Tennessee State Route 70

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State Route 70 primary marker State Route 70 secondary marker

State Route 70
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length: 64.9 mi[1] (104.4 km)
Major junctions
South end: NC 208 near Greeneville
  US 321 / SR 35 / SR 107 / SR 350 at Greeneville
US 11E / SR 34 at Greeneville
I-81 near Romeo
SR 66 near Rogersville
US 11W / SR 1 at Rogersville
SR 347 at Rogersville
SR 94 near Rogersville
SR 33 at Kyles Ford
North end: SR 70 at Kyles Ford
Location
Counties: Greene, Hawkins, Hancock
Highway system
  • Tennessee State Routes
US 70S SR 71

State Route 70 is a state-maintained highway in eastern Tennessee, beginning at the border with North Carolina in the midst of the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains and ending at the Virginia border in the extremely rural and mountainous terrain of Hancock County.

The highway travels through both Greeneville and Rogersville, bisecting Interstate 81 between the two towns.

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County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Greene   0.00 0.00 NC 208 south – Marshall, Asheville Southern terminus of TN-70
South Greene SR 107 west (Houston Valley Road) – Del Rio Southern end of SR-107 concurrency
SR 351 north (SR-107 Cutoff) – Tusculum, Erwin Southern terminus of SR-351
Greeneville US 321 (West Main Street) / SR 35 / SR 107 east – Newport, Downtown Greeneville Northern End of concurrency with SR-107; Southern end of concurrency with US-321 Truck

US 11E Bus. north / SR 350 south (West Summer Street)
Southern end of concurrency with US-11E Business; Northern terminus of SR-350
US 11E south / SR 34 south (West Andrew Johnson Highway) – Mosheim, Bulls Gap, Morristown Southern terminus of US-11E Business; Southern end of US-11E/SR-34 concurrency; Interchange, road continues west as Blue Springs Parkway

US 11E north / US 321 Truck north / SR 34 north (West Andrew Johnson Highway) – Tusculum, Jonesborough, Johnson City
Northern end of US-11E/US-321 Truck/SR-34 concurrency
Romeo I-81 – Bristol, Knoxville Interchange
Horton Highway – Baileyton
Hawkins Persia SR 66 south – Bulls Gap Southern end of SR-66 concurrency
Rogersville West Main Street – Downtown Rogersville Interchange; No access from southbound SR-66/SR-70
US 11W south / SR 1 south – Mooresburg, Bean Station SR 66 north – Sneedville Northern end of SR-66 concurrency; Southern end of US-11W/SR-1 concurrency; Interchange
US 11W north / SR 1 north – Church Hill SR 347 east (East Main Street) – Downtown Rogersville, Sullivan Gardens Northern end of US-11W/SR-1 concurrency; Western terminus of SR-347; Interchange
  SR 94 west (Pressmen's Home Road) – Pressmen's Home Eastern terminus of SR-94
Hancock Kyles Ford SR 33 north – Clinchport Southern/Northern end of SR-33 wrong-way concurrency
SR 33 south – Sneedville Northern/Southern end of SR-33 wrong-way concurrency
Blackwater SR 70 north (Trail of the Lonesome Pine Road) – Jonesville Northern terminus TN-70
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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