Trail of Tears 2019
Published on September 18, 2019
The Huntsville Police Department want to warn motorists about the closing of west bound I565 entrance ramps this Saturday September 21st, through the City of Huntsville and Madison County from approximately 9am-10am for the Trail of Tears Motorcyclists. As the end of the convoy of motorcycles passes each entrance ramp, the ramp will be opened back up. Below is the path the ride will be taking:
The ride will come into Huntsville from the east side of the city along Hwy 72, continue westbound along I-565 to Exit 3 and stop at Redstone Harley Davidson for 2 hours for lunch, leave at 12:30 and take Old Hwy 20 to Mooresville Road to Hwy 72 east of Athens and continue west on Hwy 72. All entrance ramps to travel westbound on I-565 will be closed for the safety of the riders as the ride travels through Huntsville. HPD will be coordinating the ride and working with the Alabama State Troopers, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Scottsboro Police Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Department, Madison Police Department, Limestone County Sheriff’s Department, Athens Police Department, Florence Police Department, local volunteer fire departments and HEMSI as the ride approaches and travels through Huntsville.