U.S. Route 72, MS-365 to MS-785

 

Location: US-72 and MS 365, Burnsville

Reassurance shield after the Highway 365 junction as we head out of Burnsville.

Location: US-72 and CR 264, Alcorn Cty

As we leave Burnsville, we’ll enter Alcorn County, which very liberally signs its county routes using a slightly off-spec shield.

Location: US-72 and CR 262, Glen

Shortly thereafter, we’ll enter Glen.

Location: US-72 and CR 300, Glen

Turn left for CR 300.

Location: US-72 and CR 262, Glen

Still in Glen, turn right for CR 262.

Location: US-72 and CR 263, Glen

Also in Glen, turn right for CR 263 according to this badass sign.

Location: US-72 and CR 309, Glen

Glen has a lot of county roads for an incorporated city.

Location: US-72 and CR 308, Glen

Turn left for CR 308.

Location: US-72 and CR 307, Glen

Here’s another one!

Location: US-72 and CR 371, Glen

And another, as we head out of Glen.

Location: US-72 and CR 306, Alcorn Cty

Shortly thereafter, we’ll come to a light – the first light on US-72 since Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Turn right for CR 218 and left for CR 306.

Location: US-72 and CR 278, Alcorn Cty

Turn right for CR 278 just after the light.

Location: US-72 and CR 278, Alcorn Cty

Reassurance shield after the light.

Location: US-72 and CR 305, Alcorn Cty

Turn left for CR 305.

Location: US-72 and CR 286, Alcorn Cty

Uh…this sign used to read “370″ but somebody appears to have painted the proper “286″ right over it.

Location: US-72 and CR 304, Alcorn Cty

Turn left for CR 304.

Location: US-72 and CR 303, Corinth

Just after that, we’ll enter Corinth, a Certified Retirement Community, where we are greeted by some Corinthian columns, because why not?

Location: US-72 and CR 303, Corinth

Turn left for CR 303.

Location: US-72 and Kimberly Clark Pkwy, Corinth

Turn right for CR 206/Kimberly Clark Pkwy. I like these shields with the arrows in them – nice throwback.

Location: US-72 and Oakland School Rd, Corinth

Turn right for CR 267.

Location: US-72 and Waukomis Lake Rd, Corinth

As we get into the part of town with people in it, we’ll approach CR 301.

Location: US-72 and Salem Rd, Corinth

Turn left for CR 400.

Location: US-72 and Cass St, Corinth

At the light, we’ll approach MS 785, which spurs into downtown Corinth.

Location: US-72 and Cass St, Corinth

Junction MS 785 coming up at the light.

Location: US-72 and Cass St, Corinth

As already noted, 785 heads into downtown.

Location: US-72 and Cass St, Corinth

Keep right for 785 north.

 W to MS-145, E to MS-172

 N to MS-145

 N to MS-25, S to MS-356