Tennessee State Route 16

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State Route 16 marker

State Route 16
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length: 76.94 mi[1] (123.82 km)
Major junctions
South end: SR-79 at the Alabama State Line
  US 64 / SR 15 near Winchester, TN
US 41A in Winchester, TN
US 231 / SR 10 / SR 82 in Shelbyville, TN
North end: US 31 / US 41A / SR 11
Highway system
  • Tennessee State Routes
SR 15 SR 17

State Route 16 (SR-16) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its southern terminus is at the Alabama State Line, where it continues as State Route 79 in Alabama. From there, it continues to Winchester, TN, where it becomes unsigned in a concurrency with U.S. Highway 41A. This concurrency lasts until its northern terminus in Williamson County, TN, at a junction with U.S. Highway 31A and State Route 11.

Route description[edit]

Franklin County[edit]

State Route 16 begins at the Alabama State Line, continuing as State Route 79 in Alabama. It continues north to Winchester, where its first major junction with U.S. Highway 64 and State Route 15 is located. In Winchester, it becomes concurrent with U.S. Highway 41A, which would last for the rest of its route. For most of this concurrency, however, it is unsigned.

Coffee County[edit]

Continuing its concurrency with U.S. Highway 41A, State Route 16 enters Bedford County via Tullahoma. In Tullahoma, it encounters State Route 55, which links Tullahoma with nearby Interstate 24.

Bedford County[edit]

In Shelbyville, the route serves as the primary east-west corridor. It intersects U.S. Highway 231, the city's other primary corridor.

Rutherford County[edit]

In Rutherford County, State Route 16 meets State Route 99 in Eagleville.

Williamson County[edit]

Williamson, County is the location of the route's northern terminus, at a junction with U.S. Highway 31A, U.S. Highway 41A, and State Route 11.


  1. ^ "DeLorme Street Atlas USA".