Mapping Surface and Subsurface Karst Geohazards for Highway Projects: SR 71 South Knoxville Boulevard Extension, Knox County, Tennessee

Harry Moore
2013 Full Proceedings of the Thirteenth Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst   unpublished
portions of South Knox County in East Tennessee. The proposed corridor is located in a section of the Valley and Ridge Province of East Tennessee where several ridges and valleys will be crossed, as well as creeks, roads, subdivisions and rural lands (Figure 1 ). The proposed corridor connects the current terminus of SR 71 at Moody Ave. in South Knoxville to John Sevier Highway (SR 168). In an attempt to properly evaluate the potential for geologic hazards along the project, an effort was made
more » ... o locate all sinkholes and caves within the project area, karst being the primary geologic hazard identified. To this effort, a karst map and a map of one cave was completed.
doi:10.5038/9780979542275.1153 fatcat:ooc57kenuvckvf45yp3chal5ue