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    ALDOT performing drilling and testing on I-65 this week

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - In preparation for future resurfacing of Interstate 65 in Morgan County and parts of Limestone and Cullman counties, Alabama Department of Transportation crews are performing drilling and testing this week, weather permitting. Motorists are advised to expect intermittent lane closures from 8...

    ALDOT cautions against travel as conditions worsen

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    ALDOT advises motorists that travel is hazardous and expected to become more hazardous as conditions worsen tonight in north Alabama. Non-essential travel is strongly discouraged. At this time, the only weather-related closure of a state-maintained route is on I-65, between Exit 310 (Alabama 157 at Cullman)...

    ALDOT: I-65 bridge rehab project to start soon

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Preparations are underway for a major rehabilitation project on the Interstate 65 Tennessee River Bridges. Nighttime lane closures are anticipated to begin soon, and daytime lane closures could begin in March. In September, contractor Cekra secured the contract with a low bid...

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: I-65 closures in Limestone County Nov. 8-11

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    DECATUR POST — At approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, through Friday, Nov. 11, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close the ramps to and from Interstate 65 southbound at Exit 347 (Huntsville Brownsferry Road/Alabama 304) in Limestone County.  The closure will be...

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: I-65 closures in Cullman, Blount counties Nov. 8-10

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    DECATUR POST — From Tuesday, Nov. 8, through Thursday, Nov. 10, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close the right northbound lane of Interstate 65 from the Cullman County-Blount County line to the 295 mile marker, a few miles south of Exit 299...

    Expect I-65 S closure on Aug. 30 and 31

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that Interstate 65 southbound in southern Morgan County will be closed from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, until about 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.  The southbound roadway will be closed from Exit 325 (Thompson Road) near Hartselle to Exit 318...

    Traffic alert for Hwy 31 and Hwy 278

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    TRAFFIC ALERT: The traffic light at the intersection of Hwy 31 and Hwy 278 will be inoperable for several hours on Wednesday evening beginning at 7 p.m. for the replacement of the control box by the Alabama Department of Transportation. Officers from the Cullman...

    Expect lane closures for I-65N repairs; expected March 21-30

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that ALDOT maintenance crews will be working on Interstate 65 northbound near Exit 318 (Lacon) during the next two weeks to repair the bridges at Indian Creek in northern Cullman County and Flint Creek...

    Recent briefing gives positive updates on Highway 157construction progress

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The construction on Alabama Highway 157 is well underway as Chilton Contractors Inc. work on the two-lane northbound roadway. The plans are also including a multi-use path from Eva Road to Childhaven Road and an additional multi-use path from Eva Road...

    U.S. 31 to stop traffic for bridge work March 10

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that traffic on U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville will be stopped as girders are moved into place for the new southbound bridge at Cedar Creek on Wednesday, March 10. Multiple stoppages will occur between 8...

    ALDOT: Hazardous conditions remain; avoid nonessential travel

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) continues working to clear routes of snow and ice across much of North Alabama today, following an all-hands response during last night’s winter storm. Despite these efforts, hazardous conditions still exist on routes in the...

    ALDOT warns motorists against nonessential travel through Friday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that existing icy conditions on roads across much of north  Alabama may be prolonged by temperatures near or below freezing and additional frozen precipitation, potentially making travel...

    ALDOT: Motorists strongly urged to avoid travel into Wednesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that freezing rain will likely coat roads with ice in north and west-central Alabama beginning tonight. Furthermore, much of the state will experience freezing temperatures over the...

    Icy roads a risk across Alabama through Tuesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) advise motorists that icy road conditions are possible across much of the state as widespread freezing occurs late Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16. In addition, freezing fog...

    ALDOT prepping for possibility of icing

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is monitoring weather forecasts and preparing for potentially icy conditions on roadways across much of north Alabama.   Current forecasts indicate the strongest possibility for such conditions will be late Sunday, Feb. 14, through early Tuesday, Feb....

