State Route 162
*The Pellissippi Parkway is a major highway in Knox and Blount counties in the Knoxville metropolitan area in Tennessee that extends from State Route 62 at Solway to SR 33 in Alcoa. The central portion of the Pellissippi Parkway is included in the Interstate Highway System and is designated Interstate 140 (I-140), while the remainder is designated as State Route 162 (SR 162). The highway takes its name from an older name for the Clinch River of Native American origin. The Pellissippi Parkway begins at SR 162's northern terminus at a directional interchange with SR 62 (Oak Ridge Highway) at the east end of the unincorporated community of Solway in western Knox County on the eastside of the Clinch River from Oak Ridge. There is no direct access from westbound SR 62 to the parkway. The Pellissippi Parkway heads southeast as a limited-access four-lane divided highway. The highway crosses Beaver Creek and has a four-ramp partial cloverleaf interchange with Hardin Valley Road, which provides access to Pellissippi State Community College. The Pellissippi Parkway then has another partial cloverleaf interchange with SR 131 (Lovell Road). A short distance later, the Interstate 140 designation begins just northwest of a partial cloverleaf interchange with Dutchtown Road. There, the Pellissippi Parkway enters the western end of the city of Knoxville, and is paralleled on both sides by frontage roads south for about 1⁄2 mile (0.80 km) to a large interchange with I-40 and I-75.
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