U.S. Route 76 in Tennessee

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U.S. Route 76 marker

U.S. Route 76
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length: 8.9 mi[1] (14.3 km)
Existed: 1926 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 41 / US 72 / SR 8 / SR 17 in Chattanooga
  I-24 in Chattanooga
I-75 in East Ridge
East end: US 41 / US 76 / SR 3 at the Georgia state line east of Lakeview
Location
Counties: Hamilton
Highway system
SR 75 SR 76

U.S. Route 76 (US 76) is an east–west U.S. highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its route is almost entirely in Chattanooga.

Route description[edit]

US 76 begins at an intersection with US 41/US 72/SR 8/SR 2 (Broad Street) in downtown Chattanooga. It goes east, concurrent with US 41/SR 8/SR 17 (as Main Street) through some industrial areas before entering suburbs and coming to an intersection with South Willow Street, where SR 17 splits off and goes north. US 41/US 76/SR 8 then comes to an intersection with US 11/US 64/SR 2 (Dodds Avenue), where they turn south to become concurrent with that for a short distance before US 11/US 64/SR turn east onto East 23rd Avenue while US 41/US 76/SR 8 turn southeast onto Westside Drive and have an interchange with I-24 (Exit 181A). They then turn east again pass through the Bachman Tubes, leaving Chattanooga and entering the City of East Ridge. They pass through the city and then have an interchange with I-75 (Exit 1 southbound; 1 A/B northbound) before crossing into Georgia, where SR 8 ends and US 41/US 76 become concurrent with Georgia State Route 3, which begins here. The entire route of US 76 in Tennessee is in Hamilton County and is concurrent with US 41 and SR 8.

History[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Hamilton County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Chattanooga 0.0 0.0 US 41 north / US 72 / SR 8 north / SR 17 south (Broad Street) Western terminus; western end of US 41/SR 8 and SR 17 concurrencies
2.1 3.4 SR 17 north (Willow Street) Eastern end of SR 17 concurrency
2.6 4.2 US 11 north / US 64 east / SR 2 east (Dodds Avenue) Western end of US 11 and US 64/SR 2 concurrencies
3.1 5.0 US 11 south / US 64 west / SR 2 west (East 23rd Street) Eastern end of US 11 and US 64/SR 2 concurrencies
3.2 5.1 I-24 west – Nashville, Birmingham Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
East Ridge 7.9 12.7 I-75 – Chattanooga, Atlanta Exit 1 southbound; Exit 1A/B northbound
8.9 14.3 US 41 east / US 76 east / SR 3 east – Dalton Continuation into Georgia; eastern end of SR 8 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Google (February 12, 2013). "U.S. Route 76 in Tennessee" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 

External links[edit]


U.S. Route 76
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Tennessee Next state:
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