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Posted on: February 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Interstate Closure this Weekend


Bridge Deck Repairs on I-65 NB at MP 237.5 near Alabaster, in Shelby County


(Shelby County) – On SaturdayMarch 4th, weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will begiBridge Deck Repairs on I-65 northbound at Milepost 237.5 near Alabaster in Shelby County.  


This work will also include the closure of I-65 northbound to all traffic starting at Exit 231 (US 31 at Calera) with subsequent detour to US 31 northbound. The detour will be along US 31 northbound and will end at its intersection with I-65 at Exit 238 in Alabaster. The planned detour will begin on Saturday, March 4th at 7 p.m. and is expected to end by p.m. on Sunday, March 5th. Traffic along I-65 southbound from Alabaster to Calera will not be affected and will remain open. 


The northbound entrance ramps at Exit 228 (AL 25 in Calera), Exit 231 (US 31 in Calera), and Exit 234 (CR 87 at the Shelby County Airport) will also be closed during this time and no traffic will be allowed to enter I-65 northbound at these locations during the detour.


Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs. Please use extreme caution in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this maintenance 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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