Traffic backed up for miles on I-565 East at I-65 interchange

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(Photo: Dave Schmidt/WHNT News 19)

(Photo: Dave Schmidt/WHNT News 19)

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – There’s a long delay for drivers on Interstate 565 East, at the I-65 interchange.  Drivers trying to head to Huntsville are blocked.

It’s not clear what’s causing the backup, but drivers are stalled for miles.

WHNT News 19’s Dave Schmidt is on the scene and reports exits from I-65, onto I-565 East, are also backed up. Please avoid the area if you’re able to.

I-565 West is clear.