Hokes Bluff, Alabama Speed Traps
Rocky Ford Road near Beaird Road
The area across from the end of Beaird Road almost always has a cop sitting under the tree, clocking from a mile a way. Common for roadblocks.
US Highway 278 near Lonesome Bend Road
Headed down Hwy. 278 East toward Hokes Bluff, AL, you will pass 278 Restaurant/gas station. About 1/2 mile past the restaurant you will start up a small incline, as you top the incline, the speed limit changes from 45 to 55 mph. On the other side of the hill in front of Jacks family restuarant, Hokes Bluff PD will sit in the middle of the median. They see you well before you see them!
US Highway 278 near Albert Rains Boulevard
Hokes Bluff police and Etowah County sherriffs officers routinely sit within a quarter mile of this intersection in all directions. Speed limit drops to 45, and is strictly enforced. The main set up is usually at Godfrey’s Exxon, which is right on the corner of the intersection. People travelling westbound are more prone to be caught, since the speed changes almost without warning (the sign in directly in front of the Exxon).
Main Street near 4-Way Stop Crossing
Police hid behind vacant feed mill.
US Highway 278
Since the completion of the fourlaneing of U.S. 278 through the Hokes Bluff Alabama city limits, the cops hang out constantly in this area.