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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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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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