UPDATE: Highway 165 in Fort Mitchell re-opens

UPDATE 2/13/24 11:27 a.m.: According to the Russell County Alabama Emergency Management Agency, the highway has re-opened.

FORT MITCHELL, Ala. (WRBL) — A small community in Russell County is seeing a lot of water.

According to the Fort Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department, Highway 165 near the Fort Mitchell Clinic is closed to traffic as of Tuesday morning.

This is one of a few Russell County road closures.

Photo from Fort Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department
Photo from Fort Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department

The closures began on Monday as the Chattahoochee Valley area was pounded with rainfall.

This article will be updated with any new information WRBL receives.

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