Georgia State Route 32

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State Route 32 marker

State Route 32
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length: 188.8 mi[1] (303.8 km)
Major junctions
West end: SR 45 / SR 520 in Dawson
 
US 19 / US 19 Byp. / SR 3 / SR 3 Byp. in Leesburg
US 41 / SR 7 / SR 112 in Ashburn
I‑75 southeast of Sycamore
US 129 / US 319 / SR 11 / SR 90 in Ocilla
US 221 / US 441 / SR 31 / SR 135 in Douglas
US 1 / US 23 / SR 4 in Alma
US 84 / SR 38 in Patterson
US 301 / SR 23 in Hortense
East end: US 25 / US 341 / SR 27 / SR 99 in Sterling
Location
Counties: Terrell, Lee, Worth, Turner, Irwin, Coffee, Bacon, Pierce, Brantley, Glynn
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
SR 31 SR 33

State Route 32 (SR 32) is a 188.8-mile-long (303.8 km) state highway that runs west-to-east through portions of Terrell, Lee, Worth, Turner, Irwin, Coffee, Bacon, Pierce, Brantley, and Glynn counties in the southern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. The route connects Dawson to Sterling, via Ashburn and Douglas.

Route description[edit]

Dawson to Sycamore[edit]

SR 32 begins at an intersection with SR 45/SR 520 in Dawson, within Terrell County. Approximately 3,500 feet (1,100 m) later, it meets the western terminus of SR 118 (Crawford Street NE). Then, it leaves town, heading east. On the eastern city limits is Chickasawhatchee Cemetery. Farther to the east is Bethel Cemetery. After the highway enters Lee County, it curves to the south-southeast. Then, it gradually curves to the southeast. Just before entering Leesburg, SR 32 curves to the northeast, crosses over Kinchafoonee Creek, and then curves to the east. In town, it intersects US 19 Bypass/SR 3 Bypass. The three highways travel concurrent to the southeast for just over 1,000 feet (300 m), to an intersection with US 19/SR 3 (Walnut Street). At this intersection, US 19 Bypass/SR 3 Bypass meet their southern terminus, and SR 32 travels to the north, concurrent with US 19/SR&nbsp3. At 4th Street East, SR 32 departs the concurrency to the east northeast. One block later, it meets the southern terminus of SR 195 (Leslie Highway). At this intersection, it turns to the south-southeast and curves to the east. Just before leaving town, the highway passes Leesburg Cemetery. Farther to the east, it crosses over Muckalee Creek. Then, it meets the northern terminus of SR 91 before crossing over the Flint River into Worth County. Just under 2 miles (3.2 km) into the county, it intersects SR 300 (Georgia–Florida Parkway). It curves southeast to an intersection with SR 313 in Doles. Continuing to the southeast, it intersects SR 33. Just over 0.5 miles (0.80 km) later, it enters Turner County. The route curves back to the northeast and enters Ashburn. In town, it intersects SR 112 (West Washington Street). The two routes begin a concurrency to the main part of town. At the intersection with US 41/SR 7, SR 112 continues to the northeast, while SR 32 turns right onto US 41/SR 7. The three routes head concurrent into Sycamore. Just outside of Ashburn, they pass the Turner County Airport.[1]

Sycamore to Sterling[edit]

In Sycamore, SR 32 splits off to the east-northeast and immediately meets the eastern terminus of SR 32 Connector. Just to the east is an interchange with Interstate 75 (I-75). Then, it passes Pleasant Hill Cemetery and curves to the east. After that, it passes Bethel Cemetery and curves again to the southeast. Later on, it curves to the east-northeast and enters Irwin County a short distance later. SR 32 curves to the northeast and begins a concurrency with SR 125 (Waterloo Highway). The two highways head northeast over the Alapaha River, pass Burton Lake, Oak Grove Cemetery, and Brown Lake, before passing through Irwinville. At Hogan Lake, SR 32 departs to the southeast and travels into Ocilla. In the western part of town, it intersects US 319/SR 35. The three highways travel concurrent into the main part of town. They have an intersection with US 129/SR 11/SR 90 (Irwin Avenue). At this intersection, SR 35 reaches its northern terminus, while US 319 turns left onto US 129/SR 11/SR 90, and SR 32 continues to the east. Along its routing, it crosses over the Willacoochee River, curves to the east-southeast, and enters Coffee County. South-southwest of Ambrose, the highway has an intersection with both the northern terminus of SR 149 and the southern terminus of SR 268. SR 32 continues to the southeast, passing through rural areas of the county and enters Douglas. In town is an intersection with SR 206 (Bowens Mill Road). Then, it intersects US 441/SR 31 in the main part of town. Just before leaving town, it intersects US 221/SR 135 (Bowens Mill Road SE). About 3 miles (4.8 km) later, the highway passes General Coffee State Park and crosses over 17 Mile River. It travels through Nicholls and curves to the northeast into Bacon County. The highway heads northeast and curves to the east to enter Alma. There, it intersects SR 4 Alternate (Dixon Street). A few blocks later, in the main part of town, it intersects US 1/SR 4 (Pierce Street). The road passes one block north of Rose Hill Cemetery. The highway travels to the east and curves to the southeast just before intersecting SR 203 in New Lacy. The two routes have a very brief concurrency to the southeast. Continuing southeast, it enters Pierce County. SR 32 passes through Mershon and enters Bristol, where it intersects SR 15/SR 121. Farther to the southeast, in Patterson, is an intersection with US 84/SR 38. The route crosses over the Little Satilla River into Brantley County. In Hortense, it intersects US 301/SR 23, then proceeds to Needmore, where it meets the northern terminus of SR 110. It curves to the southeast and enters Glynn County. In Anguilla, it begins a concurrency with SR 99. The two routes curve to the northeast, curve back to the east, and enter Sterling. There, they intersect US 25/US 341/SR 27. At this intersection, SR 32 meets its eastern terminus, while SR 99 continues to the east.[1]

