Alabama State Route 23

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State Route 23 marker

State Route 23
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 12.611 mi[1] (20.295 km)
Existed: 1953 – present
Major junctions
South end: US-11 at Springville
  I‑59 near Springville
North end: US-231 / US-411 at Ashville
Location
Counties: St. Clair
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes
SR-22 SR-24

State Route 23 is a short route in St. Clair County. Only 13 miles (21 km) long, the route serves as a connector between U.S. Highway 11 in Springville and U.S. Highway 231/U.S. Highway 411 in Ashville. Although signed as a north–south route, the orientation of SR-23 is virtually east–west. Besides the junctions with US-11 and US-231/411, the only other route that SR-23 junctions is Interstate 59 near Springville.

History[edit]

Prior to 1953, SR-23 was co-routed with US-11 between Springville and Gadsden, and with US-411 between Gadsden and Centre. Northeast of Centre, SR-23 continued along the route of present-day State Route 9. By 1956, the route assumed its current alignment.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in St. Clair County.

Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Springville 0.000 0.000 US-11 (SR-7)
  0.398 0.641 I‑59 – Gadsden, Birmingham I-59 exit 156
Ashville 12.611 20.295 US-231 / US-411 (5th Street / 6th Avenue / Court Street / SR-25 / SR-53)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alabama Department of Transportation. "Milepost Maps". Retrieved June 21, 2011. 

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