Road Information

Interstate 40 in Tennessee    
Total Mileage in State: 455 miles
Eastern End: At North Carolina state line
Western End: At Arkansas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 241 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Cocke, Jefferson, Davidson, Cheatham, Williamson, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, Benton, Decatur, Carroll, Henderson, Madison, Haywood, Fayette, Shelby
Major Junctions in Photos: I-81, near Dandridge
I-440, in Nashville
I-840, near Dickson
US 45, in Jackson
I-269, in Arlington
I-240, in Memphis
Control Cities in Photos: Newport, Dandridge, Nashville, Jackson, Memphis

Westbound

Sections:
  • Section 1: North Carolina Border to Dandridge (Exit 421)
  • Section 2: Nashville (Exit 208) to Dickson (Exit 163)
  • Section 3: Dickson (Exit 163) to Jackson (Exit 85)
  • Section 4: Jackson (Exit 85) to Arlington (Exit 24A)
  • Section 5: Arlington (Exit 24A) to Arkansas Border

Section 1: North Carolina Border to Dandridge (Exit 421)

   

Tennessee welcome sign as Interstate 40 West enters the state from North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 451: Waterville Rd  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 449.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 447: Hartford Rd  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 446.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 445.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 443 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 444. The speed limit on most rural Tennessee freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 443: Foothills Pky / Gatlinburg / Great Smoky Mts National Park  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 440: To US 321 / SR 73 - Wilton Springs Rd / Gatlinburg  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 436.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 435: US 321 / TN 32 - Newport / Gatlinburg  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 432B: US 25W / US 70 East - Newport  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 432A: US 411 South - Sevierville  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 430.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

For no apparent reason, near mile marker 429 the speed limit drops to 65 mph and 55 mph for trucks.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 428.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 424: SR 113 - Dandridge / White Pine  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 421 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 421: Interstate 81 North - Bristol  (Photo taken 5/18/11).

Section 2: Nashville (Exit 208) to Dickson (Exit 163)

   

Take Exit 207 to Tennessee State University, Meharry Medical College, and Bicentennial Mall. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 207: 28th Ave (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 206: Interstate 440 East - Knoxville (Photo taken 8/11/19).

The speed limit remains 55 mph on Interstate 40 West through the Nashville area. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 205: 46th Ave / West Nashville (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 204A: TN 155 North - Briley Pkwy (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West reassurance shield approaching Exit 204B. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 204B: TN 155 South - White Bridge Rd / Robertson Rd (Photo taken 8/11/19).

West of Exit 204B, the speed limit increases to 65 mph. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 121 miles to Jackson and 199 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 202. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 201: US 70 - Charlotte Pike (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Beyond Exit 201, the speed limit increases to 70 mph. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Take Exit 199 to Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 199: SR 251 - Old Hickory Blvd (Photo taken 8/11/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 198. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 196: US 70S - Bellevue / Newsom Station (Photo taken 8/11/19).

The speed limit remains 70 mph. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 195. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Take Exit 192 to Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Also take Exit 192 to Natchez Trace Pkwy. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 192: McCrory Lane / Pegram (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Cheatham County at mile marker 191.6. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 188: SR 249 - Kingston Springs / Ashland City (Photo taken 8/11/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 185. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 184. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Take Exit 182 to White Bluff and Burns. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Also take Exit 182 to Montgomery Bell State Park. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 182: TN 96 - Fairview / Dickson (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Entering Dickson County on Interstate 40 West. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 99 miles to Jackson and 177 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 180. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 177.4. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 176 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 176: Interstate 840 East - Knoxville / Franklin (Photo taken 8/11/19).

