safe. → Read More

I-24 downtown to close this weekend for bridge repairs

All of the Interstate 24 east loop in downtown will shut down this weekend from I-65 to I-40 as crews work to repair the bridge. → Read More

Sumner County Special Operations Team responds to increasing number of water calls

Staying safe on the road is getting more difficult in one Middle Tennessee county that’s prone to flooding. → Read More

I-24 ramp closure this weekend near Hickory Hollow interchange

It's going to be the first "diverging diamond interchange" in Middle Tennessee... to address to steep growth in Southeast Davidson County. → Read More

TDOT bridge repair will close lanes of I-40 and I-24 this weekend

TDOT crews will close down lanes of I-40 and I-24 this weekend to repair the Arlington Avenue bridge. → Read More

UT engineering students propose changes for dangerous local bridge

In April, Tennessee lawmakers voted unanimously to condemn the activity around the Natchez Trace Bridge in Williamson Co as a "suicidal health crisis." That's after an effort spearheaded by a coalition formed by those who lost loved ones on the bridge. → Read More

Murfreesboro Pk. traffic signal program to go live soon

Murfreesboro Pike traffic can be downright miserable for residents in Rutherford County, Antioch and South Nashville. But new technology is about to go online that could provide at least some relief. → Read More

NFL Draft Traffic: Catching a bus or a train this weekend

We are two days out from Draft day and the road closures downtown mean a big change for buses and the area's only commuter train. → Read More

Draft week in Nashville: More road closures in effect before Thursday

It's finally Draft week in Nashville and that means more road closures are on tap as crews race to finish the set-up before festivities kick off on Thursday. → Read More