Interstate 65 in Alabaster reopened after wrecks force closure

Interstate 65 N. in Alabaster has been reopened after being closed an hour following several wrecks.

Several wrecks occurred during torrential downpours on I-65 N. near the 241 and 241 mile markers around 3 p.m., forcing police to close the section of the highway until the wrecks were cleared.

Alabaster Police closed the I-65 northbound on-ramp at exit 238, and Calera Police closed the northbound on-ramp at exit 231.