(Directions taken from Mapquest)
(**NOTE - for those with Large Rigs, please see the Alternate directions below**)
Total time from Lexington: 2hrs, 43 min (138 Miles)
1. Start out going northeast on N Limestone toward E Short St. (0.33 miles)
2. Turn right onto E 3rd St. (0.79 miles)
E 3rd St is just past Houston Aly. If you reach Salem St you've gone a little too far
3. E 3rd St becomes US-60 E. (3.27 miles)
4. Merge onto I-75 S toward Richmond/Knoxville. (47.49 miles)
5. Take the US-25 exit, EXIT 62, toward Mt Vernon/KY-461/Renfro Valley. (0.30 miles)
6. Merge onto Richmond St/US-25 S toward Mt Vernon/Somerset. (0.70 miles)
7. Stay straight to go onto KY-461/Lake Cumberland Rd. Continue to follow KY-461. (17.89 miles)
8. Turn right onto E Highway 80/KY-80. Continue to follow KY-80. (6.04 miles)
KY-80 is 0.1 miles past Mark Shopville Rd. If you reach the end of Norton Ln you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
9. Turn left onto State Highway 914/KY-914. Continue to follow KY-914. (4.36 miles)
KY-914 is 0.6 miles past Garner Schoolhouse Rd. If you reach Ross St you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
10. Turn left onto Shapfield Rd/KY-1247. Continue to follow KY-1247. (4.01 miles)
KY-1247 is 0.3 miles past Industrial Park Road Connector. If you reach S Highway 1247 you've gone about 0.5 miles too far
11. Stay straight to go onto KY-90. (16.61 miles)
12. Turn left onto N Main St/KY-1275/KY-90 Bus. Continue to follow N Main St/KY-90 Bus. (2.71 miles)
N Main St is 0.2 miles past Access Dr. If you reach Barnes Dr you've gone about 0.2 miles too far
13. Turn left onto State Highway 167. (0.02 miles)
State Highway 167 is just past Gibson St. If you reach 1st St you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
14. Take the 1st right onto Highway 167/KY-167 (Crossing into Tennessee). (19.83 miles)
If you are on Hill St and reach Center St you've gone a little too far
15. Highway 167/KY-167 becomes TN-154. (8.87 miles)
16. Turn left onto Leatherwood Ford Rd/TN-297. (4.4 miles)
Leatherwood Ford Rd is 0.1 miles past Twin Parks Dr. If you reach Highland Farm Ln you've gone about 0.1 miles too far
17. 3341 LEATHERWOOD FORD RD is on the left.
Your destination is just past Kenneth Dr. If you reach Indian Rock Trl you've gone about 0.2 miles too far
NOTE: For large trailers coming from the east - or for those that may not have
the confidence for more difficult driving. The "gorge" has SIX hairpin turns
at a 13% grade. You should have a good truck and good brakes to navigate this road.
If you are unsure, take the alternate route below to avoid the gorge and then drive it
with your truck after you unhook so you can make a better educated decision and not
be stuck once you start.
From Interstate 75, get off at exit 141 and head west on Hwy 63
Turn left on Hwy 27 south to Elgin
Turn right on Hwy 52 to Allardt
At the 4-way stop sign, Turn right to continue on Hwy 52.
Turn right onto the ramp for 127 and then a Left off the ramp onto 127
Take your second right onto hwy 154. Take a right at the top of the ramp.
Go approximately 8-10 miles and turn right on 297 (Leatherwood Ford Rd.)
True West is 4.5 miles down on the left.