Alabama Hwy 68 To Close At The Railroad Crossing on December 11, 2019 In Collinsville, Al.

HUNTSVILLE —The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that a contractorfor Norfolk Southern will work on the railroad on Alabama 68 near U.S. 11 in Collinsville on Wednesday, Dec. 11, weather permitting.

Alabama 68 will be closed at the railroad beginning about 8 a.m. Work is anticipated to be complete before 3 p.m.

The official detour route, which must be used by heavy truck traffic, is Alabama 273 in Leesburg to Alabama 35 at Blanche, to U.S. 11 in Fort Payne and vice versa. Signs will be posted to warn motorists about the closure and advise them of the detour.