Interstate 759

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Interstate 759 marker

Interstate 759
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 5.407 mi[2] (8.702 km)
4.541 mi (7.308 km) as I-759
0.866 mi (1.394 km) as SR-759
Existed: October 22, 1986[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: I‑59 in Attalla
East end: US-411 / SR-759 in Gadsden
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes
SR-299 SR-959

Interstate 759 (I-759) is a part of the Interstate Highway System in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is a spur route that runs for 4.54 miles (7.31 km) between the cities of Attalla and Gadsden in Etowah County. It begins at an Interstate 59 (I-59) in Attalla and ends at U.S. Route 411 (US 411) in southern Gadsden adjacent to the Gadsden Mall. The route continues east as the at-grade thoroughfare State Route 759 (SR 759) until the route ends at SR 291 in Gadsden.

Route description[edit]

Two green signs are located above an elevated portion of roadway with no traffic visible on a cloudy day.
I-759 becomes SR-759 at US-411

I-759 begins at Exit 182 of I-59 in Attalla.[3] From this point the route travels in an easterly direction across a marshy area prior to reaching its first exit at Black Creek Parkway, a diamond interchange.[4][5] From the Black Creek exit, I-759 continues in its easterly direction and crosses the Coosa River along a causeway and short bridge prior to reaching US 411.[6] At the US 411 interchange, the I-759 designation ends, but the route continues as SR 759 in spanning the Coosa River.[7]


A new four lane bridge crossing the Coosa River opened in 2004.[8]


Currently, there are plans to extend I-759 east to US 278 on the east side of Gadsden,[9] as well as west towards Attalla and linking it to SR 77.[citation needed] This would mean that SR 759 would be completely Removed.

Exit list[edit]

The entire route is in Etowah County.

Location mi[2] km Exit[10] Destinations Notes
Attalla 0.00 0.00 I‑59 – Birmingham, Chattanooga Western terminus; I-59 exit 182
Gadsden 2.67 4.30 2 Black Creek Parkway
4.54 7.31 4 US-411 (Rainbow Drive) – Rainbow City, Gadsden Signed as exits 4A (south) and 4B (north); I-759 ends and SR-759 begins; eastern terminus
5.41 8.71 SR-759 east – East Gadsden
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Alabama State Route 759[edit]

State Route 759 marker

State Route 759
Interstate 759 Extension
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 1.00 mi (1.61 km)
Existed: October 22, 1986 – present
Major junctions
West end: I‑759 / US-411 in Tuscaloosa
East end: SR-291 in Gladsden
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes

SR 759 or Interstate 759 Extension is the I-759 at-grade extension past US 411. It runs to AL-291 in Gladsden, where AL-759 ends.

Major Junctions[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Gadsden 0.00 0.00 I‑759 / US-411 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1.00 1.61 SR-291 in Gladsden, Alabama
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

I-759 References[edit]

  1. ^ Alford, Chip (October 20, 1986). "I-759 opens Wednesday". The Gadsden Times. p. A1. Retrieved April 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Alabama Department of Transportation. "Milepost Maps". Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ Google Maps street maps and USGS topographic maps, accessed April 21, 2010 via ACME Mapper
  4. ^ Google (April 21, 2010). "Interstate 759 spanning marsh" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 21, 2010. 
  5. ^ Google (April 21, 2010). "Interstate 759/Exit 2" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 21, 2010. 
  6. ^ Google (April 21, 2010). "Interstate 759/ Neely Henry Lake causeway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 21, 2010. 
  7. ^ Google (April 21, 2010). "Interstate 759 eastern terminus" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 21, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Bridge on the River Coosa Helped Ease Traffic Flow". The Gadsden Times. March 7, 2006. p. C1. 
  9. ^ Powell, Andy (July 12, 2012). "Interstate 759 extension hits roadblock". The Gadsden Times. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  10. ^ Official Highway Map (Map) (2007-2008 ed.). Alabama Department of Transportation. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google