    Dusting of snow possible tonight; ALDOT encourages caution

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm system may bring a mixture of light wintry precipitation or snow to the area starting late tonight. A dusting of snow is possible by daybreak Monday morning, primarily over northwest Alabama. As this...

    U.S. 231 bridges now open to traffic

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that both roadways of U.S. Highway 231 between Lacey’s Spring and Morgan City, including the twin bridges constructed to safely span the landslide on Brindlee Mountain, opened Monday, more than two months ahead...

    U.S. 231 in Morgan Co. scheduled to re-open Monday

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    LACEY'S SPRING, Ala. - The stretch of U.S. Highway 231 in Morgan County that has been closed since February due to cracking of the roadway, exacerbated by heavy rains in early 2020 and caused by an underground landslide, will re-open Monday after a ribbon-cutting...

    I-65 resurfacing through Cullman Co. switching to daytime Sept. 21; expect delays

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -  The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that resurfacing on Interstate 65 in Cullman County will switch from nighttime work to daytime work for the next few weeks due to colder nighttime weather and temperature restrictions for materials in the...

    U.S. 31 repairs to begin Sept. 9

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, Good Hope Contracting will begin work on a $268,967 contract to repair/patch a 2.5-mile stretch of the four-lane part of U.S. Highway 31 near Hurricane Creek Park in Cullman County, near the Morgan County line. Motorists are advised...

    ALDOT:  U.S. 278 bridge at St. Bernard down to 1 lane June 9-12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Thursday announced statewide bridge crews will be repairing the U.S. Highway 278 bridge over Eightmile Creek, between Cliff Road and St. Bernard Drive, in Cullman June 9-12, weather-permitting. One lane of the bridge will be...

    U.S. 31 lane to be closed near Olive St.

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will temporarily close the inside southbound lane of U.S. 31 north of Olive Street in Cullman for drainage work Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 10.   The drainage work is in preparation for nearly $1.3 million...

    Extended closure of U.S. Hwy. 231 in Lacey’s Spring expected due to cracking in roadway

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    LACEY’S SPRING, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) said Thursday to “expect an extended closure for U.S. (Highway) 231 southbound and northbound” in Lacey’s Spring in Morgan County. The closure is due to cracking of the roadway, which began earlier this week...

    TRAFFIC INFO: TN River Bridge to be repaired Friday, Feb. 14

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that crews will repair the deck of the Tennessee River Bridge on Interstate 65 northbound from about 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, weather permitting. Expect delays due to closure of the inside northbound...

    Tennessee River bridge to be repaired

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that crews will repair the deck of the Tennessee River Bridge on Interstate 65 northbound from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Expect delays due to temporary closure of the inside northbound lane. Be...

    EXPECT DELAYS: Lane closure I-65 N at Lacon Thursday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect a single-lane closure on Interstate 65 northbound near mile marker 319, north of Exit 318 (U.S. 31) at Lacon, for pavement repair, Thursday, Jan. 16. Weather-permitting, crews will be working from about 8...

    Exclusive: ALDOT installs radar-based safety devices at Hwy. 278/CR 831 intersection, first of their kind in the state

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    BETHEL COMMUNITY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Tuesday morning installed a new safety system at the dangerous intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and County Road 831 in the Bethel community of west Cullman County. The system uses radar to detect approaching vehicles on Hwy....

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

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    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....

    TRAFFIC ALERT: 1 NB lane of I-65 at Lacon to be closed Friday morning

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that the outside northbound lane of Interstate 65 at Exit 318 at Lacon will be closed from about 7:30 a.m. to about noon Friday, Aug. 30 for state forces to repair the bridge...

    I-65 night resurfacing to start June 2 in Cullman, Morgan Counties

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will begin resurfacing about 3.5 miles of Interstate 65 in southern Morgan County and northern Cullman County on the evening of Sunday, June 2. The $1,777,862 project includes milling and...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 guardrail repairs in Cullman Co. Monday-Wednesday this week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that crews will be repairing guardrail next week at various locations on Interstate 65 in Cullman County between Exit 299 (Alabama 69 in Dodge City) and the Morgan County line. Work will take place...