Tennessee State Route 322

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State Route 322

SR 322 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length22.0 mi (35.4 km)
ExistedJuly 1, 1983[1]–present
Major junctions
West end SR 72 in Paint Rock
Major intersections I-75 in Sweetwater
US 11 in Sweetwater
East end SR 72 in Vonore
CountryUnited States
CountiesRoane, Loudon, Monroe
Highway system
SR 321 SR 323

State Route 322 (SR 322) is an east–west state highway in East Tennessee, connecting Paint Rock with Vonore via Sweetwater. It serves as an alternate route for SR 72, bypassing Loudon.

Route description

SR 322 begins in Roane County in Paint Rock at an intersection with SR 72. It goes southeast as Sweetwater Road and traverses some ridges and valleys before curving east to enter farmland and shortly passing through the southernmost part of Loudon County. SR 322 then crosses in Monroe County as Oakland Road to enter Sweetwater at an interchange with I-75 (Exit 62). It continues east to bypass downtown to the north and have an intersection with US 11/SR 2. The highway then leaves Sweetwater and continues east through farmland as Sweetwater Vonore Road. SR 322 then makes a sharp right at an intersection with Loudon Road before crossing over a ridge and coming to an end at another intersection with SR 72 at the northwest corner of Vonore.[2]

Major intersections

RoanePaint Rock0.00.0 SR 72 (Loudon Highway) – Kingston, Midway, LoudonWestern terminus
LoudonNo major intersections
MonroeSweetwater I-75 – Chattanooga, KnoxvilleI-75 exit 62
US 11 (N Main Street/SR 2) – Athens, Niota, Philadelphia, Loudon
Vonore22.035.4 SR 72 – Loudon, VonoreEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ "The Road To 100 Years" (PDF). Tennessee Road Builder. Vol. 17, no. 5. September 2014. p. 22. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Google (August 2, 2019). "State Route 322" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 2, 2019.