Roads of the Mid-South & West > Highways of the State of Alabama > U.S. Federal Route 72, Alabama > U.S. Federal Route 72; Madison County, Alabama

U.S. Federal Route 72
Madison County

U.S. Federal Route 72 runs east-west across Madison County. East of the Huntsville area, this highway provides a vital link for industry and trade. In Huntsville, U.S. Rt. 72 is one of the main route in the metros surface network.

U.S. Rt. 72 passes through the following towns in Madison County.
Huntsville
Chase
Ryland
Gurley

U.S. Rt. 72 is multi-plexed in Madison County.
Alabama State Route 2, through out Madison County.
U.S. Rt. 231, at Huntsville.
U.S. Rt. 431, at Huntsville.
Alabama State Route 1, at Huntsville.

U.S. Rt. 72 intersects the following highways in Madison County.
Alabama State Route 255, at Huntsville.
Alabama State Route 53, at Huntsville.

U.S. Rt. 231, at Huntsville.
U.S. Rt. 431, at Huntsville.
Alabama State Route 1, at Huntsville.
Interstate 565, at Huntsville.
ALT. U.S. Rt. 72, at Huntsville.


EB U.S. Rt. 72 near Gurley.

Most U.S. Rt. 72 shield along here were replaced with these shields.

EB U.S. Rt. 72 near Ryland.

EB U.S. Rt. 72 near Chase.

EB U.S. Rt. 72 at the interchange with I-565.

EB U.S. Rt. 72 east of I-565.

BGS on SB U.S. Rt. 231/431, WB U.S. Rt. 72 in Huntsville.

BGS on SB U.S. Rt. 231/431, WB U.S. Rt. 72 at the interchange of Memorial Parkway and University Drive.

Sign on WB U.S. Rt. 72 in Huntsville. Note: the odd shape of the shield.

WB U.S. Rt. 72 at AL St Rt 53.

Looking east along U.S. Rt. 72 at the intersection with AL St Rt 53 in Huntsville.

BGS on EB I-565.

WB U.S. Rt. 72 near AL St Rt 255.

WB U.S. Rt. 72 on the westside of Huntsville.

16 April 2009