Alabama State Route 77

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State Route 77 marker

State Route 77
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 124 mi[1] (200 km)
Existed: 1940 – present
Major junctions
South end: US-431 at La Fayette
  SR-21 at Talladega
I‑20 at Lincoln
US-78 at Lincoln
US-411 at Rainbow City
I‑59 at Attalla
US-11 at Attalla
US-278 near Attalla
North end: US-431 near Attalla
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes
SR-76 US-78

State Route 77 or SR-77 is a north–south highway in eastern Alabama that runs from U.S. Highway 431 near Lafayette and ends at U.S. Highway 431 just north of Attalla. North of Talladega, the route passes the entrance to Talladega Superspeedway, home of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series races that are held annually.

The original route of SR-77 was established in 1940, running from Lafayette to Ashland. By 1961, the route was extended to its current terminus in northwestern Etowah County. Until 1985, the segment of the route between Talladega and Lincoln was co-signed as Alternate U.S. Highway 231.

The earlier routes that predated SR-77 in Talladega County and Calhoun Counties include the Gilbert's Ferry road and the Jackson Trace, which was used and named after General Andrew Jackson, who, with militia used this part of the route the defeat the Creek Indians at the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend.

Counties along the route[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Chambers LaFayette 0.000 0.000 US-431 (Lafayette Street / SR-1)
Randolph   17.663 28.426 SR-22 east – Roanoke Southern end of SR-22 concurrency
Wadley 18.974 30.536 SR-22 west (Lee Street) – Alexander City Northern end of SR-22 concurrency
Clay   32.034 51.554 SR-49 south – Mellow Valley, New Site Southern end of SR-49 concurrency
  34.215 55.064 SR-49 north – Lineville Northern end of SR-49 concurrency
Ashland 40.245 64.768 SR-9 north Southern end of SR-9 concurrency
40.300 64.857 SR-9 south / CR-31 north Northern end of SR-9 concurrency
Talladega Talladega 63.298 101.868 SR-21 north Southern end of SR-21 concurrency
64.474 103.761 SR-21 south Northern end of SR-21 concurrency
66.259 106.634 SR-275 to SR-21 – Sylacauga, Montgomery, Anniston, Shocco Springs
  67.928 109.320 SR-34 west
Lincoln 75.979 122.276 I‑20 – Birmingham, Atlanta I-20 exit 168
77.259 124.336 US-78 (SR-4)
Calhoun Ohatchee 90.269 145.274 SR-144 – Ragland
Etowah Rainbow City 103.242 166.152 US-411 (Rainbow Drive / SR-25) – Ashville, Gadsden
Gadsden 107.407 172.855 I‑59 to I‑759 – Birmingham, Chattanooga I-59 exit 181
Attalla 109.122 175.615 US-11 (3rd Street / SR-3)
  111.881 180.055 US-278 (SR-74) – Cullman, Walnut Grove, Attalla
  112.334 180.784 US-431 (SR-1) – Albertville, Boaz
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi