TRAFFIC ALERT: NB I-65 at Lacon, from Exit 318 to 322, closed today, part of Monday


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will repair the Interstate 65 northbound bridge over Flint Creek near Lacon Sunday, Sept. 22 and Monday, Sept. 23.

The location of the bridge deck repairs necessitated closure of both northbound lanes between Exit 318 (U.S. Highway 31 at Lacon) and Exit 322 (Morgan County 55 in Falkville) from 6:30 a.m. this morning until about noon Monday.

All northbound traffic will be detoured to U.S. Highway 31 northbound at Exit 318. Passenger vehicles and light trucks may return to I-65 via County Road 55 in Falkville, Thompson Road in Hartselle, Alabama 36 in Hartselle, or Alabama 67 in Decatur. All heavy trucks must continue north on U.S. 31 to Alabama 67 in Decatur.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and plan travel accordingly. Please reduce speed, be prepared to merge, and obey the instructions of any signs or flaggers present.