LIVE Traffic Blog

7:25 A.M.-Earlier accidents along I-10 in Mobile and Baldwin County have been cleared. We’re looking good through both tunnels right now and no issues on the bayway (it’s pretty wet though). A new accident in south Mississippi though I-10 eastbound is closed due to a jackknifed semi truck there. Traffic is being diverted their the Gautier-Cancleave Road (Exit 61) to get around that. In Mobile Highway  Hwy 90 at Padgett Switch Road the traffic light is out.  Also Airport and Eliza Jordan an accident there.  Debris on the roadway there Airport Boulevard Eastbound at the East I-65 Service Road. Highway Patrol headed the scene of two accidents in Fairhope County Road 24 there at Highway 98 also Highway 98 there between County Road 24 & County Road 3. In Pensacola a head on collision West Nine Mile Road near Heritage Oak the eastbound lanes are blocked at this time. 

6:55 A.M.-Good news all of the earlier accidents have been cleared leading into the Westbound George Wallace tunnel on the Bayway and through the tunnel now.  Traffic is flowing along much more smoothly if you’re trying to get over towards Mobile from the Eastern Shore. However we still have accidents in Mobile including I-10 eastbound between McDonald and Theodore Dawes Road, eastbound I-10 there as well between Texas and Virginia Street (fender benders being work by Mobile Police). Alabama Highway Patrol there Highway 90 just east of County Road 87 where a pickup left the roadway near Elsanor.  I-10 Westbound at the 47 mile marker an accident involving three vehicles (Loxley police trying to clear that one up). An overturned log truck there on County Road 112 North of I-10 there through Baldwin County around the 15 mile marker and in Pensacola reported a head-on collision there in the 4800 block of West Nine Mile Road near the Navy Federal Credit Union. Expect delays with emergency vehicles there.

6:35 A.M.-Good news the accident been cleared inside of the westbound George Wallace tell if you using the bay way you can get now on I-10 Westbound end of the tunnel however you’ll have to get on the left hand lane because of an accident blocking the right hand lane at the exit ramp to the Bankhead tunnel. beyond that Mobile police on the scene of accident I-10 eastbound between McDonald and Theodore dolls beyond that Mobile Police and scene of accident eastbound I-10 between McDonald and Theodore Dawes Road eastbound I-10 between Texas and Virginia Street also a fender bender airport at montlimar Highway 90 just east of County Road 87 there’s an accident where a pickup left the roadway also an accident I-10 Westbound at the 47 mile marker Loxley police working that an overturned log truck at the 15 mile marker just north of I-10 and in and in Pensacola head-on collision they are just before 6 a.m. at the 4800 block of West Nine Mile Road in front of the Navy Federal Credit Union avoid that area.

6:10 A.M.-We’ve been telling you about the accident inside the George Wallace tunnel I-10 headed westbound involving an 18-wheeler there’s actually more to it there are three vehicles involved in an accident in front of the 18-wheeler they’re inside of the tunnel a wrecker is not even on the scene yet so do expect delays if you’re trying to get to Mobile from the Eastern Shore. traffic is being redirected off the Bayway at the exit into the Bankhead tunnel still going to be a while for this to get it taken care of so if you’re headed towards mobile from the Eastern Shore use the causeway. another accident it’s an overturned vehicle there in front of Church’s Chicken at st. Stephens Road at St Thomas Avenue and accident I-10 headed eastbound near between McDonald Road and Theodore Dawes. In Baldwin County I-10 Westbound there at the 47 mile marker and the Loxley area and it overturned log truck and Baldwin County on County Road 112 at the 15 mile marker  definitely leave a little early this morning if you’re getting out on the roadways definitely leave a little early this morning to head out on the roadways

5:55 A.M.- We’ve been telling me all morning long about the overturned 18 wheeler inside of the Westbound George Wallace tunnel and that does continue and likely will for a little while.  So if you’re coming from the Eastern Shore towards Mobile use the causeway.  Right now it is pretty wet through that area as well and the backup is continuing there on the Bayway trying to get to Mobile. Beyond that accidents at the 12 mile marker of I-10 eastbound between McDonald Road and Theodore Dawes Road. I-10 Westbound at the 47 mile marker with three vehicles involved in Baldwin County in Loxley.  An overturned log truck there in Baldwin County on County Road 112 there that’s old Pensacola Road at the 15 mile marker and a new accident in Magnolia Springs where a car left the roadway Highway 98 at Magnolia Acres Drive.

5:35 A.M.-Well you’ve been hearing us talk about the accident inside the George Wallace tunnel that continues to be a problem. I-10 Westbound is closed coming off of the Bayway trying to get over towards mobile from the Eastern Shore. About a mile backup (it actually be more of a backup if it was a little bit later on in the morning but traffic volume is kind of low this time of the morning). Not helping things is another fender bender on the westbound exit ramp to the Bankhead tunnel coming off of I-10. Other accidents including in Baldwin County there’s an overturned log truck on County Road 112 that’s old Pensacola Road there at the 15 mile marker. I-10 Westbound at the 47 mile marker in Loxley an accident with three vehicles involved and also I-10 headed Eastbound at the 12 mile marker between McDonald Road and Theodore Dawes Road exit and accident there as well. With rain in the area expect a very wet driving conditions and be careful.

5:06 A.M.- It’s a very busy start for your Friday morning including the closure of the George Wallace tunnel I-10 headed westbound coming off of the Bayway there’s an overturned tractor-trailer as you see here inside of the tunnel and as a result the tunnel is closed right now you’ll have to use the Bankhead tunnel through the downtown area or the Cochrane africatown Bridge coming from Baldwin County towards mobile to expect heavy delays while they try and get this taken care of Highway Patrol telling me there’s an overturned log truck there and Baldwin County on County Road 112 that’s Old Pascagoula Road and around the 15 mile marker that also involves injuries it’s just west of the Alabama Florida state line also in Baldwin County I-10 Westbound at the 47 mile marker that’s in the Loxley area three vehicles are involved in an accident and in Mobile I 10 eastbound at the 12 mile marker between McDonald Road and Theodore Dawes Road exits there’s two vehicles involved in an accident there as well we’ve also got some wet driving conditions so be careful this morning.

Traffic Reports from News 5’s Kenny Fowler.

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