Road Information

Interstate 20 in Alabama Total Mileage in State: 214 miles
Eastern End: At Georgia state line
Western End: At Mississippi state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 78 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Cleburne, Calhoun, Talladega, St. Clair, Jefferson
Major Junctions in Photos: I-459, in Irondale
Control Cities in Photos: Anniston, Pell City, Irondale

Westbound

   

Interstate 20 West at the Georgia / Alabama state line.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Sign indicating that since you just crossed into Alabama, you are now in the Central Time Zone.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Speed limit sign near mile marker 214. The speed limit starts out at 65 mph.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Finally, the Alabama welcome sign.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at the Alabama Welcome Center / Rest Area near mile marker 213.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 210: Ranburne / Muscadine  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West shield located near mile marker 210.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 210. It's 10 miles to Heflin, 25 miles to Oxford, and 79 miles to Birmingham.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 209.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 205: AL 46 - Ranburne / Heflin  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West: Road view from mile marker 201.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 199: AL 9 - Heflin / Hollis  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West: Road view from mile marker 197.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 191: US 431 / To US 78  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to Oxford and Anniston.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 188: To US 78 - Oxford / Anniston  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 185: AL 21 - Oxford / Anniston  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 184. The speed limit on most rural stretches of Interstate in Alabama is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Use Exit 173 to Talladega Superspeedway and Motor Sports Hall of Fame.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 179: AL 202 / To US 78 - Munford / Coldwater  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West: Road view from mile marker 175.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Again, use Exit 173 to Talladega Superspeedway and Motor Sports Hall of Fame. This sign is in a more reasonable location than the previous one.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 173: CR 5 - Eastaboga  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to Lincoln.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 168: AL 77 - Talladega / Lincoln  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 165: Embry / Lincoln  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West approaching Exit 162 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Use any of the next 3 exits to Pell City.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 162: US 78 - Riverside / Pell City  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West approaching Exit 158 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 158: US 231 - Ashville / Pell City  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 156: US 78 East - Eden / Odenville  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West approaching Exit 153 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 153: Chula Vista. They sure did a fine job of having all their big green exit signs down at the time I went through here.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West approaching Exit 152 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 152: Cook Springs. Yet another actual exit sign absent from this interchange during the construction.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Trucks were restricted to the left lane through the construction zone. This restriction usually applies in work zones in which the temporary right lane goes onto the shoulder, and they don't want all the weight from several trucks on the said shoulder.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 147: Brompton  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 144A: US 411 North - Moody / Odenville  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 144B: US 411 South - Leeds. If you didn't notice, these two exits are actually numbered incorrectly. If you're heading west or south, the B's are supposed to be the first exit, followed by the A's.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West: Road view from mile marker 142.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 140: US 78 - Leeds  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West approaching Exit 136 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/11).

Interstate 20 West at Exit 136: Interstate 459 - Montgomery / Tuscaloosa / Gadsden  (Photo taken 6/6/11).