Virginia Transportation Modeling Program
Bristol, TN-VA Regional Travel Model
Model FactsLast update: May 2007
Louis Berger Group
275 square miles
Bristol, Washington County and Sullivan County, Tenn.
Air quality status:
Time period modeled:
Bristol is a small urban area with steady growth. About 62 percent of the area population is in Tennessee.
The model covers the entire Bristol Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) , which includes parts of both Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn.
The state line separating Virginia and Tennessee splits the two cities.
The Kingsport, Tenn.-Va., MPO model is west of the Bristol model. The Johnson City, Tenn., MPO is to the south.
The Bristol model is maintained by the Bristol MPO.
- West Virginia
- North Carolina
Interstate 81 runs through Bristol and ties it with important population centers, including Roanoke and Knoxville, Tenn.
U. S. Route 19 connects Bristol to Johnson City, Tenn.
U.S. Route 11 connects Bristol to Kingsport, Tenn.