Interstate 640 provides a bypass around Downtown Knoxville for travelers along I-40. The urban loop overlaps with Interstate 75 for 3.60 miles between I-40 at Marble City and I-275 at Inskip. The freeway generally runs along the north side of Sharp Hill. It crosses the hill by the former Knoxville Center mall at Washington Pike.
Interstate 640 Tennessee Guides
Prior to 1980, Interstate 75 followed I-275 south to I-40 directly by Downtown Knoxville. The route was realigned alongside I-640 to shift through traffic away from the city center.
|SR 62 (Western Avenue) connects with I-75/640 at the West Haven neighborhood in Knoxville. 01/16/19|
|Passing north of Richmond Hill, SR 62 (Western Avenue) west enters a six-ramp parclo interchange with I-75/640 beyond Sanderson Road. 01/16/19|
|I-75/640 arc northeast to U.S. 25W (Clinton Highway) and their split at I-275. The two continue south from SR 62 (Western Avenue) to I-40 by Marble City in Knoxville. 01/16/19|
|Old Broadway (former SR 331) north meets U.S. 441 (N Broadway) at a half diamond interchange adjacent to I-640/U.S. 25W at Fountain City in Knoxville. 01/16/19|
|Old Broadway crosses First Creek ahead of the entrance ramp for U.S. 441 (N Broadway) south and I-640 west. 01/16/19|
|The exchange joining U.S. 441 (N Broadway) with I-640 adjacent to Old Broadway was redesigned in 2018/19. 01/16/19|
01/16/19 by AARoads
Page Updated 06-23-2021.