Transportation

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Interstates / Federal Highways

The following are interstates and federal highways that are located in PowerSouth counties.

  • Interstate 10 (Baldwin)
  • Interstate 20 (Calhoun, Cleburne, St. Clair, Talladega)
  • Interstate 59 (Etowah, St. Clair)
  • Interstate 65 (Autauga, Baldwin, Butler, Chilton, Conecuh, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Shelby)
  • Interstate 85 (Chambers, Lee, Macon, Montgomery)
  • Interstate 759 (Etowah)
  • Highway 11 (Etowah, St. Clair)
  • Highway 29 (Bullock, Chambers, Covington, Crenshaw, Elmore, Escambia, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Pike)
  • Highway 31 (Autauga, Baldwin, Butler, Chilton, Escambia, Etowah, Montgomery, Shelby)
  • Highway 43 (Barbour, Clarke, Washington)
  • Highway 45 (Washington)
  • Highway 72 (Conecuh)
  • Highway 78 (Talladega)
  • Highway 80 (Dallas, Macon, Montgomery, Russell)
  • Highway 82 (Autauga, Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Montgomery)
  • Highway 84 (Coffee, Coosa, Covington, Houston, Monroe)
  • Highway 90 (Baldwin)
  • Highway 98 (Baldwin)
  • Highway 231 (Dale, Elmore, Houston, Montgomery, Pike, St. Clair)
  • Highway 280 (Etowah, Coosa, Lee, Shelby, Tallapoosa)
  • Highway 331 (Covington, Crenshaw, Montgomery)
  • Highway 411 (Etowah, St. Clair)
  • Highway 431 (Calhoun, Chambers, Etowah, Henry, Houston, Randolph, Russell)

Airports

Regional airports within or near the PowerSouth service include:

The area is in close proximity to two larger international airports – Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (Birmingham, AL) and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, GA). Many of the counties have municipal airports that can accommodate corporate jets.

Railroads

PowerSouth communities are serviced by two major rail providers – Norfolk Southern and CSX Corporation. Several shorter railways provide rail access throughout the area. These rail providers are:

  • Alabama Florida Railway (Covington County)
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Railway (West Alabama)
  • Bay Line Railroad (Henry County)
  • East Alabama Railway (Talladega County, Sylacauga)
  • Wiregrass Central Railroad (Coffee County)

Alabama State Port Authority - The Port of Mobile

Operated by the Alabama State Port Authority, the Port of Mobile is a full-service, deepwater port that includes terminal services and access to five major railroads, various trucking companies, two interstate systems (I-10 and I-65), and Brookley Airport Complex (freight forwarding transportation services).

The Alabama State Port Authority also operates a system of ten inland ports throughout Alabama. The state is part of the Tennesse-Tombigbee Waterway.

PowerSouth communities that have inland ports are:

  • Clairborne (Monroe County)
  • Columbia (Shelby County)
  • Demopolis (Marengo County)
  • Eufaula (Barbour County)
  • Montgomery (Montgomery County)
  • Phenix City (Russell County)
  • Selma (Dallas County)