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Norris Freeway recognized as a National Scenic Byway

Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin By Michael Carberry, Norris Planning Commissioner The Norris Freeway was recently recognized as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The route runs along U.S.441 for roughly 30 miles from Rocky Top to Hall’s Crossroads. The National Scenic Byway concept was formed …

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FIVE TENNESSEE ROUTES EARN FEDERAL SCENIC DESIGNATION

Nashville, TN – Five Tennessee routes have been designated as either a National Scenic Byway or All-American Road by the U.S. Department of Transportation. These Tennessee routes are added to the collection of 144 American roads that have earned a designation based upon their archeological, cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and …

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Norris Freeway proposed for National Scenic Byway designation

Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin The Norris Freeway is among 64 nominations under consideration by the U.S. Department of Transportation to receive federal recognition as a National Scenic Byway. Scenic Byways tell unique stories about the landscape, and historic and recreation resources that unfold before byway travelers. Currently, 150 roadways …

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