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U.S. Highway 231

U.S. 231 North
A look at U.S. 231's northbound beginning at Harrison Avenue and U.S. 98 Business (6th Street). U.S. 231 commences as Harrison Avenue leaves downtown en route to junction U.S. 98 and Florida 391. Photo taken 07/31/06.
The first U.S. 231 reassurance shield posted along the four-state journey to northwestern Indiana. Photo taken 07/31/06.
One block into U.S. 231, Harrison Avenue intersects 7th Street at a signalized intersection. Photo taken 07/31/06.
A short distance north is the junction with Bay County 28 (11th Street) along U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue) north. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Bay County 28 follows all of 11th Street west to U.S. 98 Business (Beck Avenue) and east to U.S. 98 (Tyndall Parkway) at Callaway. Photo taken 07/31/06.
The second U.S. 231 shield is posted along Harrison Avenue north of Bay County 28 (11th Street). Photo taken 07/31/06.
Northbound at the traffic light with 12th Street. This light generally aids in movements to adjacent Bay High School. Photo taken 07/31/06.

A reverse-coloured U.S. 98 shield posted for the junction sign along U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue) north. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231's intersection with U.S. 98 lies south of the split with Florida 391 (Harrison Avenue). U.S. 98 (15th Street) constitutes a busy arterial route west to the Hathaway Bridge and Panama City and east to Cedar Grove and Springfield. Photo taken 07/31/06.
A glancing shot of the Florida 391 northbound beginning from U.S. 231 north. Florida 391 briefly continues Harrison Avenue before turning northwest along Airport Road to Bay County Panama City International Airport. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231 turns northeast from Harrison Avenue (Florida 391) and parallels the Bay Line Railroad from Panama City to Cedar Grove. A reassurance shield and mileage sign indicate its 20 miles to Youngstown and 50 miles to Cottondale. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Sign bridge listing Youngstown, an unincorporated community in north Bay County at junction Bay County 388, and Dothan, the largest city in southeastern Alabama, posted on U.S. 231 near its intersection with U.S. 98. U.S. 231 provides the main route from Alabama to the beaches of Bay County. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231 South
U.S. 231 travels through the unincorporated community of Fountain in northeastern Bay County. This reassurance shield is posted on the outskirts of the town after U.S. 231 intersects Florida 20. Photo taken 12/08/07.
Approaching the busy intersection with U.S. 98 (15th Street) on U.S. 231 south. U.S. 231 merges with Harrison Avenue (Florida 391) ahead of the southward turn toward downtown. Florida 391 ends as Florida 75, U.S. 231's hidden designation, continues. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Florida 391 (Harrison Avenue) enters from the north as U.S. 231 turns south in its wake. The U.S. 231 roadway continues southwest directly to U.S. 98, but is not officially named or numbered. Florida 391 exists to facilitate movements to Bay County Panama City International Airport from central Panama City. The route follows Airport Road northwest on its 2.27-mile routing to Florida 390 at Bay County 391. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue) turns south and quickly enters the intersection with U.S. 98 (15th Street). U.S. 98 west continues to the Hathaway Bridge and Panama City Beach while east serves the neighboring cities of Cedar Grove, Springfield, and Callaway. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Southbound U.S. 231 reassurance shield exists along Harrison Avenue south of U.S. 98 (15th Street). Harrison Avenue represents the east/west street prefix line in the city. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Southbound Harrison Avenue at 12th Street. Bay High School occupies the northeast corner of the intersection. Photo taken 07/31/06.
One block further south is the junction with Bay County 28 (11th Street). Bay County 28 travels west to St. Andrews in Panama City and east to U.S. 98 at Callaway. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Bay County 28 is signed for the most part and consists of a residential through route in Panama City, Cedar Grove, Springfield, and Callaway. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231's last southbound shield is posted beyond the intersection with Bay County 28 (11th Street). Photo taken 07/31/06.
A set of traffic lights hang above the U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue) intersection with 7th Street. Photo taken 07/31/06.
Oversized old-style U.S. 98 Business sign posted along the final block of U.S. 231 (Harrison Avenue) south. Photo taken 07/31/06.
U.S. 231 draws to a close without an end sign of any kind. The federal highway begins in northwestern Indiana and ends in downtown Panama City. Photo taken 07/31/06.

Page Updated August 11, 2008.