Alabama State Route 68
|Maintained by ALDOT|
|Length:||52.926 mi (85.176 km)|
|West end:||SR-75 near Albertville|
| I-59 at Collinsville
US-11/SR-7 at Collinsville
US-411/SR-25 at Leesburg
|East end:||GA 114 at Georgia state line near Gaylesville|
|Counties:||Marshall, DeKalb, Cherokee|
State Route 68 is a 53-mile-long (85 km) route in the northeastern part of the state. The western terminus of the route is at its junction with State Route 75 slightly northeast of Albertville. The route continues until it reaches the Alabama-Georgia state line becoming State Route Georgia State Route 114 once it enters the Peach State.
State Route 68 begins at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains northeast of Albertville. There are numerous curves along the route as it passes through DeKalb County. The route maintains a generally eastward trajectory between Albertville and Collinsville. East of its junction with U.S. Highway 11, the route turns southeastwardly, continuing this orientation until it approaches Leesburg.
At Leesburg, State Route 68 and U.S. Highway 411 junction and begin a five-mile (8 km) concurrency as they cross Weiss Lake and Dam and approach Centre. State Route 68 diverts from US-411 and creates a concurrency with State Route 9 as the two routes again cross the lake, diverting from each other at Cedar Bluff. From there, State Route 68 travels northeastwardly as it approaches the Alabama-Georgia state line.
|Marshall||0.000||0.000||SR-75 – Albertville|
|DeKalb||Kilpatrick||4.810||7.741||SR-168 west – Boaz|
|Crossville||9.850||15.852||SR-227 south||West end of SR-227 overlap|
|10.079||16.221||SR-227 north – Geraldine||East end of SR-227 overlap|
|Collinsville||18.767||30.203||I‑59 – Chattanooga, Gadsden||I-59 exit 205|
|20.001||32.188||US-11 north (SR-7) – Fort Payne||West end of US-11 overlap|
|20.569||33.103||US-11 south (SR-7) – Attalla||East end of US-11 overlap|
|24.094||38.776||SR-176 east / CR-3 south – Little River Canyon|
|Cherokee||Leesburg||29.269||47.104||SR-273 north – Blanche, Little River Canyon Mouth Park, Little River Canyon|
|30.319||48.794||US-411 south (SR-25) – Gadsden||West end of US-411 overlap|
|Centre||33.640||54.138||US-411 north (SR-25) – Centre||East end of US-411 overlap; west end of US-411 Truck overlap|
US-411 Truck north / SR-283
|east end of US-411 Truck overlap|
|36.071||58.051||SR-9 south||West end of SR-9 overlap|
|Cedar Bluff||41.301||66.468||SR-9 north – Rome, GA||East end of SR-9 overlap|
|Gaylesville||46.040||74.094||SR-35 – Fort Payne, Rome, GA, Little River Canyon|
|52.926||85.176||SR 114 east – Summerville||Georgia state line|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Alabama Department of Transportation. "Milepost Maps". Retrieved October 13, 2011.
- Yahoo! Inc. "overview map of US 411 / SR 68 overlap". Yahoo! Maps (Map). Cartography by Navteq. http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=34.16438&lon=-85.686884&mag=5&zoom=15&trf=0&q1=34.177837%2C-85.760011&q2=34.158876%2C-85.669803. Retrieved June 8, 2009.