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State Route 71 (US 441) Chapman Highway Improvements

Knox, Blount, and Sevier Counties


Transportation projects are developed in four phases: Planning and Environmental, Design, Right-of-Way and Construction. Proposed improvements to State Route 71 (US 441/Chapman Highway) consist of six roadway projects.  The status of each project is listed below.

Section Phase Date
Knox, Blount, and Sevier Counties    
from Blount Avenue to SR 338 (Boyds Creek Highway)
Engineering Forecasted for Construction in 2023 (IMPROVE Act Funding)
Knox County    
intersection at SR 168 (John Sevier Highway)
Completed June 2016
from Hendron Chapel Road to Simpson Road Design Forecasted for Construction in 3rd Quarter 2020 (pending funding)
Knox and Blount Counties
from Evans Road to Burnett Lane Construction Estimated Completion of August 2020
Sevier County    
from Macon Lane to SR 338 (Boyds Creek Highway) Construction Estimated Completion of October 2020
from Foothills Drive to Fred King Lane Completed December 2016

*All forecasted dates are subject to change.