Interstate 565 is a 23-mile freeway spur between Decatur and Interstate 65 and the city of Huntsville. The freeway opened to traffic fully by October 1991. The route was initially signed as a north-south highway, but officials changed the cardinal directions to east-west by December 1991.1 19.2-miles of Interstate 565 were approved by the Department of Transportation in 1969.2

Interstate 565 Alabama Guides

  1. "Confusing signs to be changed." Gadsden Times, December 18, 1991.
  2. "The Interstate System." Tuscaloosa News, September 21, 1969.

    Connect with:
    Interstate 65
    U.S. 72
    U.S. 231
    U.S. 431
    State Route 255

    Page Updated 03-22-2016.

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