All of SR 32 is included as part of the National Highway System, a system of roadways important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility.[2]

History[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Terrell Dawson 0.0 0.0 SR 45 / SR 520 (Roundtree Drive SW/Vine Street NW) – Plains, Richland, Morgan, Albany Western terminus
0.7 1.1 SR 118 (Crawford Street) – Smithville Western terminus of SR 118
Lee Leesburg 17.8 28.6
US 19 Byp. north / SR 3 Byp. north
Western end of US 19 Bypass/SR 3 Bypass concurrency
18.4 29.6
US 19 Byp. north / SR 3 Byp. north / US 19 south / SR 3 south (Walnut Avenue)
Eastern end of US 19 Bypass/SR 3 Bypass concurrency; western end of US 19/SR 3 concurrency
19.2 30.9 US 19 north / SR 3 north (Walnut Avenue North) Eastern end of US 19/SR 3 concurrency
19.3 31.1 SR 195 north (Leslie Highway) – De Soto Southern terminus of SR 195
  26.8 43.1 SR 91 south – Albany Northern terminus of SR 91
Flint River 28.4 45.7 Unnamed bridge over the Flint River, marking the Lee–Worth county line
Worth   30.3 48.8 SR 300 (Georgia–Florida Parkway) – Albany, Cordele
Doles 37.0 59.5 SR 313 – Sylvester, Warwick
  42.0 67.6 SR 33 – Sylvester, Cordele
Turner Ashburn 51.3 82.6 SR 112 south (West Washington Street) – Sylvester Western end of SR 112 concurrency
52.0 83.7 US 41 north / SR 7 north / SR 112 north (East Washington Avenue) Eastern end of SR 112 concurrency; western end of US 41/SR 7 concurrency
Sycamore 55.0 88.5 US 41 south / SR 7 south Eastern end of US 41/SR 7 concurrency
55.1 88.7 SR 32 Conn. west Eastern terminus of SR 32 Connector
  56.5 90.9 I‑75 – Valdosta, Macon I-75, exit 78
Irwin   68.3 109.9 SR 125 south (Waterloo Highway) – Tifton Western end of SR 125 concurrency
Alapaha River 68.6 110.4 Unnamed bridge Crossing over the Alapaha River
  72.8 117.2 SR 125 north (Irwinville Highway) – Fitzgerald Eastern end of SR 125 concurrency
Ocilla 79.6 128.1 US 319 south / SR 35 south Western end of US 319 & SR 35 concurrencies
80.2 129.1 US 129 / SR 11 / SR 90 (Irwin Avenue) – Alapaha, Fitzgerald, Willacoochee
US 319 north (Irwin Avenue) / SR 35 south – Fitzgerald
Eastern end of US 319 concurrency; northern terminus of SR 35
Willacoochee River 84.9 136.6 Unnamed bridge Crossing over the Willacoochee River
Coffee   93.6 150.6 SR 149 south / SR 268 north – Willacoochee Northern terminus of SR 149; southern terminus of SR 268
Douglas 104 167 SR 206 (Bowens Mill Road)
105 169 US 441 south / SR 31 south (Peterson Avenue) Southbound lanes of US 441/SR 31 on one-way pairs
105 169 US 441 north / SR 31 north (Madison Avenue) Northbound lanes of US 441/SR 31 on one-way pairs
106.2 170.9 US 221 (Bowens Mill Road SE) / SR 135
17 Mile River 110.9 178.5 David Nipper Memorial Bridge Crossing over the 17 Mile River
Bacon Alma 128.1 206.2 SR 4 Alt. (Dixon Street)
128.5 206.8 US 1 / US 23 / SR 4 (Pierce Street) – Waycross, Baxley, Hazlehurst
New Lacy 133.9 215.5 SR 203 north Western end of SR 203 concurrency
  134.1 215.8 SR 203 south – Blackshear Eastern end of SR 203 concurrency
Pierce Bristol 145.5 234.2 SR 15 / SR 121 – Blackshear, Baxley, Surrency
Patterson 151.7 244.1 US 84 / SR 38
Little Satilla River 158.6 255.2 Unnamed bridge over the Little Satilla River
Brantley Hortense 163.7 263.4 US 301 / SR 23
Needmore 166.6 268.1 SR 110 south – Atkinson Northern terminus of SR 110
Glynn Anguilla 185.9 299.2 SR 99 south Western end of SR 99 concurrency
Sterling 188.8 303.8 US 25 / US 341 / SR 27 (New Jesup Highway) / SR 99 north (Grants Ferry Road) Eastern terminus; eastern end of SR 99 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bannered route[edit]

State Route 32 Connector
Location: Sycamore
Length: 0.041 mi[3] (0.066 km)

State Route 32 Connector (SR 32 Connector) is a 217-foot-long (66 m) connector route that exists entirely within the city limits of Sycamore, in the south-central part of Turner County.

