Highway Department

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                                                    Jeff Headrick
                                                   Superintendent
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Mission Statement

The Blount County Highway Department is a professional and united team dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Blount County. We make every effort to maximize the efficient, effective use of our resources in the support, maintenance and upkeep of our county infrastructure. We are committed to the safety of our citizens and providing the highest level of service to the community that our budget allows.

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Roads List 2018

"The right-of-way measurements are an approximation in this document. In order to get true right-or-way measurements on each property the deed must be pulled in the Registers Office at the Blount County Courthouse, 341 Court Street, Maryville, TN 37804."

The Blount County Highway Department will start paving Airbase Road on Monday August 8, weather permitting. The crews will start around 7:30am and stop around 3:30pm each day, Monday through Thursday. The project will start at the intersection of Airbase Road and State Route 129, Alcoa Highway. Likewise, the crews will pave one lane at a time with a work zone set up to allow traffic to pass. The anticipated duration is August 8th to August 19th, including pavement striping. We will provide daily updates on the status of the project.  

Notice of Road Closure

TDOT is working on the Foothills Parkway and will close the road for repairs. Attached is an updated PDF of the Road Closure map regarding the paving project on Foothills Parkway near Flats Road. The map area is extended out with a map inset highlighting the area coming off Foothills Parkway where the signage will be placed.  

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Road Closure: Blount Co. - SIA: Industrial Access Serving Project Python Meteor

The above referenced project will require the Tennessee Department of Transportation to close portions of Proffitt Springs Road and Louisville Loop during construction. During the road closures, traffic will be detoured south on Proffitt Springs Road to S.R. 335 (W. Hunt Road), then east to S.R. 334 (Louisville Road).

NOTICE OF BRIDGE CLOSURE


The bridge on Big Elm Rd in the Trigonia Community is closed for

inspection and repairs. Please plan your commute and travel time

accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Mowing Season

It's that time of year again and our vegetation crews have started mowing all over the county. Please be cautious when approaching and watch for flagmen. We want everyone to be safe and have a great summer in our beautiful county.

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NOTICE:
The North Springview Bridge project is entering it final phase. Please be patient while we complete this project. There are flagmen onsite, please be aware of workers and equipment in the area. 
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Our men worked very hard on the Kinzel springs swinging bridge to make it safe and enjoyable for everyone
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Morganton Road

Blount County and the City of Maryville have partnered with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to embark on a planning process to result in the improvement of approximately 2.3 miles of Morganton Road from it’s intersection with Foothills Mall Drive to the intersection of William Blount Drive.  

 

HELLO NEIGHBORS!
The Blount County Highway Department in concert with the City of Maryville and in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration is taking the first step toward improving Morganton Road from Foothills Mall Drive to William Blount Drive. As discussed in our Public Meeting (9-13-18), you will begin to see members of our professional design team conducting field investigations in the project area. They may be on your property. We are asking for your understanding in allowing this work to be accomplished. We do not expect this work to be destructive. Any/all sampling sites will be restored to their present condition. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Public Meeting

Visit our "work in progress" section for updates on road work in the county and our "Inter-Department Links" section to meet all of our crews and see pictures of their work 
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Please visit our "Recycle Center Website" linked below

Click the link below to see what is accepted at our facility

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We are open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:00am - 4:30pm. We are Located at 331 Levi street, one street down from the Blount County Operations Center off of McArthur Rd.

We are here to help answer all of your Recycle questions at 865-268-3238, please leave a message if there is no answer and we will call you back or call 865-982-4652
  1. Highway Department

    Physical Address
    1227 McArthur Road
    Operations Center
    Maryville, TN 37804


    Directions

    Phone: 865-982-4652


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