Highway

An excellent state and county highway system links every community in Morgan County with easily accessible roads throughout the Southeast. This business advantage allows many industries within Morgan County to implement just-in-time delivery practices.

  • U.S. 31, a four-lane, north-south highway, travels through Decatur and Hartselle
  • U.S. 72A is the main east-west route between Memphis and Atlanta through Decatur
  • Interstate 65, runs through the center of Morgan County and is part of the interstate system designed to take motorists from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes without hitting a traffic light or stop sign

Motor Freight Service

Decatur is the hub of the Tennessee Valley motor freight system with 39 companies linking the area with all parts of the nation. Thirty have terminals in Decatur and second morning delivery is common to major Midwest destinations such as Chicago, Detroit and Milwaukee.