Tennessee State Route 343

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State Route 343 marker

State Route 343
Major junctions
South end: US 25E / SR 32 / SR 113 south of Morristown
  US 11E / SR 34 in downtown Morristown
North end: US 25E / SR 32 in Morristown
Counties: Hamblen
Highway system
  • Tennessee State Routes

State Route 343 (SR-343) is a state highway in Morristown, Hamblen County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It serves as connector from U.S. Route 25E (US-25E) into downtown Morristown.

Route description[edit]

SR-343 begins at an intersection with US-25E south of Morristown and north of White Pine and is called South Cumberland Street. It heads north and has an interchange with SR-160 and continues north through a commercial area/retail area and into downtown Morristown. There, SR-343 has an intersection with US-11E and SR-66 at two separate intersections. At the SR-66 intersection, the name changes to North Cumberland Street and then travels north to an intersection where the Cumberland Street designation comes to an end and it becomes Buffalo Trail, the route continues north under this name and ends at US-25E on the north side of Morristown, just 0.5 miles (0.80 km) from the Hamblen–Grainger county line.

At the northern terminus there is partial interchange, traffic wanting to go northbound on US-25E from SR-343 must go follow the on ramp and go under US-25E, and traffic coming southbound on US-25E must use the on ramp from southbound US-25E. And for traffic going northbound on US-25E traffic must turn on a short side road called South Cherokee Park Road and for traffic on SR-343 wanting to go southbound US-25E must also use the side road.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Morristown, Hamblen County.

Mile km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 25E / SR 32 / SR 113 (Davy Crockett Parkway) – White Pine, Newport Southern terminus
2.3 3.7 SR 160 – Newport, Jefferson City Interchange
3.9 6.3 US 11E / SR 34 (Morris Blvd)
4.1 6.6 SR 66 (First North Street) – Jefferson City, Bulls Gap
7.5 12.1 US 25E south / SR 32 south (Davy Crockett Parkway) – Morristown
7.7 12.4 US 25E north / SR 32 north – Bean Station Northern Terminus; Interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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