Alabama State Route 86

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State Route 86 marker

State Route 86
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length: 27.396 mi[1] (44.090 km)
Existed: 1957 – present
Major junctions
West end: MS 388 at Mississippi state line west of Pickensville
  SR-14 at Pickensville
SR-17 at Carrollton
East end: US-82 at Gordo
Counties: Pickens
Highway system
  • Alabama State Routes
SR-85 SR-87

State Route 86 is a 32-mile-long (51 km) route in Pickens County in the western part of the state. The route begins at the Mississippi-Alabama state line and is a continuation of Mississippi Highway 388. The eastern terminus of the route is at its junction with U.S. Highway 82 at Gordo.

Route description[edit]

State Route 86 is aligned along a two-lane roadway as it enters Alabama. Just east of the Mississippi-Alabama state line the route crosses the Tom Bevill Lock and Dam and enters the town of Pickensville. The route assumes an eastward orientation as it continues across Pickens County, connecting Pickensville with Carrollton and Gordo, where it junctions U.S. Highway 82, which leads eastwardly to Tuscaloosa.

State Route 86 was designated in 1957. The original route ran from the Mississippi state line to Carrollton, replacing County Road 70. The route was extended eastward to its current terminus in 1962, replacing County Road 12.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Pickens County.

Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Pickensville 0.000 0.000 MS 388 west Mississippi state line
2.978 4.793 SR-14 – Tom Bevill Lock & Dam and Visitor Center
Carrollton 14.113 22.713 SR-17 south (Commerce Street) – Aliceville west end of SR-17 overlap; partial traffic circle around Pickens County Courthouse
14.167 22.800 SR-17 north (Reform Street) – Reform east end of SR-17 overlap
  27.396 44.090 US-82 (SR-6) – Gordo, Tuscaloosa
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Alabama Department of Transportation. "Milepost Maps". Retrieved June 15, 2011.