CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities closed the northbound lanes of I-65 in Cullman County Sunday night.
Authorities said a wreck closed the road at mile marker 318, near the Cullman/Morgan County line.
Traffic was backed up for several miles.
CULLMAN CO SO: I65NB MM318 // WRECK // RDWAY COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN
— Cullman County EMA (@CullmanEMA) February 18, 2019
Not the best picture to prove it BUT avoid I65 Northbound near mile marker 318 (Cullman area) because traffic is suuuper backed up after a wreck! ⚠️ One of our producers has had her car in park for 2 hours so stay away @whnt pic.twitter.com/EHJOvCVemu
— Olivia Whitmire WHNT (@omwhitmireTV) February 18, 2019
It wouldn’t be a Sunday night in Alabama without delays on I-65 North near Cullman. pic.twitter.com/GroT9jJcsh
— Ashley Remkus (@aremkus1) February 18, 2019
Then, after 7 p.m. the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office sent an update about a different wreck in the same area. This time, it was at mile marker 312. Drivers were urged to detour if possible.
Congestion on I-65 NB @ MP309.5 at AL157 in Cullman. Expect moderate delays. More details: https://t.co/YEG1YN2drz
— ALGO Huntsville (@algo_hvl) February 18, 2019
Around 8:30 p.m., the highway was reopened.
Major Crash cleared on I-65 NB @ MP318.2 at Exit 318: US31 in Falkville.
— algotraffic (@AlgoTraffic) February 18, 2019