U.S. 11 bridge over Dry Creek to close

HUNTSVILLE —The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that replacementof the U.S. 11 bridge over Dry Creek near Sulphur Springs in DeKalb County will begin Monday, Feb. 17.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Feb. 17, U.S. 11 will be closed near the bridge, and through traffic in both directions will be detoured to Interstate 59 via Alabama 117 at Hammondville and DeKalb County 140 at Sulphur Springs. This closure is anticipated to remain in place through Fall 2020 while the old bridge is demolished and a new bridge is constructed on the same footprint.

The Bridge Builders are the contractor on the $2,782,390 project.