State Route 17

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Alabama 17 overlays all of U.S. 45 north from Mobile with the exception of the northernmost 17 miles where Alabama 57 takes over. The portion of Alabama 17 along U.S. 45 in Washington County is fully posted. Near Deer Park, Alabama 17 leaves U.S. 45 and takes a northern turn to the Clarke county seat of Chatom.

Alabama 17 north
Once in Washington County, SR 17 appears along side U.S. 45 to aid motorists headed north to Chatom. This assembly is located at Deer Park near the intersection CR 8, two miles south of the SR 17 and U.S. 45 separation. Photo taken 02/10/02.
Northbound split of U.S. 45 and SR 17. SR 57 accompanies U.S. 45 for the remaining miles north to the Mississippi state line. The U.S. highway continues northward to Waynesboro, Quitman and Meridian in Mississippi, while SR 17 turns north through the Black Belt to the rural communities of Butler and York. Photo taken 02/10/02.
Alabama 17 north shares a one block overlap with Alabama 56 in the Chatom business district. Photo taken 08/10/02.
Alabama 56 travels a rural route west from Chatom to U.S. 45 and Mississippi 42 at State line. Photo taken 08/10/02.
SR 17 north and U.S. 84 intersect at the community of Bolinger. Prior to the completion of the Tombigbee River at Coffeeville, U.S. 84 traveled along side U.S. 84 and on what is now SR 56 across Washington County. U.S. 84 otherwise travels between Waynesboro, Mississippi and Grove Hill. Photo taken 08/10/02.
A one-piece four-way flasher on Alabama 17 north at the merge with Choctaw County 14 in Gilbertown. This rural community is similar to Millry to the south. Photo taken 08/10/02.
The split with Choctaw County 14 on Alabama 17 north. This county route travels westward towards Melvin, before crossing the state line to Quitman. County overlaps with state routes are generally not signed in Alabama. Photo taken 08/10/02.
Northbound at Alabama 10 in downtown Butler. The cross-state route heads west travels 34 miles to Meridian, Mississippi east 28 miles to Dixons Mills. Photo taken 08/10/02.
The western terminus of Alabama 156 from Alabama 17 north at the rural community of Jachin. Photo taken 08/10/02.
South of York, SR 17 north meets U.S. 80 at a folded diamond interchange. Since expanded here to four lanes, U.S. 80 joins the I-20/59 corridor at Cuba with Demopolis, Selma and Montgomery to the east. Photo taken 08/10/02.

Photo Credits:

02/10/02, 08/10/02 by AARoads

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U.S. 45

Page Updated 11-21-2003.