Hospital entrance to temporarily close

Cullman Regional Hospital (January 2018 Cullman Tribune file photo)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  — Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the main drive for Cullman Region Medical Center will be closed Wednesday, March 23, tentatively through June 1, 2022, for work to widen Alabama 157.

During this stage of construction, the hospital will remain accessible via Dahlke Drive and Parkland Drive.

Chilton Contractors Inc. is in the process of constructing a two-lane northbound roadway between U.S. Hwy 31 and Alabama Hwy 69. The $14,895,273 project includes drainage, grading and pavement for the additional lanes as well as traffic signals and multi-use paths.