State Route 162 (Pellissippi Parkway) Extension

Blount County


Transportation projects are developed in four phases: Planning and Environmental, Design, Right-of-Way and Construction. The following is a reflection of various aspects of these phases as they have occurred or will occur for State Route 162 Pellissippi Parkway Extension.

Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Prepared Spring/Summer 2009
DEIS Approved April 14, 2010
Preferred Alternative Selected June 2012
Preferred Alternative Modified (west alignment shift) July 2013
Reevaluation of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) Approved July 17, 2014
FEIS Approved September 10, 2015
FEIS Notice of Availability Published September 18, 2015
FEIS Public Review Period September - November 2015
FEIS Response to Public Review
November 2015 - Spring/Summer 2017
Record of Decision (ROD) Issued August 31, 2017
Field Survey
April - August 2018
Preliminary Design Began
September 2018
Design Public Meetings (virtual)
April 15-29, 2021
Design Public Meeting (in-person) September 21, 2021
Updated Displays and Comments Posted from Virtual and In-person Design Public Meetings September 22, 2022

To view electronic copies of the DEIS, FEIS, ROD, or other project-related documents, visit theĀ Library section for this project.