AL 40 to Close for Pipe Replacement

AL 40 to Close for Pipe Replacement

HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that Alabama 40  near Scottsboro will be closed this weekend for pipe replacement. 

The closure between Alabama 35 and Jackson County 18 will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, July 16. The road is anticipated to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday, July, 19. 

Motorists must use alternate routes. The detour for eastbound traffic is Alabama 35 southbound to  Alabama 71 northbound to Alabama 40. The detour for westbound traffic is Alabama 71  southbound to Alabama 35 northbound. Commercial traffic must use official detour routes.  

Message boards are in place to alert motorists of the upcoming closure. Check for updates. 

Carcel and G is the contractor on the $187,359 emergency repair project.