U.S. Highway 78

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U.S. Highway 78 (also known as U.S. Route 78) currently runs for 715 miles from I-240 in Memphis, Tennessee to US 17 in Charleston, South Carolina. Much of the route between Memphis and Birmingham has been paralleled by the new Interstate 22 (Corridor X).

US 78 traverses the states of:

  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi - has converted portions of the highway to controlled access in order to be turned into I-22.
  • Alabama - paired with unmarked Alabama State Highway 4 throughout the state, except for the compeleted sections of I-22.
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina

Notable cities along the route of the highway include:

  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Augusta, Georgia
  • Athens, Georgia
  • Snellville, Georgia
  • Stone Mountain, Georgia
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oxford, Alabama
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Jasper, Alabama
  • Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Memphis, Tennessee

References

  • "U.S. Route 78." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 20 Nov 2006. [1].