Alabama State Route 159

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State Route 159

AL 159 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length29.626 mi[1] (47.678 km)
Major junctions
South end US 82 in Gordo
North end SR 171 in Fayette
CountryUnited States
CountiesFayette, Pickens
Highway system
  • Alabama State Highway System
SR 158 SR 160

State Route 159 (SR 159) is a 29.626-mile (47.678 km) state highway that serves as a north–south connection between Gordo and Fayette through Fayette and Pickens counties. SR 159 intersects US 82 at its southern terminus and SR 171 at its northern terminus.

Route description

Northern terminus

SR 159 begins at an intersection with US 82 (internally designated as SR 6) in the central business district of Gordo.[2] From this point, SR 159 follows a meandering northeasterly course through northern Pickens County and southern Fayette County en route to its northern terminus, an intersection with SR 171 in Fayette.[3]

Major intersections

PickensGordo0.00.0 US 82 (SR 6) – Reform, TuscaloosaSouthern terminus
FayetteFayette29.62647.678 SR 171 (Temple Avenue South) – Tuscaloosa, WinfieldNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Milepost Map of Fayette & Pickens Counties (PDF) (Map). Cartography by ALDOT Bureau of Transportation Planning, Survey & Mapping Division. Alabama Department of Transportation. 1999. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25.
  2. ^ Google (May 2, 2010). "Overview map of SR 159's southern terminus" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 2, 2010.
  3. ^ Google (May 2, 2010). "Overview map of SR 159's northern terminus" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 2, 2010.