More Roads Closed Throughout East Tennessee

‪Multiple roads throughout Knoxville are flooded, some impassable, due to the heavy rain including the 8300 block of Kingston Pike where vehicles became stuck in the high water. Never attempt to cross flooded roads. Exercise extreme caution if you must be out. (Knoxville Police Department)

‪TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple roads throughout Knoxville are flooded, some impassable, due to the heavy rain including the 8300 block of Kingston Pike where vehicles became stuck in the high water. Never attempt to cross flooded roads. Exercise extreme caution if you must be out. | Photo Knoxville Police Department
Photo Knoxville Police Department

Turn around,

Don’t drown!

Also …

Don’t cross road closed barricades!

More Road Closures …

Or a list of roads with flooded, high or elevating waters

  1. McPhee Boyd Station under train bridge (Knoxville)
  2. Millertown Pike (Knoxville)
  3. Hardin Valley (Knoxville)
  4. McClung Avenue (Knoxville)
  5. Westland & Gallagher Road (Knoxville)
  6. Off Broadway Knox Road & Fair Drive (Knoxville) where a Firetruck is stuck
  7. Chuckey Pike (Jefferson City)
  8. Old Andrew Johnson Highway (Jefferson City)
  9. Collins Road (Jefferson City)
  10. Groseclose Road (Jefferson City)
  11. Hwy. 92 North (Jefferson City)
  12. Piedmont Road (New Market)
  13. Bell Road & Fred Sharp Road (White Pine)
  14. Catholic at Cedar Bluff (Knoxville)
  15. North Broadway (North Knoxville)
  16. Ashley Oaks Subdivisions (Strawberry Plains)
  17. 11-E near New Market Baptist Church (New Market)
  18. Rock slide just closed down 92 between Bush beans and Indian Creek (Dandridge)
  19. West Price Road (Dandridge)
  20. Westbound Interstate 40 near Exit 407 
  21. TN 139 in Jefferson County
  22. Dixie Lee Junction in Loudon County (crews are implementing a detour)
  23. East Emory Road near Jim Wolfe Road and Longmire Road
  24. TN 131 at Karns railroad underpass
  25. TN 331 at Fountain Gate subdivision
  26. TN 131 near Bell Road 
  27. TN 297 in Campbell County (Newcomb area)
  28. TN 113 in Hawkins (town of Saint Clair closed to traffic)
  29. TN 34 in Hamblen County closed at the Pizza Plus in Russellville
  30. Hwy 70 Hawkins County due to mudslide
  31. Emory Road in the Halls Community Of Knoxville
  32. Campbell Station Road and I-40 (Farragut)
  33. more to come as they come in

If you know of any road closures due to flooding in East Tennessee, please let us know.

List from Jefferson County E-911

per KAT Knoxville Area Transit …

🛑 Several of our routes are unable to service large portions of the city. The weather has caused dangerous conditions and we ask if you do not HAVE to go out, please stay home. Road conditions are changing by the minute and we will do our best to update here but for specific route updates please call 865-637-3000.

Per Knoxville Police Department

These aren’t all of them, but Knoxville Police tweeted out the following road closures:

  • Chapman Highway at Dick Ford Lane
  • Broadway at Walker Boulevard 
  • Walker Blvd at Whittle Springs 
  • Ault Road at Shangri-La Drive
  • Hollywood Road at Kelly Place
  • Carnation Drive at Clifton Road
  • McKamey Road at Matlock Drive
  • Hollywood Road at Sutherland Avenue
  • Sutherland Avenue at Papermill Road
  • Cedar Bluff Road at Dutchtown Road
  • Mineral Springs Avenue at Walker Boulevard
  • Mildred Drive at Woodhaven Drive
  • Concord Street at railroad tracks
  • Hembolt Road at Creekhead Drive
  • Black Oak Drive at Oak Road 
  • Hall of Fame Drive at Sixth Avenue
  • Broadway at McCroskey Avenue
  • Beverly Road at Oakland Drive
  • Sutherland Avenue at Concord Street 
  • Kingston Pike at Downtown West Boulevard
  • Third Creek Road at Middlebrook Pike
  • Cross Park Drive at Bridgewater Road
  • Capitol Drive at Kingston Pike
  • Middlebrook Pike at Dowell Springs Boulevard
  • Dutch Valley Drive at Old Broadway
  • Central at Corum 
  • Tenwood Drive at Knott Avenue
  • Tazewell Pike at Fountain Gate Road
  • Chapman Highway at Stone Road
  • Woodrow Drive at Broadway
  • Sutherland Avenue at Cox Street
  • Wrights Ferry Road at South Northshore Drive
  • Kingston Pike at Cedar Bluff Road
  • Kingston Pike at North Peters Road
  • Kingston Pike at Ebenezer Drive
  • Cedar Bluff at Parkwest Drive
  • Western Avenue at Sanderson Avenue
  • 6th Ave at Glenwood Avenue
  • Bernard Avenue at railroad tracks
  • Loves Creek Road at Rutledge Pike
  • Cedar Lane at Knox Road
  • Chilhowee Drive in front of Holston Middle School
  • Callahan Drive at Central


