State Route 35 (US 411)

Jefferson & Sevier Counties
SR 35 US 411 Sims Pic

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is conducting improvements on State Route 35 (US 411) in Jefferson and Sevier Counties. The project will take place on State Route 35 from near Sims Road, in Sevier County, to Chestnut Hill at SR 92, in Jefferson County, and will be 3.778 miles of entirely new alignment. This project is the third phase of construction of SR 35.

The new section of SR 35  consist of five 12-foot travel lanes, including a 12-foot center turn lane, and 12-foot shoulders (teen feet paved). The project also includes the construction of five box culverts on SR 35, one box culvert on Dickey School Road, and one box bridge over Flat Creek on SR 35. This project also includes improvements to SR 35's existing alignment, but does not include sidewalks or ADA ramps.

Current Status:  March 8, 2024

Site stabilization continues in select areas throughout the project. Electrical installation has started. Jones Brothers Construction has begun placing Graded Solid Rock at Station 173+88. Charles Blalock and Sons has completed the Box Culvert at Station 173+88. Charles
Blalock and Sons is constructing the Box Culvert at 215+37.52.

Construction start:  May 2023  

Estimated completion*: October 2026

Funding Type: 80% Federal, 20% State  



Traffic Impacts 

After the contractor completes initial project activities and prepares to begin major construction, TDOT will announce any impacts to traffic.

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History and Background

SR 35 is a major corridor from Greenville to Maryville. The purpose of the project is to create a safer, more efficient route for SR 35.



Project Imagery & Visuals 

CNX119 Station 68+00 Wetland 7
CNX119 Station 173+00


Project Contacts

Mark Nagi
TDOT Region 1 Community Relations Officer (media)
Phone: 865.594.0161