Expect more traffic in Guntersville for some time now. ALDOT has closed Highway 231 southbound near Hill Road in Morgan County. The reason is a crack that developed earlier this week that has continued to worsen.
Seth Burkett, ALDOT North Region Public Information, stated in an email the official detour for northbound traffic is Alabama 67 northbound to Alabama 36 eastbound to Highway 231. The detour for southbound traffic is Alabama 36 westbound to Alabama 67 southbound to Alabama 69 northbound to Highway 231.
A lot of residents who live closer to Guntersville may use Highway 431 to get to work. There were several that had posted on Facebook that the traffic was heavier and there were some delays traveling.