MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Starting Monday, there will be regular lane closures from Exit 11 to Exit 9 on Interstate 85 South.
The Alabama Department of Transportation announced Friday they will be starting construction on an auxiliary lane from Exit 11 (Mitylene) to Exit 9 (Taylor Road) on I-85 South. The new lane will allow drivers to travel from one exit to the next without merging into traffic.
Lane closures will happen periodically, Sundays through Thursdays between 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. ALDOT says to expect delays, plan accordingly, and be mindful of equipment and workers when driving through the construction zone.
The new lane will cost approximately $2 million and is being constructed by Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc., out of Dothan, Alabama.
ALDOT expects the project to be completed by Spring of 2024.
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