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U.S. 11E U.S. 19 North
U.S. 11E/19 enter Bristol Virginia from Volunteer Parkway in Bristol, Tennessee. The tandem immediately meet U.S. 421/U.S. 11-19 Truck at Goode Street. U.S. 421 and company travel west from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard via Cumberland Street west to Piedmont Avenue south to Goode Street west. 05/31/07
Northbound Commonwealth Avenue at the merge with U.S. 421 north. U.S. 19 Truck south ends while U.S. 11 Truck in a sense continues north to the U.S. 11E merge with U.S. 11W at Euclid Avenue. U.S. 421 follows Commonwealth Avenue to U.S. 11W (Euclid Avenue) west. 05/31/07
U.S. 11E U.S. 19 U.S. 421 North
Reassurance shields for U.S. 11E-19-421 posted on Commonwealth Avenue north after Goode Street. Much of the area to the west is industrial due to the parallel railroad line. 05/31/07
Commonwealth Avenue bends northwest from Highland Avenue to meet Euclid Avenue. U.S. 11E ends. U.S. 11W begins and follows Euclid Avenue west with U.S. 421. U.S. 11 reforms along Euclid Avenue north with U.S. 19. 05/31/07
Commonwealth Avenue continues north from U.S. 11-11E-11W-19-421 to become unsigned SR 381 north to Interstate 381. SR 381 shields were taken down by May 2007. 05/31/07
U.S. 11W south / U.S. 421 north follow Euclid Avenue to the Tennessee state line intersection with Gate City Highway. U.S. 421 travels west from there to merge with U.S. 58 en route to Weber City and Gate City. U.S. 11W travels west to Kingsport.
U.S. 11/19 meanwhile follow Euclid Avenue onto the Lee Highway, paralleling the Interstate 81 corridor to Abingdon. 05/31/07
U.S. 11 U.S. 19 North
U.S. 11/19 reassurance shields posted after the intersection with Commonwealth Avenue (U.S. 11E-11W-421). 05/31/07
Euclid Avenue gains a landscaped median to Chester Street. This view looks east along U.S. 11/19 ahead of Prince Street. 05/31/07
U.S. 11/19 (Lee Highway) cross paths with I-81/U.S. 58 just north of Old Abingdon Pike on the north side of Bristol. Old Abingdon Pike winds southward to McChensey Heights from the four-lane highway. 05/31/07
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The northbound on-ramp to I-81/U.S. 58 departs immediately after the traffic light with Old Abingdon Pike. U.S. 58 follows Interstate 81 between Exits 1 and 19. U.S. 58 used to follow U.S. 11/19 eastward from Bristol, but the designation was relocated onto the freeway by 1966.1 05/31/07
U.S. 11/19 (Lee Highway) north at the southbound on-ramp to I-81/U.S. 58. The pair next meet Interstate 381 south to downtown Bristol. 05/31/07
U.S. 11 U.S. 19 South
U.S. 11 splits into separate branches at the Euclid Avenue intersection with Commonwealth Avenue in Bristol. U.S. 11W travels west along Euclid Avenue with U.S. 421 toward their split at the state line. U.S. 11E heads south with U.S. 19/421 onto Commonwealth Avenue to Bristol, Tennessee. 05/31/07
Commonwealth Avenue continues north from U.S. 11E/19 as unsigned SR 381 (note the missing shield on this assembly) to Interstate 381 north. U.S. 11E and U.S. 11W recombine into U.S. 11 at Knoxville, Tennessee. 05/31/07
U.S. 11E U.S. 19 U.S. 421 South
U.S. 11E begins south alongside U.S. 19/421 and U.S. 11-19 Truck northbound along Commonwealth Avenue to Bristol, Tennessee. 05/31/07
U.S. 421 south / U.S. 11-19 Truck north part ways with U.S. 11E/19 south at the Commonwealth Avenue intersection with Goode Street. Goode Street carries the trio eastward to Piedmont avenue north. 05/31/07
U.S. 421 south leaves U.S. 11/19 south one block north of State Street, the boundary between Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee. U.S. 421/U.S. 11-19 Truck travel a convoluted route using Goode Street east, Piedmont Avenue north and Cumberland Street east to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. U.S. 421 follows MLK Boulevard south into Tennessee, turning east onto a new alignment at Anderson Street; U.S. 11/19 Truck follow MLK Boulevard north onto Moore Avenue and U.S. 11/19 (Lee Highway). 05/31/07
U.S. 11E U.S. 19 South
U.S. 11/19E (Commonwealth Avenue) continue south to meet State Street. State Street leads east to U.S. 421 and Tennessee Route 34 and west to the split of U.S. 421/11W at Gate City Highway. 05/31/07
The first southbound shields for U.S. 11E/19 posted along Volunteer Parkway in Bristol, Tennessee. 05/31/07

  1. US 58 @ Virginia Highways Project

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05/31/07 by AARoads and Carter Buchanan

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U.S. 11
U.S. 11E
U.S. 11W
U.S. 421
Interstate 381 / State Route 381
Interstate 81
U.S. 58

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