TDOT reported localized flooding on the following roads:

  • Interstate 40 near Exit 407
  • State Route 139 in Jefferson County
  • Dixie Lee Junction in Loudon County
  • State Route 72 in Loudon (also reported: downed trees and utility lines)
  • State Route 331 East Emory near Jim Wolfe and Longmire, also at Fountaingate subdivision
  • State Route 131 at the Karns railroad underpass and Bell Road
  • State Route 297 in Campbell in the Newcomb area
  • State Route 113 in Hawkins County partially closed to traffic
  • State Route 34 in Russellville
  • US-11 is closed in Loudon County at the 13 mile marker; there is flooding near Chrisman Road in Lenoir City, near the intersection of SR-73 (US-321)
  • State Route 72 in Roane County
  • State Route 61 in Roane County near the Junction of SR-327
  • State Route 61 in Union County near Jim Town Road
  • State Route 338 in Sevier County between the 13 and 14 mile marker
  • US 411 in Sevier County near blowing caves
  • State Route 139 in Jefferson County near the Berry Ridge Subdivision
  • State Route 35 in Blount County

Oak Ridge Police Department

  • Gum Hollow Rd
  • Highway 95 between Imperium Drive and Rairity Oaks Parkway
  • Jefferson Avenue at Jefferson Circle and Royce Circle

Blount County Sheriff’s Office

  • East Lamar Alexander Parkway
  • Sevierville Road at Keeble Road
  • River Ford Road at Pea Ridge Road
  • Park Drive at East Lincoln
  • Cloyds Church Road at Marble Hill Road
  • Cross Creek Drive at Helmsley Drive
  • John Helton Road
  • Gateway Road
  • Binfield Road at Railroad Bridge
  • Ellejoy at Temple
  • Tabernacle Church to Old Niles Ferry
  • U.S. Highway 411 South at Binfield

Grainger County dispatch

  • Emory Road and McKinney Road
  • Willis at County Line Road
  • Knob Road between Lester Whitt Road and Cooper Road
  • Lower ends of Lee Lake Road
  • Clinch Valley Drive

Hamblen County dispatch:

  • Spencer Hill at Long Creek Road
  • Buell Chapel Road
  • Clyde Thomas Road
  • Robinson Creek at Robins Circle
  • Old Russellville Pike

Sevier County Sheriffs Office

  • Old Knoxville At Oak Haven
  • New Era at Seagle Landscaping
  • New Era at Apple Valley
  • 140 Block of White School Road
  • White School at Dynamite
  • 1500 Block of Dupont Road 
  • Greenbriar at GSMNP
  • 900 Block of White School Road
  • Mill Creek at Rush Branch
  • Wears Valley Rd at Valley View
  • River Divide at West New Era
  • Ridge Road at Compost Center
  • Dupont Road at South Delozie
  • Russie Gap at Waldens Creek
  • Goose Gap at Waldens Creek
  • Old Newport at Heritage Propane
  • Old Newport at Hattie Creek
  • Old Newport at Fairgarden

rockslide, according to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office:

  • 1300 Block of Upper Middle Creek Road
  • Mill Creek Road at Rush Branch
  • 4500 Block of Wilderness Plateau

Update Follow is on Facebook as we are sharing flooding and closures.

updated 2/22/19 3:50 pm


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