Browns Ferry Emergency Planning Zone Sectors

Use this guide to find your sector; then refer to Browns Ferry Evacuation Routes to navigate to the nearest shelter.

Browns Ferry evacuation map and routes

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Two-Mile Zone

Sector A-2—Limestone County

Beginning at Poplar Creek and the Tennessee River, proceed east on dirt road past Shaw Road 3/4 mile, south on Mack Road to Lawngate Road, east on Lawngate Road, then south on Browns Ferry Road. Continue due south to north bank of the Tennessee River.

Sector B-2—Limestone County

Follow power line north from Tennessee River to Cowford Road, then to the intersection of Nuclear Plant Road, continue northwest to intersection of Lawngate and Browns Ferry roads, south on Browns Ferry Road, then south to the Tennessee River.

Sector F-2—Lawrence County

Beginning on County Road 387 (east of Flower Hill), go southeast along the Wheeler Reservation boundary to the shoreline of the south side of the Tennessee River, then go northwest along the shoreline until it meanders back to the point of beginning at County Road 387.

Sector G-2—Lawrence County

Beginning at a point on County Road 400 at Flower Hill at intersection of County Road 387, go east on County Road 387 to the south shoreline of the Tennessee River, then go west along the shoreline to the Mallard Creek Bridge (County Road 400). Proceed north on County Road 400 to power line, continue due north from power line to the south shoreline of the Tennessee River, then go east along the shoreline of the Tennessee River as it meanders around the Mallard Creek Public Use Area, and back to the Mallard Creek Bridge on County Road 400.

Five-Mile Zone

Sector A-5—Limestone County

Follow Petty Branch north to intersection of Friend Road and Fielding Road, north on Fielding to Snake Road, then east on Snake Road. Proceed east-southeast to Grubbs Road, then east on Grubbs, south on Blackburn Road to Ripley Road. Proceed east-southeast on Ripley Road to Browns Ferry Road, southwest on Browns Ferry Road, west on Lawngate Road, then north on Mack Road 1/2 mile, due west to Poplar Creek and the Tennessee River.

Sector B-5—Limestone County

Follow power lines from Tennessee River to Cowford Road, north to the intersection of Nuclear Plant Road, northwest across county to intersection of Lawngate and Browns Ferry Road. Proceed northeast on Browns Ferry Road to Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, south on Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road 1 1/4 miles to Neely Road, south on Neely Road. Continue south on Neely Road and then on Settle Road to the mouth of Mud Creek and the Tennessee River.

Sector E-5—Morgan County

Beginning at the intersection of Lawrence County line and State Highway 20, go north along the county line to the Limestone County line on the Tennessee River, east along the county line (on water) to Finley Island Road, south on Finley Island Road to State Highway 20, west on Highway 20 to point of beginning.

Sector F-5—Lawrence County

Beginning at Flower Hill on County Road 400 go east on County Road 387 to the Wheeler Reservation boundary, then follow the Wheeler Reservation boundary to the Lawrence-Morgan County line. Follow the Lawrence-Morgan County line south to State Highway 20, then go west on State Highway 20 to County Road 432 to the intersection of County Road 433, then west and north on County Road 433 until it intersects again with State Highway 20. Go west on State Highway 20 to the intersection of County Road 400, then north on County Road 400 to Flower Hill.

Sector G-5—Lawrence County

Beginning at Flower Hill proceed south on Mallard Creek Road (County Road 400) to State Highway 20. Go west on State Highway 20 approximately 1 mile to County Road 383, north approximately 3/4 mile to the intersection of County Road 384, then west, north and east along County Road 384. Go back to County Road 383, then north on County Road 383 to the intersection of County Road 387, then west approximately 1 mile on County Road 387 to intersection of County Road 423. Go north and east to the end of County Road 423, then due north to the Lawrence County line on the Tennessee River, then east-southeast along the Lawrence County line to the power line on County Road 400, then south on Mallard Creek Road (County Road 400) back to Flower Hill.

Ten-Mile Zone

Sector A-10—Limestone County

Starting at Elk River Mills Dock, follow 10-mile EPZ to Elk River Mills Road east to Big Creek. Follow secondary road north of Big Creek to Buck Island Road, then south on Buck Island Road to Athens, south on Jefferson Street, southwest on Browns Ferry Road to Reid, west 1 mile on Reid Road, then north for 1 1/2 miles on Blackburn Road. Proceed west on Grubbs Road, then northwest to Snake Road, north on Gordon Road to New Cut Road; follow New Cut Road to Baker Hill Road, then north on Baker Hill Road; follow Elk River Mills Road to the Elk River Mills Dock.

Sector B-10—Limestone County

Starting at a point due south of Mud Creek, go north on Neely Road from Bridgeforth Road to Browns Ferry Road, northeast on Browns Ferry Road to intersection of Jefferson and Washington streets in Athens, east on Washington Street to Clinton Street. Follow Clinton Street to Highway 72, proceed east on Highway 72 to Highway 31, south on Highway 31 to Highway 20, southeast on Highway 20 to the Tennessee River.

Sector C-10—Morgan County

Beginning at Limestone County line and Finley Island Road, go south on Finley Island Road to Woodall Road, south on Woodall Road to State Highway 24, east on Highway 24 to Moulton Street (Highway 24). Go east on Moulton Street to the railroad, north on the railroad to the Tennessee River, northwest on river to Finley Island Road and Limestone County.

Sector D-10—Morgan County

Beginning at Woodall Road and Highway 24, go south on Woodall Road (Shady Grove Lane) to Modaus Road, east on Modaus Road to Danville Road, north on Danville Road (Memorial Drive) to Moulton Street, west on Moulton Street (Highway 24) to Woodall Road and Highway 24.

Sector E-10—Morgan County

Beginning at intersection of State Highway 20 and Lawrence County line, go south along county line to State Highway 24, then northeast on Highway 24 to Whitlow Road. Follow Whitlow Road to Hudson Road, go east along Hudson Road to Old Moulton Road, then go northeast on Old Moulton Road to Woodall Road, north on Woodall Road to State Highway 20, west on Highway 20 to Lawrence County line.

Sector F-10—Lawrence County

Beginning on State Highway 20 at the Lawrence-Morgan County line, go west on State Highway 20 to County Road 432, then south on 432 to the intersection of County Road 433, then west and north on County Road 433 until it intersects again with State Highway 20. Go west on State Highway 20 to the intersection of County Road 217, then south on County Road 217 to the intersection of County Road 301 at Sulphur Spring. Follow County Road 301 until the road runs into County Road 299, then follow County Road 299 until road runs into County Road 214; remain on County Road 214 east to Lawrence-Morgan County line, then north along the Lawrence-Morgan County line to the point of beginning on State Highway 20.

Sector G-10—Lawrence County

Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 20 and County Road 383, go north on County Road 383 to intersection of County Road 384, then north and east along County Road 384 back to County Road 383. Go north on County Road 383 to the intersection of County Road 387, then west on Brides Hill Road (County Road 387) to State Highway 20, then west on State Highway 20 to the intersection of State Highway 33. Proceed south on State Highway 33 to the intersection of County Road 222, then east on County Road 222 to the intersection of County Road 294, then follow a line southeast by Blowing Springs Branch to the intersection of County Road 217 at Sulphur Springs. Go north on County Road 217 to State Highway 20, then east on State 20 to point of beginning.

Sector H-10—Lawrence County

Beginning at the intersection of Brides Hill Road (County Road 387) in the vicinity of Terry Heights subdivision, go east along County Road 387 5.4 miles to County Road 423, then north to the end of County Road 423. Proceed due north to the Lawrence County line at the Tennessee River, then westerly along the county line to a point due north of the TVA Public Use Area, then south to the Spring Creek Road bridge. Follow Spring Creek Road (County Road 400) south to County Road 389, south on County Road 389 to Jefferson Street, then east on Jefferson Street to State Highway 33, to Terry Heights subdivision.

Sector I-10—Lauderdale County

Beginning at Elk River Bridge at U.S. Highway 72, go west to County Road 77, south on County Road 77 to Barnett Road, south on Barnett Road to curve in the road, then a southwest angle to the intersection of County Road 632 and County Road 91. Go north on County Road 91 to intersection of Longshore Drive, then south on Longshore Drive into Tennessee River to Lauderdale County line. Follow Lauderdale County line east, then north to beginning point at U.S. 72 at Elk River Bridge.

Sector J-10—Lauderdale County

Beginning at Elk River Bridge at U.S. Highway 72, go west on U.S. Highway 72 to County Road 70, north on County Road 70 to the intersection of County Road 70 and County Road 566, then east on County Road 566 to Richter Road at Lauderdale County line. Go south on Richter Road following Lauderdale County line into Elk River and then following Lauderdale County line to beginning point at Elk River Bridge at U.S. Highway 72.

Sector K-10—Limestone County

From a point on the Tennessee River and TVA Public Use Area to Elk River State Park go north along the Lauderdale County line to the 10-mile EPZ and Lauderdale County line intersection, along 10-mile EPZ line to the Elk River Mills Dock, south on Elk River Mills Road to Baker Hill Road. Proceed southwest on New Cut Road, south on Gordon Road to Snake Road to Friend Road, south on Friend Road to Friend Branch and the Tennessee River.