Georgia State Route 155

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State Route 155 marker

State Route 155
Route information
Maintained by GDOT
Length: 57.2 mi[1] (92.1 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 19 / US 19 Bus. / US 41 / US 41 Bus. / SR 3 / SR 7 south of Griffin
 
North end: US 23 / SR 13 in Brookhaven
Location
Counties: Spalding, Henry, Rockdale, DeKalb
Highway system
  • Georgia State Routes
SR 154 SR 156

State Route 155 (SR 155) is a 57.2-mile-long (92.1 km) state highway that travels south-to-north through portions of Spalding, Henry, Rockdale, and DeKalb counties in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Georgia.

Route description[edit]

Spalding County[edit]

SR 155 begins at an intersection with US 19/US 41/SR 3/SR 7 south of Griffin, in Spalding County. This also marks the southern terminus of US 19 Bus./US 41 Bus., which travel concurrently with SR 155 to the northeast to an intersection with SR 16 in the central part of the city. They cross a Norfolk Southern Railway until SR 155 departs to the east. It heads northeast, and turns north on McDonough Road. It heads northward and enters Henry County.[1]

Henry and Rockdale Counties[edit]

SR 155 meets Interstate 75 (I-75), just before it enters McDonough. In the city, it intersects US 23/SR 42. In the main part of the city is SR 20. The two highways travel concurrently for about a block. Then, SR 81 travels concurrent with it for a short distance. SR 155 departs to the north, and intersects SR 138 just before it reaches the Henry–Rockdale county line. It travels along the county line until just past Panola Mountain State Park, where it re-enters Henry County for a short distance. After that, it enters DeKalb County.[1]

DeKalb County[edit]

Georgia State Route 155 in North Decatur

SR 155 continues to the north-northwest to Snapfinger and turns west on Flat Shoals Parkway. It curves to the northwest and has an interchange with I-285 on the southeastern edge of Panthersville. The highway heads through Panthersville and meets I-20 on the northeast edge of it. In the East Lake neighborhood, it intersects SR 154. In Decatur, it has a brief concurrency with US 278/SR 10. In the northwest part of Decatur is US 23/US 29/SR 8. East of North Druid Hills is an intersection with SR 236. On the North Druid Hills–Brookhaven city line is an interchange with I-85. SR 155 curves to the northeast to meet its northern terminus, an intersection with US 23/SR 13, south of Chamblee.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

State Routes 20, 42, 81, and 155 in McDonough
County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Spalding 0.0 0.0 US 19 / US 41 / SR 3 / SR 7 south (Martin L. King Jr. Parkway) / US 19 Bus. begins / US 41 Bus. begins (Zebulon Parkway) – Zebulon, Barnesville, Jonesboro Southern terminus of US 19 Bus./US 41 Bus./SR 155; northern terminus of SR 7; south end of US 19 Bus./US 41 Bus. concurrency
Griffin 4.0 6.4 US 19 Bus. north / US 41 Bus. north / SR 16 (Taylor Street) North end of US 19 Bus./US 41 Bus. concurrency
Henry 18.6 29.9 I‑75 (SR 401) – Macon, Atlanta I-75 exit 216
McDonough 20.3 32.7 US 23 / SR 42 (Macon Street) – Jackson, Atlanta
21.9 35.2 SR 20 east / SR 81 east (Keys Ferry Street) – Conyers, Covington
22.0 35.4 SR 20 east / SR 81 east (John Frank Ward Boulevard) – Conyers, Covington South end of SR 20/SR 81 concurrency
22.2 35.7 SR 20 west / SR 81 west (John Frank Ward Boulevard) – Stockbridge, Lovejoy North end of SR 20/SR 81 concurrency
32.1 51.7 SR 138 – Stockbridge, Conyers
DeKalb 39.5 63.6 SR 212 south (Browns Mill Road) – Monticello Northern terminus of SR 212
Panthersville 44.5 71.6 I‑285 (Atlanta Bypass / SR 407) I-285 exit 48
45.7 73.5 I‑20 (Ralph David Abernathy Freeway /SR 402) – Atlanta, Augusta I-20 exit 65
East Lake 48.3 77.7 SR 154 (Memorial Drive SE) – Atlanta, Stone Mountain
Decatur 50.0 80.5 US 278 west / SR 10 west (East College Avenue) – Atlanta South end of US 278/SR 10 concurrency
50.3 81.0 US 278 east / SR 10 east (East College Avenue) – Avondale Estates, Lithonia North end of US 278/SR 10 concurrency
51.8 83.4 US 23 south / US 29 / US 78 / SR 8 (Scott Boulevard) – Atlanta, Stone Mountain South end of US 23 concurrency
54.4 87.5 SR 236 (Lavista Road) – Atlanta, Tucker
North Druid HillsBrookhaven line 55.9 90.0 I‑85 (Northeast Expressway / SR 403) – Atlanta, Greenville I-85 exit 91
Brookhaven 57.2 92.1 US 23 north / SR 13 (Buford Highway NE) – Atlanta, Chamblee Northern terminus; north end of US 23 concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Google (June 24, 2013). "Overview map of SR 155" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 

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