Alabama State Route 144

State Route 144 (SR 144) is a 26.663-mile-long (42.910 km) east–west state highway in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Alabama. It travels from U.S. Route 231 (US 231) in St. Clair County near Pell City to US 431 at Alexandria in Calhoun County. The highway is two lanes for its entire length. The highway also crosses the Coosa River using the bridge across the Neely Henry Dam.

State Route 144 marker

State Route 144
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length26.663 mi[1] (42.910 km)
Major junctions
West end US 231 north of Pell City
  SR 77 near Ohatchee
East end US 431 in Alexandria
Location
CountiesSt. Clair, Calhoun
Highway system
  • Alabama Highways
SR 143SR 145

Route descriptionEdit

HistoryEdit

Until 1997, the section of SR 144 between SR 77 and US 431 was designated as SR 62. SR 62 is now assigned to a short highway in Marshall County. Also, the section of SR 144 between SR 77 and Ragland was signed as St. Clair County Route 26 (CR 26) until SR 144 was extended eastward.

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
St. ClairWattsville0.0000.000  US 231 (Heart of Dixie Highway/SR 53) – Pell City, AshvilleWestern terminus
Coosa River17.07327.476Neely Henry Dam
CalhounOhatchee18.12329.166  SR 77 – Lincoln, Southside
Alexandria26.66342.910  US 431 (SR 1) – Anniston, Saks, Glencoe, GadsdenEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Alabama Department of Transportation. "Milepost Maps". Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2011.