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State Prisons

Photo of Warden Bruce Westbrooks


Bledsoe County Correctional Complex
(formerly Southeastern Tennessee State Regional Correctional Facility)
1045 Horsehead Road
Pikeville, Tennessee 37367
(Bledsoe County)
(423) 881-3251


Warden Bruce Westbrooks
Biography


Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) is a time-building institution with a close security designation. It is situated on approximately 2,200 acres approximately 15 miles from Pikeville, Tennessee.

Academic programs include GED and Adult Basic Education. Vocational programs are offered which include sewing/upholstery, culinary arts, heating and air conditioning, carpentry, masonry, electronics and barbering.

Mental health programmatic services offered include a full time therapeutic community substance abuse program. Other programs include anger management, drug awareness, self awareness, skills for family living, family life education, assertiveness and stress management and programs designed for self-improvement.

The industrial plant at STSRCF is managed and operated by TRICOR and is involved in manufacturing items for free world corporations. Inmates employed by the industries plant are involved in the Prison Industry Enhancement (PIE) Program which provides inmates the minimum wage rate of pay plus production incentive. Inmates assigned to this program must contribute a substantial percentage of their earnings to the state for room/board, forced savings, victim restitution, and taxes. Additionally managed by TRICOR is STSRCF's farm comprised of approximately 2,200 acres. The farm is involved with milk and limited beef production.

Directions

From Nashville:

Take I-40 East to Exit 317 (Crossville Hwy. 127).  Turn right onto Highway 127 and proceed through Crossville (past courthouse) and turn right at the junction of Highway 101.  Proceed down Highway 101 until you reach a stop sign (approximately 25 miles from Crossville).  Turn right onto Highway 285 and follow the signs to the facility.

From Knoxville:

Take I-40 West to Exit 322 (Peavine Road).  Turn left and proceed on Hwy. 392 for approximately 4 miles.  At the 2nd traffic light (junction Hwy. 101), turn left onto Hwy. 101 and proceed for approximately 25 miles until you reach a stop sign.  Turn right onto Highway 285 and follow the signs to the facility.

From Chattanooga:

Take Highway 27 North until you reach the junction of Highway 111.  Veer left onto Highway 111 and follow this road until you reach the junction of Highway 127 (approximately 20 miles).  Turn right onto Highway 127 and proceed North until you reach the junction of Highway 30.  Turn left onto Highway 30.  Once you've reached the top of the mountain, you will proceed for approximately 7 miles until you reach the junction of Highway 101.  Turn right onto Highway 101 and follow this road (do not turn) until you reach the signs for the facility.