I-65 northbound and southbound lanes closed (updated)
Both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 65 were closed Saturday because of a wreck.
I-65 was closed between exits 234 and 238, according to the Alabaster Police Department.
A truck carrying gasoline overturned near the 237-mile marker, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel.
There were no injuries, Daniel said.
APD alerted the public of the closing at about 4 p.m. and said the interstate was expected to remain closed for a few hours.
Northbound motorists were advised to detour from I-65 at Exit 234, take a right onto Hwy. 87, reconnect with U.S. 31, take a left onto U.S. 31 and return to I-65 at Exit 238.
Southbound motorists were advised to detour off at Exit 238, take a left onto U.S. 31 Southbound, take a right onto Hwy. 87 after about 3 miles and reconnect to I-65 at Exit 234.
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