Final Paving of the Foothills Parkway, from Wears Valley to Walland

Project Description

Completion of Sections 8E and 8F (16.1 miles) of the Foothills Parkway from the Wears Valley Interchange to the Walland Interchange. Improvements include full-depth pavement reclamation with cement stabilization of the existing aggregate surface, asphalt concrete pavement overlay, bridge joint and concrete repairs, bridge deck overlays, installation of stone masonry guardwall and steel-backed timber guardrail, drainage improvements, permanent signing, pavement markings, turf establishment, and other miscellaneous work.

Key Project Dates

Construction: Spring 2017 - Winter 2018/2019

Project Photos


Typical pavement condition within project limits


parkway map

Map showing general vicinity of project
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Project Details
Project # FOOT 8E21, F9
Project Name Final Paving of the Foothills Parkway, from Wears Valley to Walland
Location Blount County, Tennessee
FLMA or Partner(s): Great Smoky Mountains National Park, National Park Service
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Manager: Katerina Roman
Phone: 703-404-6291

Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166