Tennessee State Route 394
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|Length:||15.7 mi (25.3 km)|
|West end:||US 11W / SR 1 in Blountville|
| I-81 in Blountville
US 11E / US 19 / SR 34 in Bristol
|East end:||US 421 / SR 34 / SR 435 in Bristol|
State Route 394 (SR-394) is a west-east state highway in Sullivan County, Tennessee. It serves as southern bypass of Bristol and as a connector route from Interstate 81 (I-81) to Bristol Motor Speedway.
It begins at U.S. Route 11W (US-11W) and SR-1 north of Blountville it heads south toward Blountville just inside the Blountville corporate limits SR-394 junctions with I-81 and continues south to downtown Blountville and through a heavily congested area to junction with SR-126. After this junction it turns east through a retail area. It then passes the former Exide Technologies and has an interchange with US-11E and US-19. Just past this junction, it immediately junctions with SR-390. It then passes Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway, and then SR-394 turns more northeasterly to have a partial interchange with SR-358. SR-394 ends at US 421 and SR-34 in Bristol as the roadway continues east as SR-435 northward.
The entire route is in Sullivan County.
|Blountville||0.0||0.0||US 11W / SR 1 – Bristol, Kingsport||Western terminus|
|2.7||4.3||I-81 – Bristol, Johnson City|
|3.7||6.0||SR 126 – Bristol, Gray, Kingsport|
|Bristol||8.0||12.9||US 11E / US 19 / SR 34 – Bristol, Piney Flats, Johnson City, Bristol, Virginia||Interchange; access to Bristol Motor Speedway|
|8.3||13.4||SR 390 south – Bluff City||Northern terminus of SR-390|
|14.0||22.5||SR 358 – Bristol||Interchange|
|15.7||25.3||US 421 / SR 34 / SR 435 north – Bristol, Shady Valley, Mountain City, Bristol, Virginia||Eastern terminus of SR-394 and southern terminus of SR-435; road continues eastward as SR-435; also access to South Holston Lake|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi