Road Information

Interstate 40 in Tennessee Total Mileage in State: 455 miles
Eastern End: At North Carolina state line
Western End: At Arkansas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 34 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Cocke, Jefferson
Major Junctions in Photos: I-81, near Dandridge
Control Cities in Photos: Newport, Dandridge

Westbound

   

Tennessee welcome sign as Interstate 40 West enters the state from North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 451: Waterville Rd  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 449.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 447: Hartford Rd  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 446.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 445.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 443 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 444. The speed limit on most rural Tennessee freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 443: Foothills Pky / Gatlinburg / Great Smoky Mts National Park  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 440: To US 321 / SR 73 - Wilton Springs Rd / Gatlinburg  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 436.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 435: US 321 / TN 32 - Newport / Gatlinburg  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 432B: US 25W / US 70 East - Newport  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 432A: US 411 South - Sevierville  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 430.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

For no apparent reason, near mile marker 429 the speed limit drops to 65 mph and 55 mph for trucks.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 428.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 424: SR 113 - Dandridge / White Pine  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 421 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 421: Interstate 81 North - Bristol  (Photo taken 5/18/11).