Chapman Highway Implementation Plan
As a key commercial area and entry point into Knoxville and Knox County, the Chapman Highway corridor affects tens of thousands of people each day. The recently completed Chapman Highway Implementation Plan provides a prioritized list of projects intended to transform and improve the corridor.
A 40-page final report for the Chapman Highway Implementation Plan that summarizes the process and recommendations is available below. The plan identifies and prioritizes projects that improve livability and safety for all modes of transportation along the corridor within the Knoxville city limits.
About the StudyThe study focuses on a 6.2 mile segment. It begins at the Henley Street Bridge and continues south to Mountain Grove Drive, just past John Sevier Highway. Kimley Horn and Associates, Inc. have been hired to assist Knoxville-Knox County Planning (Planning) and the City of Knoxville to conduct the study and facilitate a community planning process. The study will result in a phased implementation of transportation improvements identified in past studies that are focused on:
- Safety for all users
- Enhanced economic development and redevelopment opportunities
- Preservation of the corridor as a major thoroughfare in and out of the City