U.S. Route 421, TN-44 to TN-91/TN-133

 

Location: US-421 and SR 44, Sullivan Cty

No reassurance shield after the 44 split, but Boone N.C. appears as a control city for the first time.

Location: US-421 and SR 91, Shady Valley, Johnson Cty

A couple miles later, we’ll enter unincorporated Shady Valley.

Location: US-421 and SR 91, Shady Valley, Johnson Cty

Reassurance shield as we enter Shady Valley.

Location: US-421 and SR 91, Shady Valley, Johnson Cty

In Shady Valley, we’ll approach SRs 91 and 133.

Location: US-421 and SR 91, Shady Valley, Johnson Cty

Follow 91 south to Elizabethton. Take 133 north to Damascus, Va. Stay on 421 south/34 east/91 north for Mountain City.

Location: US-421 and SR 91, Shady Valley, Johnson Cty

Turn right for 91 south and left for 133 north. Stay straight for 421 south/34 east/91 north. In my over-ambitiousness on this trip, I thought I’d make it to Boone, N.C. before nightfall, but obviously failed at that, so there’s a gap in 421 coverage south of here :(

 S to TN-91, N to TN-435

 E to TN-91, W to TN-435

 N to US-421/TN-34, S to US-19E/TN-37

 N to VA State Line

 N to VA-75/VA State Line, S to TN-435