Alabama State Route 180

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State Route 180 marker

State Route 180
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 32.184 mi[1] (51.795 km)
Major junctions
West end: Mobile Bay Ferry
  SR-59
SR-135
SR-161
East end: East Oak Ridge Drive in Orange Beach
Location
Counties: Baldwin
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes
SR-179 SR-181

State Route 180 is a 32.184-mile (51.795 km) state highway that serves as a west-to-east highway in Baldwin County, and travels between the cities of Fort Morgan and Orange Beach. It, along with State Route 182, is one of two state routes in the southern part of the county between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. It goes through Gulf Shores, but the route does not reach the Florida border.

Route description[edit]

State Route 180 begins at the Mobile Bay Ferry at Fort Morgan.[2] From this point, the route travels in an easterly course paralleling the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico through both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach en route to its eastern terminus at East Oak Ridge Drive.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Baldwin County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Fort Morgan 0.0 0.0 Mobile Bay Ferry Western terminus
Gulf Shores 20.750 33.394 SR-59
21.084 33.931 SR-135 Northern terminus of SR-135
Orange Beach 28.359 45.639 SR-161 Northern terminus of SR-161
32.184 51.795 East Oak Ridge Drive Eastern terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alabama Department of Transportation (1999). Milepost Map of Baldwin County (Map). Cartography by ALDOT Bureau of Transportation Planning, Survey & Mapping Division. http://www.dot.state.al.us/NR/rdonlyres/7B15B300-359D-413A-A7FA-ED33C8C261CD/0/CountyMilePostMaps.pdf.
  2. ^ Google Inc. "SR-180 western terminus". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=30.231114,-88.016968&spn=0.045236,0.090895&z=14. Retrieved May 1, 2010.
  3. ^ Google Inc. "SR-180, full route". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=30.259067,-87.675705&spn=0.180894,0.363579&z=12. Retrieved May 1, 2010.