Drivers encouraged to avoid I-59 in Etowah County

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - State transportation officials are warning drivers to avoid Interstate 59 in Etowah County, if possible.

Road work is causing problems to the north of Gadsden and Attalla. ALDOT is closing lanes and re-routing traffic Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Monday, ALDOT crews put northbound traffic off the interstate and on to Highway 11.

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