Tennessee State Route 58

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State Route 58

TN 58; primary in red, secondary in blue
Route information
Maintained by TDOT
Length94.94 mi (152.79 km)
ExistedOctober 1, 1923[1]–present
Major junctions
South end SR 157 at Georgia State Line in Lookout Mountain
Major intersections
North end SR 95 in Oak Ridge
CountryUnited States
CountiesHamilton, Meigs, Roane
Highway system
US 58 SR 59

State Route 58 (SR 58), also locally called "Highway 58", is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee that serves as a major route for many communities in Roane, Meigs, and Hamilton counties.

The section of SR 58 in Chattanooga between SR 153 and Riverside Drive, connecting with SR 319, is known as "Amnicola Highway". The main campus of Chattanooga State Community College is commonly known as the Amnicola campus due to its location on Amnicola Highway.

SR 58 joins I-40 for part of its route in Roane County, from the Kingston exit (352) east to the Oak Ridge exit (356) west of Oak Ridge.[2]

Route description

Hamilton County

SR 58 begins as a secondary highway, known as Ochs Highway,[3] in Hamilton County at the Georgia state line in Lookout Mountain, where the road continues southward as SR 157. It goes north through Lookout Mountain before leaving the scenic town at an intersection and becoming concurrent with SR 17 and entering Chattanooga. In a largely unsigned segment, it then enters downtown via Tennessee Avenue, West 40th Street, Alton Park Boulevard, and Market Street.[3] Along Market Street, it has an interchange with I-24/US 27 before turning west at West 20th St for a short concurrency with US 64/US 11/SR 2. It continues as Riverfront Parkway, eventually intersecting with SR 316 and turning east, passing under the P. R. Olgiati Bridge. SR 58 then travels along the banks of the Tennessee River at the northern edge of downtown before leaving, interchanging and becoming concurrent with SR 319. It then comes to an interchange with the SR 153 freeway, where SR 58 becomes concurrent with it and SR 319 ends, just south of the Chickamauga Dam. SR 58 becomes a primary highway and follows SR 153 south for a short distance until the interchange with SR 17, where they separate and SR 58 continues east, paralleling Chickamauga Lake/Tennessee River once again. SR 58 then goes east and leaves Chattanooga, entering Harrison. It goes straight through Harrison before turning north and crossing Chickamauga Lake, leaving Harrison. SR 58 then intersects and has a short concurrency with SR 312 in the community of Snow Hill, just west of Ooltewah. It continues north to Georgetown, where it has an intersection with SR 60 before crossing into Meigs County.

Meigs County

In Meigs County, it has an intersection with SR 306 before crossing the Hiwassee River. SR 58 then continues north through the flat fertile farmland of Meigs County before entering Decatur and intersecting SR 30. SR 58 then goes through downtown to intersect SR 304 before going through a small business and residential district before leaving Decatur, continuing north. It continues through farmland to Ten Mile, where it intersects with SR 68. It continues north through Ten Mile, and enters Roane County.

Roane County

It continues through rural southeast Roane county to an intersection with SR 72 just west of Midway. It continues north and has another intersection with SR 304 before crossing Watts Bar Lake and entering Kingston, immediately passing by Fort Southwest Point. It then runs along the shores of the lake before entering downtown and junctioning with US 70/SR 1. It then continues through downtown to have an interchange and become concurrent with I-40. SR 58 then follows I-40 east for 4-miles, between exits 352 and 356. At exit 356, SR 58 breaks off and continues north, intersecting SR 326 at the same interchange. SR 58 continues north and crosses over the Clinch River to enter Oak Ridge, immediately passing by the K-25 nuclear weapons facility. It then has an intersection with SR 327 before ending at a trumpet interchange with SR 95, just a few miles outside of Oak Ridge's main business district.

Major intersections

HamiltonLookout Mountain0.00.0
SR 157 south (Red Riding Hood Trail) – Lookout Mountain
Georgia state line; southern terminus; provides access to Rock City and Cloudland Canyon State Park; SR 58 begins as a secondary highway

SR 17 south (St. Elmo Avenue) – Chattanooga Valley, GA
Southern end of SR 17 concurrency
Chattanooga I-24 / US 27 (SR 27/SR 29) – Nashville, Knoxville, AtlantaI-24/US 27 exit 178 (Market St)

US 11 south / US 41 north / US 64 west / US 72 west / SR 17 south (Broad Street south) / US 41 south / US 72 east (Broad Street north) – Downtown, Chattanooga
Crosses Broad St as West 20th Street/SR 2[3]
M L King Boulevard to US 27 / SR 316 – DowntownShort western continuation of SR 316

SR 319 north (DuPont Parkway) – Hixson
Interchange; southern end of SR 319 wrong way concurrency

SR 153 north – Hixson
Exit 6; southern end of SR 153 wrong way concurrency; southern terminus of SR 319; SR 58 becomes a primary highway

SR 153 south / SR 17 south (Bonny Oaks Drive) to I-75
Exit 5 A/B; northern end of SR 153 wrong way concurrency; northern terminus of SR 17; SR 153 south provides access to Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
HarrisonBridge over Chickamauga Lake/Wolftever Creek
Harrison Bay Road - Harrison Bay State ParkMain access road into the park
Snow Hill
SR 312 west (Birchwood Pike) – Birchwood
Southern end of SR 312 concurrency

SR 312 east (Mahan Gap Road) – Cleveland
Northern end of SR 312 concurrency
SR 60 (Georgetown Road) to I-75 – Dayton, Birchwood, Hopewell, Cleveland
SR 306 south (Brittsville Road) – Hopewell
Northern terminus of SR 306
Bridge over Hiwassee River
Decatur SR 30 (William Jennings Bryan Highway/David W. Lilliard Memorial Highway) – Dayton, Athens

SR 304 north (River Road) – Ten Mile
Southern terminus of SR 304; provides access to Watts Bar Dam, Watts Bar Lake, and Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station
SR 68 (Watts Bar Highway) – Spring City, DaytonProvides access to Watts Bar Dam, Watts Bar Lake, and Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station
SR 72 east (Loudon Highway) – Midway, Loudon
Western terminus of SR 72

SR 304 south (River Road) – Ten Mile
Northern terminus of SR 304; provides access to Watts Bar Lake, Watts Bar Dam, and Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station
KingstonBridge over Watts Bar Lake/Tennessee River
US 70 (Race Street/SR 1) – Rockwood, Midtown, Farragut, Knoxville

I-40 west – Nashville
I-40 exit 352; southern end of I-40 concurrency
Lawnville RoadExit 355

I-40 east – Knoxville

SR 326 south (Gallaher Road)
I-40 exit 356 eastbound, 356 A/B westbound; northern end of I-40 concurrency; northern terminus of SR 326
Oak RidgeBridge over the Clinch River
Bear Creek RoadProvides access to K-25 and Y-12

SR 327 north (Blair Road) – Harriman, Oliver Springs
Southern terminus of SR 327; provides access to K-25
94.94152.79 SR 95 (Oak Ridge Turnpike/White Wing Road) – Oak Ridge, Lenoir CityNorthern terminus; interchange; provides access to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); SR 58 ends as a primary highway
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Highway Planning Survey Division (1925). Biennial Report of the Commissioner of the Department of Highways and Public Works State of Tennessee for the Years 1923 and 1924 (PDF) (Report). Nashville: Tennessee Department of Highways and Public Works. pp. 39–44. Retrieved May 19, 2023.
  2. ^ "TN-58 · Tennessee".
  3. ^ a b c "US Census TIGERweb".

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