Take Exit 172 to the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 174. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 172 to Freed-Hardeman Renaissance Center. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 172 to Tennessee Technology Center At Dickson as well. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 172: TN 46 - Centerville / Dickson (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 171. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Rest Area on Interstate 40 West in Dickson County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 167. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 164. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 163: SR 48 - Centerville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Section 3: Dickson (Exit 163) to Jackson (Exit 85)

   

Interstate 40 West as it enters Hickman County beyond Exit 163. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 161. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 158. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 154. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 152: SR 230 - Bucksnort (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 150. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 149. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 148: SR 50 - Centerville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Gore point signage for Exit 148. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering Humphreys County on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 148. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Another Interstate 40 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit remains 70 mph. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 146. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Access Johnsonville State Historic Park via Exit 143. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 143 to Lobelville and Buffalo. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 143 to Loretta Lynn Dude Ranch and Mousetail Landing State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 143: TN 13 - Linden / Waverly (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 61 miles to Jackson and 139 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 140. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 137: Cuba Landing (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering Benton County on Interstate 40 West, as it prepares to cross the Tennessee River. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View of the Tennessee River from Interstate 40 West, looking to the north. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 134.6, still crossing the Tennessee River. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 133 to Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 133.8, as a truck climbing lane appears. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 133: SR 191 - Birdsong Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Rest Area on Interstate 40 West in Benton County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 130. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 126 to Land Between The Lakes / Kentucky Lake-Lake Barkley. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 126 to Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Access Boy Scout Camp Mack Morris via Exit 126. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 126 to Pickwick Landing State Park as well. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 126: US 641 - Camden / Paris / Parsons (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Decatur County at mile marker 126. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 124. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 121. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Carroll County for the first time. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 120. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West leaves Carroll County to enter Henderson County for the first time. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 117. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West re-enters Carroll County just before Exit 116. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 116: SR 114 - Natchez Trace State Park (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Re-entering Henderson County on Interstate 40 West. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 115.2. It's 34 miles to Jackson and 112 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 113. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 111. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 108 to Shiloh National Military Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 108 to Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Access the University of Tennessee at Martin, Bethel University, and Freed-Hardeman University via Exit 108. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 108 to Parkers Crossroads Civil War Battlefield as well. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 108: TN 22 - Parkers Crossroads / Lexington / Huntingdon (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 106. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 103. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Parking Area / Weigh Station on Interstate 40 West in Henderson County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 101: SR 104 (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 100. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 98. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Madison County at mile marker 95. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 93: SR 152 - Law Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Another Interstate 40 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 12 miles to Jackson and 90 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 90. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take any of the next 6 exits to Jackson. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 87 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 87: US 70 - Jackson (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 85 to Jackson State Community College and Lane College. Take Exit 82A to University of Memphis Lambuth Campus. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 85 to West Tennessee Schoot For the Deaf. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Access The Ballpark at Jackson via Exit 85. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 85: Christmasville Rd / Dr F.E. Wright Drive / Jackson (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Section 4: Jackson (Exit 85) to Arlington (Exit 24A)

   

Take Exit 80 to US 45 Bypass, which is a designated truck route. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 80A to Chickasaw State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Access Pinson Mounds State Archeolgical Park via Exit 80A. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 83: Campbell St / Old Medina Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 80B to the Casey Jones Home and Railroad Museum. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 82B. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 82 to Big Hill Pond State Park. Due to the construction in Jackson at the time and the closure of certain exits, the signage for the US 45 interchange was rather unclear. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 82B: US 45 North - Milan (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 80B to Big Cypress Tree State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 80B: US 45 Bypass North - Humboldt (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 79 to Reelfoot Lake State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 79: US 412 / SR 20 - Jackson / Alamo / Dyersburg (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit remains 70 mph to the west of Jackson. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 78. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 76 to the TDOT Jackson branch as well as Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 76: SR 223 South - McKellar Sipes Regional Airport (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 74 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 74: Lower Brownsville Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 17 miles to Brownsville and 71 miles to Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Rest Area on Interstate 40 West in Madison County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 68: SR 138 - Providence Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering Haywood County on Interstate 40 West. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 66 to Covington. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 66 to Fort Pillow State Historic Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 66: US 70 - Brownsville / Ripley (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 62. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 60: SR 19 - Mercer Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 56: TN 76 - Brownsville / Somerville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering the Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge on Interstate 40 West in Haywood County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 54. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 52: SR 179 (Koko Rd) / TN 76 - Whiteville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Truck Weigh & Inspection Station on Interstate 40 West in Haywood County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 49. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 47: SR 179 - Stanton-Dancyville Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 45. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Rest Area / Tourist Info Center on Interstate 40 West in Haywood County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering Fayette County on Interstate 40 West. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 42: SR 222 - Stanton / Somerville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit remains 70 mph. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 37. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 35 to LaGrange. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Also take Exit 35 to Oakland. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 35: TN 59 - Covington / Somerville (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 33. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 31. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 28: SR 196 - Gallaway / Oakland (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Shelby County. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

