Directions

Directions to the TRU Waste Processing Center


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Directions from Knoxville

  1. Take I-40 West to Exit 364, State Route 95-North (approximately 3 to 4 miles past the I-75-South split on I-40 West)
  2. Take State Route 95-North to WIPP Road (approximately 1.6 miles from the off-ramp).
  3. Turn right onto TN-95 N toward Oak Ridge, and travel approx. 1.6 miles to WIPP Road.  You will see two large TRU Waste Processing Center signs and flag poles on the right.  Enter here and proceed down WIPP Road to the 2nd access gate.
  4. All visitors must present a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and further directions.

Directions from Oak Ridge

  1. Take Oak Ridge Turnpike to State Route 95-South.
  2. Take State Route-95 South past Bethel Valley Road.
  3. You will drive through a series of winding turns followed by crossing the White Oak Dam Bridge.  The entrance to our project site will be approximately 1,000-ft past the bridge on the left-hand side.  You will see two large TRU Waste Processing Center signs and flag poles on the right.  Enter here and proceed down WIPP Road to the 2nd access gate.
  4. All visitors must present a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and further directions.

Directions from Airport (McGhee-Tyson)

  1. Export McGhee-Tyson Airport southwest toward Alcoa Hwy
  2. Turn left onto Alcoa Hwy
  3. Keep left at the fork and merge onto TN-115 N/US-129 N
  4. Stay on TN-115 N/US-129 N
  5. Merge onto I-140 W via the ramp to Oak Ridge
  6. Take exit 1D for I-40 W/I-75 S toward Nashville/Chattanooga
  7. Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-40 W/I-75 S
  8. Slight right onto I-40 W (signs for Nashville)
  9. Take exit 364 for TN-95 toward US-321/Lenoir City/Oak Ridge
  10. Turn right onto TN-95 N
  11. Keep right at the fork toward Oak Ridge, and travel 1.6 miles to WIPP Road
  12. Turn right at WIPP Road – All visitors must present a valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

NOTE:  If you are trying to find our site via GPS, enter these coordinates as
Decimal Degrees: 35.903923, -84.320554 or in
Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds: +35° 54′ 14.1″, -84° 19′ 14.0″