Alabama State Route 142

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State Route 142 marker

State Route 142
Route information
Maintained by ALDOT
Length1.802 mi[1] (2.900 km)
Existed1982–present
Major junctions
West end US 278 southwest of Guin
East end US 43 / US 278 / SR 171 in Guin
Location
CountiesMarion
Highway system
  • Alabama Highways
SR 141SR 143

State Route 142 (SR 142) is a 1.802-mile-long (2.900 km) state highway in Marion County in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Alabama. The western terminus of the highway is at an intersection with U.S. Route 278 (US 278) southwest of Guin. The eastern terminus of the highway is at an intersection with US 43/US 278 in Guin.

Route description[edit]

SR 142 begins at an intersection with US 278 (internally designated as SR 118) southwest of Guin. It heads northeast through forested areas, on two-lane undivided 11th Avenue. The highway enters the city limits of Guin at a crossing over Wickett Creek. It crosses over a BNSF Railway line and Purgatory Creek. The route turns more to the east as it begins to pass homes and businesses. It intersects the eastern terminus of Marion County Route 16 (CR 16). SR 142 continues east into the commercial downtown of Guin, ending at an intersection with US 43/US 278/SR 118/SR 171.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

SR 142 was created in 1982 when US 278 was rerouted along a new roadway south of Guin.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Marion County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000 US 278 (SR 118) – Sulligent, GuinWestern terminus
Guin1.8022.900 US 43 (SR 118) / US 278 / SR 171 – Jasper, Hamilton, FayetteEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c Milepost Map (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 27, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2011.
  2. ^ General Highway Map (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 27, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2011.
  3. ^ Google (March 30, 2011). "overview of Alabama State Route 142" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 30, 2011.