FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2020
Planned Lane Closures on I-65 NB, in Jefferson & Blount Counties
Between the Mt. Olive Exit (MP 272) and just north of the Hayden Exit (MP 285)
Jefferson & Blount Counties - Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, February 17th weather
permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close the right or left lane of I-65 northbound for
Paving and/or Guardrail Operations between the Mt. Olive exit (Milepost 272) and just north of the Hayden exit (Milepost 285).
All travel lanes are expected to re-open at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday.
This same lane closure will be in place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18th thru Friday, February 21th
Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use extreme caution
in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this construction operation to improve Alabama’s roadways.
ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit
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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
East Central Region