Talladega County 399 - Speedway Boulevard

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Two portions of Talladega County Route 399 are posted. A 5.8-mile stretch follows Speedway Boulevard between Alabama State Route 77 and County Route 5 (Eastaboga Road) along the north side of Talladega Superspeedway. Forming the main access point to the speedway, this stretch of roadway carries four overall lanes with full shoulders.

The second branch of County Route 399 travels 7.5 miles south from County Route 5 near Eastaboga to Alabama State Route 21 at Curry.

During a major race event at Talladega Superspeedway, traffic along Speedway Boulevard is managed so that motorists travel inbound only to the track ahead of the race and outbound only after the race. This functions well as the track lies approximately midway between the CR 399 intersections with SR 77 and Eastaboga Road.

Talladega County Route 399 / Speedway Boulevard East
Temporary florescent yellow signs are posted throughout Talladega County during race day to direct traffic to and from the venue and in this case, to the various parking facilities and entrances to the race track. Photo taken 10/07/12.
CR 326 (Jackson Trace Road) ties into Speedway Boulevard by the International Motorsports Hall of Fame. CR 326 serves parking areas to the west of Talladega Superspeedway while connecting the track with the city of Talladega to the south. Photo taken 10/07/12.
Talladega County Route 399 / Speedway Boulevard West
County Road 399 (Speedway Boulevard) leaves the intersection with County Road 326 (Jackson Trace Road) and continues to SR 77. This scene, taken after the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500, shows the westbound-only configuration of Speedway Boulevard and temporary span-wire supported signs directing traffic leaving the track. Photo taken 10/07/12.
County Road 399 (Speedway Boulevard) west in the temporary outbound-only configuration from Talladega Superspeedway ahead of the flasher with SR 77. The bulk of traffic from NASCAR events turns northward onto SR 77 to the nearby interchange with Interstate 20. Photo taken 10/07/12.



Photo Credits:

10/07/12 by AARoads

Connect with:
State Route 77

Page Updated 10-14-2012.