State Route 152

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Alabama Route 152 East
SR 152 (North Boulevard) commences from a trumpet interchange with Interstate 65 sandwiched between the winding Alabama River. Photo taken 08/22/03.
SR 152 (North Boulevard) eastbound crosses over the Alabama River on a set of 1972 bridges. This view to the south shows the Montgomery skyline, anchored by the Regions Bank high rise. SR 152 is omitted on Interstate 65 related guide signs for Exit 173. Photo taken 08/22/03.
A diamond interchange joins SR 152 with 6th Street (former SR 143), an east-west road connecting North Boulevard with Parallel and Court Streets. SR 143 originally traveled between downtown Montgomery and the former Tyler-Goodwin Bridge. Photo taken 08/22/03.
The freeway portion of SR 152 concludes at the at-grade intersection with Jackson Ferry Road. Jackson Ferry Road ventures north from Court Street (former SR 143) to industrial areas alongside the Alabama River and the tolled Alabama River Parkway. Photo taken 08/22/03.
An at-grade railroad crossing follows along SR 152 (North Boulevard) east of Jackson Ferry Road. A spur, possibly defunct, from the adjacent CSX Railroad leads to a lumber mill north of AL-152. Photo taken 08/22/03.
Approaching the diamond interchange with Lower Wetumpka Road along SR 152 eastbound. The guide sign for the upcoming junction is substandard and not readily visible until one nears the off-ramp for the road. Photo taken 08/22/03.
North Boulevard eastbound at the Lower Wetumpka Road off-ramp. Montgomery County 74 follows Lower Wetumpka Road northward from SR 152 to Alabama River Parkway (County Road 2120) and Flatwood. Photo taken 08/22/03.
Opened in 1997, the Alabama River Parkway and toll bridge across the Alabama River joins northern reaches of Montgomery. This facility gives alternate access to the Prattville area via Cobbs Ford Road west from SR 143 (Main Street). Photo taken 08/22/03.
SR 152 intersects the east end of the Alabama River Parkway opposite Coliseum Boulevard south to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The toll bridge across the Alabama River connects Montgomery also with Millbrook and Coosada via SR 143 north. Photo taken 08/22/03.
Entering the final mile of SR 152 eastbound. The state route concludes at a diamond interchange with U.S. 231 and SR 21 near Madison Park. The two routes enters the capital city from Wetumpka and Blue Ridge to the north. Photo taken 08/22/03.
The off-ramp for U.S. 231 & SR 21 northbound departs SR 152 east. The four-lane arterial continues southwest into the city as Congressman William L. Dickinsin Drive (Federal Drive), which is the former in-city alignment of U.S. 231. Photo taken 08/22/03.
An end shield for SR 152 appears within the U.S. 231 & SR 21 interchange. North Boulevard also transitions into East Boulevard here. Photo taken 08/22/03.
A close-up of the SR 152 end shield. U.S. 231 & SR 21 continue southward along East Boulevard to Interstate 85 & U.S. 80. The roadway becomes more commercial with numerous signalized intersections. Photo taken 08/22/03.
Alabama Route 152 West
SR 152 begins and follows North Boulevard west from the U.S. 231 & SR 21 northbound departure from East Boulevard. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Four at-grade intersections tie minor side roads with SR 152 (North Boulevard) ahead of the traffic light with Alabama River Parkway north and Coliseum Boulevard south. A diamond interchange follows with Lower Wetumpka Road (County Road 74 north). Photo taken 10/06/12.
Alabama River Parkway ventures northwest from SR 152 (North Boulevard) and Coliseum Boulevard to a toll bridge across the Alabama River into Elmore County. The 1997-constructed facility provides an alternate route to Interstate 65 at Prattville, Coosada and Millbrook. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Trailblazers for Interstate 65 or U.S. 231 are often posted along SR 152 in lieu of state route reassurance markers. This scene looks at one such sign posted ahead of the North Boulevard bridge over a CSX Railroad line. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Lower Wetumpka Road winds southwest from SR 152 to Ripley Street near downtown Montgomery. Northward the road becomes County Road 74 north to Boylston, Flatwood and U.S. 231 & SR 21 near the Tallapoosa River bridge. Photo taken 10/06/12.
SR 152 curves southwest by the Chisholm community of Montgomery and passes under a pedestrian bridge on the one mile approach to Jackson Ferry Road. Photo taken 10/06/12.
A diamond interchange follows Jackson Ferry Road with 6th Street on SR 152 (North Boulevard) west. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Jackson Ferry Road journeys south from Alabama River Parkway to become Court Street at 6th Street. Court Street south into downtown was originally a part of SR 143. Photo taken 10/06/12.
SR 152 upgrades to a limited access highway from Jackson Ferry Road southwest to Interstate 65. The forthcoming Sixth Street off-ramp serves the Alabama State Docks area adjacent to the North Boulevard viaduct. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Sixth Street connects SR 152 with Parallel Street to the west and Court Street to the east. Combined these three roadways were a part of SR 143 north from old U.S. 80 (Madison Avenue) to the former Tyler-Goodwin Bridge across the Alabama River. Photo taken 10/06/12.
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SR 152 elevates to pass over Race Street, Chandler Street and a CSX Railroad yard leading into a folded diamond interchange with Louisville Street. Photos taken 10/06/12.
Louisville Street heads north to a CSX Railroad facility and south to Walker and Lafayette Streets, west of the CSX Railroad and Court Street. Photo taken 10/06/12.
SR 152 crosses the Alabama River ahead of a trumpet interchange with Interstate 65. Photo taken 10/06/12.
SR 152 exits the city limits of Montgomery and concludes with an end shield at the ramp split to Interstate 65. Photo taken 10/06/12.
Single lane ramps join Interstate 65 north to Prattville and Birmingham and south back into Montgomery and Mobile. Photo taken 10/06/12.

Photo Credits:

    08/22/03 by AARoads and Justin Cozart. 10/06/12 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 65
U.S. 80
U.S. 231
State Route 21

Page Updated 10-10-2012.

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