Virginia Transportation Modeling Program
Kingsport, Tenn.- Va., Regional Travel Model
Model FactsLast update: May 2007
Louis Berger Group
(Virginia subtotal = 10,000)
120 square miles
Sullivan County, Tenn., and Scott County, Va. (p*)
Air quality status:
Time period modeled:
Kingsport is a small urban area with steady growth. About 92 percent of the metropolitan area is in Tennessee.
The model includes the entire Kingsport Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).
The model is bounded by the Bristol, Tenn.-Va., MPO on the east and the Johnson City, Tenn., MPO to the south.
The model is maintained by the Kingsport MPO.
Highway access to the area is by U. S. Routes 11 and 23, Interstates 81 and 181, and others.
Freight movement is primarily by truck and rail.