Road closure announced in Homewood

A traffic note for people traveling in the Homewood area. {}Weather permitting, ALDOT will start sweeping and litter pickup maintenance to the median island on State Route 3 (U.S. Highway 31, Elton B. Stephens Expressway) from the I-59 interchange (Exit 126-A) to Rosedale Drive, in Homewood, near (mile marker 272.1) . {}It starts Tuesday, January 14, 2014, {}between 9AM and 3:30PM.

{}The inside (left) lane of U.S. Highway-31 in the southbound direction will be closed.{}Once the southbound direction is completed, the work will move to the northbound direction, requiring the inside (left) lane to be closed.This work will require the above lane closures for four days.{}{}ALDOT wants you 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. {}For additional road closure information, visit