ST. CLAIR COUNTY Beginning at 6 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close the left lane of Interstate 59 Northbound for shoulder workoperations between the St. Clair Springs exit (milepost 156) and the Ashville exit (milepost 166), according to a press release issued Saturday.

All travel lanes are expected to re-open at around 4 p.m. Monday.

This same lane closure will be in place from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, thru Saturday, Aug. 18.

Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use extreme caution in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this construction operation to improve Alabama’s roadways, the release says.

ALDOT’s mission, the release says, is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information,