Alabama State Route 168

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State Route 168 marker

State Route 168
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 17.392 mi[1] (27.990 km)
Existed: 1948 – present
Major junctions
West end: SR 75
  US 431
East end: SR 68
Location
Counties: Marshall
DeKalb
Highway system
SR 167 SR 169

State Route 168 is a 17.392-mile-long (27.990 km) route in the northeastern part of the state. The western terminus of the route is at its junction with State Route 75 at Douglas. The eastern terminus of the route is at its junction with State Route 68 approximately eight miles northeast of Boaz in southwestern DeKalb County.

Route description[edit]

State Route 168 is aligned along a two-lane road for its duration. From its western origin at Douglas in southeastern Marshall County, the route travels eastwardly as it leads towards Boaz. At Boaz, the route turns northeastwardly, crossing U.S. Highway 431 and leading into DeKalb County. The eastern terminus of the route is at Kilpatrick, an unincorporated community near the border of DeKalb and Marshall Counties.[2]

State Route 168 passes several outlet malls near downtown Boaz. The malls are located west of the junction between US-431 and State Route 168.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Marshall Douglas 0.000 0.000 SR 75 Western terminus
Boaz 8.518 13.708 SR 179 SR-179 northern terminus
9.943 16.002 SR 205
10.852 17.465 US 431 (SR-1)
DeKalb Kilpatrick 17.392 27.990 SR 68 Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Milepost Map of DeKalb & Marshall Counties (PDF) (Map). Cartography by ALDOT Bureau of Transportation Planning, Survey & Mapping Division. Alabama Department of Transportation. 1999. 
  2. ^ Google (May 3, 2010). "SR-168 entire route" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 3, 2010.