Tennessee State Route 61

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State Route 61 primary marker State Route 61 secondary marker

State Route 61
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length: 81.67 mi (131.44 km)
Major junctions
West end: US 27 / US 70 / SR 1 / SR 29 at Rockwood
  I-40 near Rockwood
US 27 / SR 29 at De Armond
US 25W / SR 9 at Clinton
I-75 near Bethel
US 441 / SR 71 near Andersonville
SR 33 at Paulette
SR 33 at Maynardville
East end: US 11W / SR 1 at Blaine
Location
Counties: Roane, Anderson, Union, Knox, Grainger
Highway system
  • Tennessee State Routes
US 61 SR 62

State Route 61 is a west-to-east highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee that is 69 miles (111 km) long.

State Route 61 begins in Roane County, and it ends in Grainger County.

Counties traversed (west to east)[edit]

Sign on Interstate 75 for TN 61.

State Route 61 traverses the counties shown in the table below.

Counties traversed by State Route 61
County miles kilometers
Roane 18.2 29.3
Anderson 28.3 45.5
Knox 1.6 2.6
Grainger 1.2 2.0
Union 19.9 32.0

Junction list[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Roane Rockwood 0.00 0.00 US 27 south (North Gateway Avenue) / US 70 / SR 29 / SR 1 (North Gateway Avenue, Roane State Highway) – Midtown, Kingston, Spring City, Crab Orchard Western terminus; Western end of US 27 overlap
SR 382 south (Patton Lane) – Roane State Community College Northern terminus of SR 382
Harriman I-40 – Knoxville, Cookeville I-40 exit, 347
SR 29 south (Ruritan Road) – Midtown Western end of SR 29 overlap
SR 328 north (Georgia Avenue Northwest) – Oakdale Southern terminus of SR 328
  US 27 north / SR 29 (Hannah Highway) – Wartburg, Onieda Eastern end of US 27/SR 29 overlap
Blair SR 327 south (Blair Road) – Oak Ridge Northern terminus of SR 327
Oliver Springs SR 62 west (Knoxville Highway) – Coalfield, Wartburg SR 330 north – Downtown Oliver Springs Western end of SR 62 concurrency; Southern terminus of SR 330
Anderson Downtown Oliver Springs To SR 330 (Spring Street) – Briceville Westbound Interchange only; No Eastbound access
SR 62 (North Illinois Avenue) – Oak Ridge, Alcoa, Knoxville Eastern end of SR 62 concurrency
Oak Ridge SR 95 south (Oak Ridge Turnpike) – Oak Ridge Northern terminus of SR 95
Clinton US 25W / SR 9 (South Main Street) – Rocky Top, Powell
I-75 – Knoxville, Jellico, Lexington I-75, exit 122
Norris US 441 north / SR 71 – Norris Dam State Park, Norris Dam, Rocky Top Western end of US 441/SR 71 concurrency
US 441 south / SR 71 – Halls Crossroads, Knoxville Eastern end of US 441/SR 71 concurrency
Union New Loyston SR 170 east (Hickory Valley Road) – Hickory Star
SR 170 west (Hickory Valley Road) Eastern/Western end of SR 170 wrong-way concurrency
Paulette SR 33 south (Maynardville Highway) – Halls Crossroads, Knoxville Western end of SR 33 concurrency
Maynardville SR 144 west (Hickory Star Road) – Hickory Star Western end of SR 144 concurrency
SR 144 east (Ailor Gap Road) – Plainview Eastern end of SR 144 concurrency
SR 33 (Maynardville Highway) – New Tazewell Eastern end of SR 33 concurrency
  SR 370 south (Bull Run Road) Northern terminus of SR 370
Luttrell SR 131 north – Washburn Western end of SR 131 concurrency
SR 131 south – Plainview, Knoxville Eastern end of SR 131 concurrency
Knox Corryton SR 331 south (Washington Pike) – Knoxville, Corryton Northern terminus of SR 331
Grainger Blaine US 11W / SR 1 (Rutledge Pike) – Rutledge, Mascot, Knoxville Eastern terminus of SR 61
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tennessee Department of Transportation (24 January 2003). "State Highway and Interstate List 2003".

External links[edit]