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U.S. Highway 27 - Chattanooga

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U.S. 27 Highway north
U.S. 27 travels the Mayor Peter Rudolph "Rudy" Olgiati River Bridge across the Tennessee River from downtown Chattanooga to North Chattanooga. An off-ramp departs before the bridge end for Manufacturers Road, an east-west road serving industrial areas along the north banks of the river. Manufacturers Road east ends at Cherokee Boulevard (U.S. 27 Business). U.S. 27 Business follows Cherokee Boulevard south to the Market Street Bridge into downtown. Photo taken 06/18/05.
The Manning Street off-ramp quickly departs U.S. 27 northbound as the freeway passes over Coors Drive and a railroad spur. Manning Street leads east to Cherokee Boulevard (U.S. 27 Business) and North Market Street in the North Chattanooga community. Riverside Avenue continues the street southwest to Moccasin Bend Road. Photo taken 06/18/05.
U.S. 27 rises along Stringers Ridge north of North Chattanooga. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Use the Elmwood Drive off-ramp for Whitehall Road south along Stringers Ridge. Interests to Dayton Boulevard (U.S. 27 Business) north to Redbank should use the following exit, which directly connects U.S. 27 north onto Dayton Boulevard north of Elmwood Drive. Photo taken 06/18/05.
A partial "Y" interchange joins U.S. 27 north with parallel U.S. 27 Business (Dayton Boulevard). Dayton Boulevard represents the original routing of U.S. 27 northward into the community of Red Bank. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Next in line for northbound motorists is the Signal Mountain Road interchange with U.S. 127's southern terminus. U.S. 127 follows Signal Mountain Road north from the Valdeau community to Signal Mountain. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Godsey Ridge rises along U.S. 27 to the west as the freeway sinks into the U.S. 127 (Signal Mountain Road) interchange. U.S. 127 winds northward 4.7 miles to Signal Mountain on the 27-mile drive to Dunlap. The federal highway overall travels between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Michigan. Photo taken 06/18/05.

U.S. 27 Highway south
U.S. 27 follows a freeway southward from Soddy-Daisy into Chattanooga. Pictured here is the freeway after the junction with U.S. 127's south end at Valdeau. Continuing south, U.S. 27 travels a cut through Stringers Ridge. Photo taken 06/18/05.
U.S. 27 enters the city of Chattanooga at the partial "Y" interchange with U.S. 27 Business (Dayton Boulevard). Elmwood Drive stems southwest from parallel Dayton Boulevard at the city line. Photo taken 06/18/05.
A short connector joins U.S. 27 south from parallel Whitehall Road at Stringers Ridge. Southbound drivers continue one quarter mile to Manning Street interchange, just east of its connection with Whitehall Road's south end. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Southbound drivers descend into the Tennessee River valley from Stringers Ridge. Spanning the river ahead is the six-lane Mayor Peter Rudolph "Rudy" Olgiati River Bridge. Photo taken 06/18/05.
The Manning Street off-ramp leaves U.S. 27 southbound. Manning Street travels east from Riverside Avenue to U.S. 27 Business (Cherokee Boulevard) in the North Chattanooga neighborhood of the city. Riverside Drive continues Manning Street southwest to Moccasin Bend Road; Whitehall Road meanders west then north along Stringers Ridge. Photo taken 06/18/05.
A folded-diamond interchange with Manufacturers Road lies at the north edge of the Tennessee River bridge. Manufacturers Road stems west from U.S. 27 Business (Cherokee Boulevard) to Hamm Road and Riverside Avenue. Photo taken 06/18/05.
The Chattanooga skyline comes into view on the U.S. 27 southbound descent to the Tennessee River bridge. The forthcoming bridge was built in 1959 and refurbished and expanded in 2003 to Interstate standards. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Auxiliary guide sign posted for the Exit 1C (4th Street) off-ramp into downtown Chattanooga. Interstate 124 begins a silent overlap with U.S. 27 southward across the Tennessee River bridge. All exits on the Interstate are numbered. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Manufacturers Road off-ramp departs immediately before the U.S. 27 bridge across the Tennessee. Manufacturers Road serves an industrial area along the north river banks. To the east, U.S. 27 Business departs Cherokee Boulevard for the Market Street Bridge into downtown. Photo taken 06/18/05.
Continue south onto the Interstate 124 portion of U.S. 27

Page Updated November 16, 2007.