U.S. 31 North - Escambia County

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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 SR 47 at Monroeville. The line continues southward to Pensacola, Florida. 08/24/02
U.S. 31 travels eastward from the Baldwin County line to Atmore and Flomaton. Pictured here is the approach to SR 21. 08/24/02
Situated in downtown Atmore, is the crossroads of U.S. 31 and SR 21. SR 21 is an alternative route for Interstate 65 to Pensacola, Florida traffic to that of SR 113 and U.S. 29 to the east. The route receives a significant amount of traffic for being in a relatively rural environment. 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 SR 21 six miles to the north. Traffic turning to the right will cross the Florida state line in two miles, and will transition to SR 97 as it migrates southward towards Pensacola. 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. 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. 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. 09/27/08
Escambia County 17 follows 18th Avenue north from U.S. 31 to Escambia County 27 (Carver Avenue). 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. 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 to Wawbeek. 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. 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. 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. 09/27/08
U.S. 31 meanders east from County Road 2, straying north of the adjacent CSX Railroad line to Flomaton. 09/27/08
Entering the town limits of Flomaton along U.S. 31 east. 09/27/08
Once in Flomaton, U.S. 31 nears the merge with U.S. 29 & SR 113 north. The tandem enter U.S. 31 along Flomaton Boulevard from Century, Florida, 0.8 miles to the south. 09/27/08
U.S. 29 & 31 share 14.4 miles of pavement between Flomaton and Brewton along a mostly four-lane corridor. 09/27/08
U.S. 29 begins in Pensacola and ventures northward to Gonzalez, Cantonment, and Century before meeting U.S. 31 at Flomaton. SR 113 begins at the state line and follows U.S. 29 and 31 northward. 09/27/08
U.S. 29 U.S. 31 Alabama State Route 113 North
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Reassurance markers posted for U.S. 29-31 & SR 113 at Palafox Street in Flomaton. The three way overlap was expanded from two to five lanes in 2002. 08/24/02, 04/13/12
U.S. 29-31 & SR 113 next cross Big Escambia Creek over the F.P. "Skippy" White Bridge South. 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. 04/13/12
Escambia County Road 25 stems north from Railroad Street / Van Hoosen Road in Flomaton to Stanley Crossroads. 04/13/12
Approaching the split of SR 113 north from U.S. 29 & 31. U.S. 29 & 31 continue east toward Pollard and McCall. 04/13/12
SR 113 represents one of two four-lane divided highways leading north to Interstate 65 in Escambia County. Widening of the state route north to I-65 at Exit 69 took place between September 11, 2007 and November 12, 2008. 04/13/12
SR 113 travels 13.5 miles from U.S. 29 & 31 at Flomaton to I-65 and CR 17 near Barnett Crossroads. The four-lane highway represents part of the main hurricane evacuation route for Pensacola, Florida. 04/13/12
U.S. 29 U.S. 31 North
Northbound U.S. 29 & 31 (South Boulevard) intersect Alco Drive, the original alignment of the two routes, ahead of Burnt Corn Creek. 12/05/09
U.S. 29 & 31 parallel a CSX Railroad line east of Burnt Corn Creek, necessitating trucks destined for U.S. 29 north or SR 41 south to utilize Persimmon Street to make a right turn. 12/05/09
Persimmon Street parallels U.S. 29 & 31 (South Boulevard) to SR 41 (St. Nicholas Avenue), one block north of St. Joseph Avenue. The access road also connects with SR 41 north. 12/05/09
U.S. 29 turns southward with SR 41 onto Mildred Street from U.S. 31 (St. Joseph Avenue) in Downtown Brewton. U.S. 31 continues en route to the Conecuh County seat of Evergreen and U.S. 84 while SR 41 and U.S. 29 lead southeast 1.2 miles to East Brewton. 12/05/09
U.S. 31 North
Leaving SR 41 (St. Nicholas Avenue / Mildred Street) and U.S. 29, U.S. 31 continues alongside a CSX Railroad to Douglas Avenue. A large mileage sign lists the distances to Castleberry (next town north of Brewton), Evergreen (U.S. 84), and Greenville. 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. 11/28/09
Now on Douglas Avenue, U.S. 31 quickly intersects Blacksher Street at this set of flashers. 11/28/09
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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. 11/28/09, 02/12/10
Escambia County 9 shifts from west of U.S. 31 in Brewton to east of U.S. 31 outside the city. 02/12/10
Old Castleberry Road returns Escambia County 9 to U.S. 31 for the third and final time west of Kirkland. 11/28/09
U.S. 31 follows a lightly traveled route outside Brewton to Camp McMillan and Castleberry. 11/28/09
Escambia County 40 (Mason Mill Pond Road) ventures west from U.S. 31 near Camp McMillan to SR 41. 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. 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. 11/28/09
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Lowering from County Road 57 toward the Conecuh County line along U.S. 31 north. 11/28/09


Photo Credits:

08/24/02, 06/21/05, 09/27/08, 11/28/09, 12/05/09, 02/12/10, 04/13/12 by AARoads

Connect with:
U.S. 29
State Route 21
State Route 41
State Route 113

Page Updated 10-03-2012.

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