MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG)
8:25 a.m. – Updating your Monday morning commute; if you need to cross the Bayway or Causeway both hands on the wheel. It’s a little bit gusty out here this morning and a wind advisory until 7 o’clock tonight. The earlier accident I-65 Southbound has been cleared so no more delay there. Mobile Police clearing accidents Springhill at Hemley also in Tilliman’s Corner Highway 90 at Coca-Cola Road. We had an accident Highway 98 at Snow Road involving a school bus but thankfully no injuries. And on the Panhandle looks like an accident University Parkway at East 9 Mile Road is being cleared by Florida Highway Patrol.
7:55 a.m. – We had an earlier truck fire I-65 Southbound around the Nine mile marker (that’s near the 165 interchange) that has since been cleared but traffic is now backed up all the way to Saraland at exit 13. So that is a 4 mile delay coming from North Mobile trying to get down into Mobile, so you might want to take Highway 43 as a alternate. Other accidents in Mobile; Airport Boulevard near University in front of Publix also Springhill at Henley Avenue and in Tillmans Corner Highway 90 at Coca-Cola Road all these are fender benders. Looking good on the Bayway and Causeway right now. Both hands on the wheel though it is a little bit Gusty. And in Pensacola a new accident there University Parkway at East 9 Mile Road.
7:25 a.m. – Updating your Monday morning commute we had a vehicle fire there I-65 Southbound around the nine mile marker (that’s near the Moffett Road exit) off to the right hand side of the roadway but it looks like it’s just about been cleared. They were able to get that fire out so that’s the good news. No problems right now I-10 to I-65 moving along well on the Bayway and Causeway. Both hands on the wheel though, it does is a little bit gusty. No problems in Downtown Mobile and Florida Highway Patrol reporting no accidents on the Panhandle.
6:55 a.m. – Mobile Police still clearing that earlier accident just north of the Bankhead tunnel entrance there on the causeway affecting the southbound Lanes but should be just a couple more minutes there. We’re looking good on the Bayway and Causeway right now but with the wind advisory both hands on the wheel as you cross that. We’re moving along well through Mobile with one fender bender Green Park Drive and Airport Boulevard. No problems through Baldwin County and we’re actually looking pretty good along the Panhandle according to Florida Highway Patrol and Pensacola Police.
6:30 a.m. – Mobile Police and emergency vehicles on the scene of an accident that did involve injuries there on the causeway just north of the Bankhead tunnel. It’s affecting the inside southbound lane. Emergency vehicles again are there and a wrecker’s now on the scene so expect a little bit more of a delay there. Crossing the Bayway that we look good no problems through the George Wallace tunnel. Mobile police and Alabama Highway Patrol report no accidents right now in the city of Mobile. And we’re looking good through Baldwin County and along the Panhandle according to Florida Highway Patrol
6:10 a.m. – Mobile Police telling us of an accident possibly involving injuries there on the causeway in front of the Bankhead tunnel. Emergency vehicles are on the scene but we will see some delays for a little bit as they do seem to have some lanes blocked there. So be careful and avoid that area. Moving along nicely on the Bayway though right now, no accidents or delays there. Moving along smoothly through the George Wallace tunnel. Mobile police in Alabama Highway Patrol reporting no accidents through Baldwin County and we’re looking good right now along our portion of the Panhandle as well
5:55 a.m. – Updating your early Monday morning commute; we continue to look good on the Bayway and Causeway right now, no accidents or delays either direction. Looking good through the tunnels as well. Mobile Police had an earlier report of a deer running loose Airport Boulevard near Flave Pierce so might still see a problem there so be careful. But no accidents in Mobile and we checked in with Pensacola Police and they’re reporting no accidents right now as well.
5:30 a.m. – Well even though the sun isn’t up yet there’s a lot of people that are, and the roadways are moving along pretty well to start our Monday morning. Moving along nicely on the Bayway and Causeway right now. No accidents in Mobile. Mobile police telling us they’re getting reports of a deer on the loose near the intersection of Airport at Flave Pierce so watch for that, but right now no accidents. Alabama Highway Patrol reporting no problems. We’re looking good right now long our portion of the Panhandle; Florida Highway Patrol reporting no accidents there.
5:06 a.m. – A good-looking start for your Monday morning commute. We begin our week without any accidents or delays through the Mobile area. Both Mobile Police and Alabama Highway Patrol report no trouble spots. We’re looking good on the Bayway and Causeway right now without any issues. Through Baldwin County moving along smoothly and Florida Highway Patrol reporting no accidents so far along our portion of the Panhandle just start your Monday as well.