It begins at an intersection with US 41/SR 7 (East Railroad Avenue). It travels in a northeasterly direction until it meets its eastern terminus, an intersection with the SR 32 mainline (Jefferson Davis Highway). Due to the format to the intersection of US 41/SR 7 and the SR 32 mainline, the route is an easier way for drivers to travel from US 41/SR 7 north to SR 32 east and from SR 32 west to US 41/SR 7 south.[3]

The entire route is in Sycamore, Turner County.

Mile[3] km Destinations Notes
0.000 0.000 US 41 / SR 7 (East Railroad Avenue) – Tifton Western terminus
0.041 0.066 SR 32 (Jefferson Davis Highway) – Irwinville Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Google Inc. "Route of SR 32 (Dawson to Douglas)". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=W+Lee+St&daddr=E+Lee+St+to:Unknown+road+to:US-19+Bypass+N+to:Walnut+Ave+S+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:W+Washington+St+to:E+Railroad+Ave+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E%2FJefferson+Davis+Hwy+to:GA-32+E%2FSycamore+Rd+to:GA-125+N%2FGA-32+E%2FSycamore+Rd+to:GA-125+N%2FGA-32+E%2FIrwinville+Hwy+to:Unknown+road+to:W+4th+St+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E%2FOcilla+Hwy+to:Ocilla+Rd+to:W+Ashley+St&hl=en&ll=31.639352,-83.71582&spn=1.241633,1.766052&sll=31.508148,-82.850427&sspn=0.001223,0.001725&geocode=FbzT5AEdm2z3-g%3BFQ_T5AEdOZj3-g%3BFeUR5AEd2IL7-g%3BFc0B5AEdKqL7-g%3BFeIv5AEdkaL7-g%3BFQQy5AEddaT7-g%3BFSAc5AEd1Yr9-g%3BFbEW5AEd7Pj9-g%3BFbca5AEdiHT--g%3BFYbA4wEdwQAA-w%3BFat04wEd7jAB-w%3BFdy64wEdDGAD-w%3BFSrL4wEd04wD-w%3BFVwv4wEdZdsD-w%3BFWEu4wEdft4D-w%3BFRQv4wEdQTsE-w%3BFZGc4gEdBRkH-w%3BFQWn4gEd6yQH-w%3BFdDf4gEdyiUI-w%3BFfYW4gEdIYoJ-w%3BFegW4gEdcbIJ-w%3BFdwd4gEdVeQK-w%3BFRTA4QEd2xQN-w%3BFevX4AEd4nwP-w%3BFbnG4AEdas0P-w&oq=Daw&dirflg=h&mra=dme&mrsp=24&sz=19&t=h&z=9. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
    Google Inc. "Route of SR 32 (Douglas to Sterling)". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=W+Ashley+St&daddr=E+Ashley+St+to:E+Ward+St+to:GA-32+E+to:31.5406969,-82.473212+to:Unknown+road+to:W+16th+St+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:W+Main+St+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E+to:GA-32+E%2FHarrell+Hwy+to:GA-32+E%2FGA-99+N&hl=en&ll=31.363018,-82.19696&spn=1.245308,1.766052&sll=31.272586,-81.562393&sspn=0.001217,0.001725&geocode=FbnG4AEdbM0P-w%3BFaDG4AEdKNEP-w%3BFdzG4AEd6BwQ-w%3BFXzM4AEdYU4R-w%3BFdhF4QEdBI8V-ykZmyMP1RvwiDEiFhHOuw7l-A%3BFZlD4QEdGqAV-w%3BFQxA4QEdDrgV-w%3BFZNH4QEdHBUX-w%3BFVpA4QEdBhwX-w%3BFUne3wEdpoAZ-w%3BFd_v3gEdsqMa-w%3BFfdh3gEd3EEc-w%3BFTUj3gEdYYod-w%3BFWMc3gEdZkwe-w%3BFZ_s3AEdBNQi-w%3BFckt3QEd4HUj-w&mra=mi&mrsp=15&sz=19&via=4&t=h&z=9. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "National Highway System: Georgia" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. October 1, 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Google Inc. "Route of SR 32 Connector". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Unknown+road&daddr=Unknown+road&hl=en&ll=31.665587,-83.632803&spn=0.001212,0.001725&sll=31.665703,-83.632602&sspn=0.001212,0.001725&geocode=FaEs4wEd39wD-w%3BFV0u4wEdlN4D-w&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=19&t=h&z=19. Retrieved August 18, 2013.

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing