U.S. Highway 31 North - Escambia County

U.S. 31 north
Railroad overpass over U.S. 31, as it enters the town of Atmore in southwest Escambia County. This bridge is apart of the same railroad line the passes over Alabama 47 at Monroeville. The line continues southward to Pensacola, Florida. Photo taken 08/24/02.
U.S. 31 is orientated in an east-west fashion between the Baldwin/Escambia County line to Flomaton. This northbound (eastbound) photograph shows a Junction Alabama 21 shield and signage for Jefferson Davis Community College's Atmore campus. Photo taken 08/24/02.
Situated in downtown Atmore, is the crossroads of U.S. 31 and Alabama 21. Alabama 21 is an alternative route for Interstate 65 to Pensacola, Florida traffic to that of Alabama 113 and U.S. 29 to the east. The route receives a significant amount of traffic for being in a relatively rural environment. Photo taken 08/24/02.
Zooming in on the shield assembly between U.S. 31 and the railroad line in the above photograph. Interstate 65 sees an interchange (Exit 57) with Alabama 21 six miles to the north. Traffic turning to the right will cross the Florida state line in two miles, and will transition to Florida 97 as it migrates southward towards Pensacola. Photo taken 08/24/02.
Presley Street crosses paths with U.S. 31 (Nashville Avenue) as the highway leaves downtown Atmore. The north-south street connects with Escambia County 27 (Carver Avenue) to the north and Escambia County 8 (Horner Street) to the south. Photo taken 09/27/08.
8th Avenue leads south from U.S. 31 (Nashville Avenue) to Atmore Community Hospital and State Line Road and north to Escambia County 27 (Carver Avenue) at Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Mileage sign posted along U.S. 31 north as it exits the Atmore city limits. Flomaton is 14 miles to the east, followed by Brewton in 28 miles. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Escambia County 17 follows 18th Avenue north from U.S. 31 to Escambia County 27 (Carver Avenue). Photo taken 09/27/08.
A second leg of Escambia County 8 spurs south from U.S. 31 to Escambia County, Florida. Drivers taking the county road eventually reach Escambia County 99 at Bratt. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Continuing east along U.S. 31 from Escambia County 8 toward the crossing of Canoe Creek. A CSX Railroad line continues closely with the US route through to Wawbeek. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Escambia County 5 follows Canoe Road north to Escambia County 27 (Robinsonville Road) near Robinsonville. Southward the county highway is unsigned between Canoe and the Florida state line at Pine Barren Road. Photo taken 09/27/08.
U.S. 31 shifts from south of the parallel CSX Railroad to a path north of it. The two-lane roadway curves southward on the approach to a railroad overpass beyond Canoe. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Escambia County 2 begins and follows Old Atmore Road southeast from U.S. 31, east of Wawbeek. County Road 2 becomes College Street in the town of Flomaton. Photo taken 09/27/08.
U.S. 31 meanders east from County Road 2, straying north of the adjacent CSX Railroad line to Flomaton. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Entering the town limits of Flomaton along U.S. 31 east. Photo taken 09/27/08.
Once in Flomaton, U.S. 31 nears the merge with U.S. 29 & Alabama 113 north. The tandem enter U.S. 31 along Flomaton Boulevard from Century, Florida, 0.8 miles to the south. Photo taken 09/27/08.
U.S. 29 & 31 share 14.4 miles of pavement between Flomaton and Brewton along a mostly four-lane corridor. Photo taken 09/27/08.
U.S. 29 begins in Pensacola and ventures northward to Gonzalez, Cantonment, and Century before meeting U.S. 31 at Flomaton. Alabama 113 begins at the state line and follows U.S. 29 and 31 northward. Photo taken 09/27/08.
U.S. 29-31 & Alabama 113 north
Reassurance markers posted for U.S. 29-31 & Alabama 113 just east of their merge in Flomaton. The trio was widened from two to five lanes between the Alabama 113 legs in 2002. Photo taken 08/24/02. Second photo taken 04/13/12.
U.S. 29-31 & Alabama 113 next cross the Big Escambia Creek over the F.P. "Skippy" White Bridge South. Photo taken 06/21/05.
Northbound mileage sign posted 14 miles southwest of the U.S. 29 and 31 split at Brewton. Evergreen is 41 miles away via U.S. 31. Photo taken 04/13/12.
Escambia County 25 stems north from Railroad Street / Van Hoosen Road in Flomaton to Stanley Crossroads. Photo taken 04/13/12.
Approaching the split of Alabama 113 north from U.S. 29 & 31. U.S. 29 & 31 continue east toward Pollard and McCall. Photo taken 04/13/12.
Alabama 113 represents one of two four-lane divided highways leading north to Interstate 65 in Escambia County. Widening of the two-lane highway north to Exit 69 of Interstate 65 occurred between September 11, 2007 and November 12, 2008. Photo taken 04/13/12.
Alabama 113 travels 13.5 miles from U.S. 29 & 31 at Flomaton to Interstate 65 and Escambia County 17 near Barnett Crossroads. The four-lane divied highway acts as the main hurricane evacuation route for Pensacola, Florida. Photo taken 04/13/12.
U.S. 29 & 31 north
Northbound U.S. 29 & 31 (South Boulevard) intersects Alco Drive, the original alignment of the pair, ahead of Burnt Corn Creek. Photo taken 12/05/09.
U.S. 29 & 31 line the CSX Railroad closely east of Burnt Corn Creek, necessitating trucks destined for U.S. 29 north or Alabama 41 south to utilize Persimmon Street to make the right-hand turn. Photo taken 12/05/09.
Persimmon Street parallels U.S. 29 & 31 (South Boulevard) after the Burnt Corn Creek bridges to Alabama 41 (St. Nicholas Avenue), one block north of St. Joseph Avenue. The access road also doubles as the movement to Alabama 41 north. Photo taken 12/05/09.
U.S. 29 turns southward with Alabama 41 onto Mildred Street from U.S. 31 (St. Joseph Avenue) in downtown Brewton. U.S. 31 turns continues straight ahead en route to the Conecuh County seat of Evergreen and junction U.S. 84 while Alabama 41 and U.S. 29 lead southeast 1.2 miles to East Brewton. Photo taken 12/05/09.
U.S. 31 north
U.S. 31 leaves the junction with Alabama 41 (St. Nicholas Avenue / Mildred Street) and U.S. 29 and continues along side the CSX Railroad to Douglas Avenue. A large mileage sign lists the distances to Castleberry (next town north of Brewton), Evergreen (junction U.S. 84), and Greenville. Photo taken 11/28/09.
U.S. 31 carries four lanes with U.S. 29 from Flomaton to Brewton, but just two lanes from downtown Brewton north to Evergreen. This scene looks at the turn onto Douglas Avenue. Photo taken 11/28/09.
Now on Douglas Avenue, U.S. 31 quickly intersects Blacksher Street at this set of flashers. Photo taken 11/28/09.
U.S. 31 (Douglas Avenue) northbound at the beginning of Escambia County 9. County Road 9 loops to the west before jogging eastward across U.S. 31 at the north end of Brewton. Construction of a new Wal-mart shopping complex realigned the south end of the county road in 2009. Photo taken 11/28/09. Second photo taken 02/12/10.
Escambia County 9 shifts from west of U.S. 31 in Brewton to east of U.S. 31 outside the city. Photo taken 02/12/10.
Old Castleberry Road returns Escambia County 9 to U.S. 31 for the third and final time west of Kirkland. Photo taken 11/28/09.
U.S. 31 follows a lightly traveled route outside Brewton to Camp McMillan and Castleberry. Photo taken 11/28/09.
Escambia County 40 (Mason Mill Pond Road) ventures west from U.S. 31 near Camp McMillan to Alabama 41. Photo taken 11/28/09.
Like Escambia County 7 and 9 before, Escambia County 57 also constitutes a loop from U.S. 31. The route follows Smith Road east from U.S. 31 in this scene. Photo taken 11/28/09.
A brief set of passing lanes exist along U.S. 31 north of Camp McMillan, leading the route to the north end of Escambia County 57. Photo taken 11/28/09.
Lowering from County Road 57 toward the Conecuh County line along U.S. 31 north. Photos taken 11/28/09.


Photo Credits:

2002-08-24, 2005-06-21, 2008-09-27, 2009-11-28, 2009-12-05, 2010-02-12, 2012-04-13 by AARoads

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U.S. highway 29
Alabama 21
Alabama 41
Alabama 113

Page Updated 10-03-2012.

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