State Route 22

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SR 22 is a lengthy highway stretching from Safford and SR 5 in southwest Alabama through Selma, Clanton and Alexander City, to the Georgia state line east of Roanoke.

Alabama 22 east
Mileage sign posted for Alabama 22 eastbound after it ends an eight mile overlap with U.S. 31. The state route enters the Coosa River valley and crosses Mitchell Lake en route to the Coosa County seat of Rockford. Photo taken 09/29/03.
Alabama 22 west
Alabama 22 west combines with Alabama 49 south for a one mile overlap at the northern Tallapoosa County community of New Site. Photo taken 09/29/03.
Alabama 22 westbound parts ways with Alabama 49 at New Site. 17 miles to the south Alabama 49 reaches the county seat of Dadeville and U.S. 280. Alabama 22 meanwhile continues 13 miles westward to Alexander City. Photo taken 09/29/03.
Now within Alexander City, Alabama 22 westbound sees another overlap, this time with Alabama 63. The north-south route travels nine miles south from Hackneyille to merge onto Alabama 22. Photo taken 09/29/03.
One mile removed from downtown Alexander City, Alabama 22 and 63 reach U.S. 280. Here Alabama 63 departs Alabama 22 for a 25 mile journey south to Eclectic. Alabama 22 combines with U.S. 280 west for a two-mile overlap. Traffic turning left onto U.S. 280 east will reach Dadeville and Alabama 49 in 13 miles. Photo taken 09/29/03.
Westbound Alabama 22 in rural Coosa County. The east-west highway crosses Mitchell Lake into Chilton County in this westbound photograph. To the north is Mitchell Dam, one of two Coosa River blockages. Photo taken 09/29/03.
Alabama 22 westbound approaches U.S. 31 south of Cooper and north of Verbena. Here the state route turns northwestward along U.S. 31 for an eight mile overlap to the county seat of Clanton. Photo taken 09/29/03.

Photo Credits:

09/29/03 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 31
U.S. 280
State Route 49

Page Updated 11-21-2003.