This section of Interstate 40 in Shelby County is also known as Isaac Hayes Memorial Highway. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Entering Shelby County, the speed limits decrease to 65 mph for cars and 55 mph for trucks. Shelby County is one of the counties which has these "environmental speed limits", similar to several counties in east Tennessee. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at the ramp to Exits 25-24: Interstate 269 / TN 385 - Jackson, MS / Collierville / Millington (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 25: SR 205 - Arlington (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 24: TN 385 North - Millington (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 24A: Interstate 269 South - Collierville / Jackson, MS (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Section 5: Arlington (Exit 24A) to Arkansas Border

   

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 22. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 20: Canada Rd / Lakeland (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limits remain 65 mph for cars and 55 mph for trucks. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 18: US 64 - Bartlett (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 16B: SR 177 North (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 16A: SR 177 South - Germantown (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 15: Appling Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 14: Whitten Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

West of Exit 14, the truck lane restrictions come to an end. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit decreases to 55 mph for all traffic as Interstate 40 West approaches Exit 12. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

As this overhead sign reads, trucks over 13'6" in height are prohibited on Interstate 240 West via Exit 10A. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 12 to the Highway Patrol Headquarters and Southwest TN Community College Macon Cove Campus. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 12: Sycamore View Rd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exits 10B-A - 3/4 mile. Traffic to Sam Cooper Blvd will need to move into the leftmost lane. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 12B: Sam Cooper Blvd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 10B: Interstate 40 West - Little Rock; Exit 10A: Interstate 240 West - Jackson, MS (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West via Exit 10B, as it curves to the north to serve the northeastern suburbs of Memphis. I-40 West will bypass part of downtown Memphis, before touching back into downtown just before it crosses the Mississippi River. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 11.2. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 10 to Naval Support Activity Mid South. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 10: SR 204 - Covington Pike (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West at mile marker 9.6. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 8A to Raleigh and Methodist North Hospital. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 8B to Memphis National Cemetery. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 8A: TN 14 North (Austin Peay Hwy) - Jackson Ave (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 8B: TN 14 South - Jackson Ave (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 6: Warford St (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West reassurance shield. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 5: Hollywood St (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Follow Interstate 40 West to Memphis International Airport. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limits remain 65 mph for cars and 55 mph for trucks. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 2A to Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 3 or Exit 2A to Frayser. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Stay on Interstate 40 West to downtown Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit decreases to 55 mph for all traffic approaching Exit 3. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 3: Watkins St (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 2A: US 51 - Millington (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 3, as it prepares to curve to the south to head for Interstate 240 and downtown Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 2 - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

As this sign reads, this part of Interstate 40 will be concurrent with Interstate 69 in the future, as I-69 will follow US 51 to the north of Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 2: Smith Ave / Chelsea Ave (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exits 1F-1E - 1/2 mile. Interstate 40 West thru traffic will need to be in the two leftmost lanes ahead. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 30 (on Interstate 240 South) to the Regional Medical Center and Methodist University Hospital. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1F: TN 14 - Jackson Ave; Exit 1E: Interstate 240 South - Jackson, MS (Photo taken 8/12/19).

View on Interstate 40 West as Interstate 240 South begins, just to the right. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

After heading due south for a couple of miles to meet Interstate 240, Interstate 40 West once again curves to the west to head for the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

The speed limit remains 55 mph on Interstate 40 West in downtown Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 1D - 1/2 mile. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take Exit 1C to Amtrak Central Station and Tennessee Technology Center At Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1D: US 51 North - Danny Thomas Blvd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1C: US 51 South - Danny Thomas Blvd (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Take either of the next 2 exits to downtown Memphis. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1A: Second St / Third St (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1: Riverside Dr / Downtown Memphis (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West at mile marker 0.6, as the Hernando de Soto Bridge comes into view. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Interstate 40 West as it starts across the Hernando de Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River. (Photo taken 8/12/19).

Crossing the Mississippi River on the Hernando de Soto Bridge, as Interstate 40 West prepares to enter Arkansas. (Photo taken 8/12/19).