7:55 A.M.-Leave a little early if you can this morning with all the rain we got a number of accidents out here and slowdowns on the Bayway and Causeway with wet driving conditions there. Slow on I-10 eastbound from Highway 90 all the way to I-65. In Mobile accidents Hillcrest and Nevius (that one involving injuries) the left and center lanes are blocked on northbound Hillcrest. Ridgedale at Shalimar, Theodore Dawes Road at Mobile Greyhound Park South, Cottage Hill and Azalea, McGregor at Airport. Also Moffet at Pine Grove Road. Another accident there westbound I-10 between Theodore Dawes and McDonald Road. Oak Forest Drive at Colonial Hills Drive an accident with injuries involving four vehicles McCrary and Moffett at snow
6:55 A.M.-Traffic volume is picking up both directions of the Bayway and Causeway right now but especially headed towards Mobile. We did have an earlier accident at exit 35 from I-10 headed Westbound on the off-ramp and looks like it’s not affecting traffic too much. Moving along well through the tunnels. Starting to see some rain in the area so wet driving conditions a possibility. In West Mobile McCrary Road and Highway 98 we’ve got an accident there and on the Panhandle Florida Highway Patrol on the scene of that accident around the 32 Mile Marker of I-10 eastbound just past Highway 87 in Milton.
6:35 A.M.-As our Thursday morning continues to unfold or starting to see more wet driving conditions is the rain continues to make its way through our area so expect that there along I-65. We do have an accident Moffett Road at McCrary Road (it is just a fender bender) and I-10 Westbound exit ramp at Exit 35. We’ve got an 18-wheeler and a car involved in a fender bender. It’s off to the exit ramp though it’s not affecting traffic on the Bayway or Causeway right now. On the Panhandle one new accident I-10 Eastbound at the 32 mile marker in the Milton area
6:10 A.M.-Good morning in the last few minutes we’ve got a fender bender involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle there on I-10 Westbound the exit ramp there getting off at the Bayway at Exit 35 (the Daphne / Spanish Fort exit). It looks like the right hand lane is blocked there but it’s on the exit ramp and not affecting traffic on the Bayway or Causeway right now. We’re lookingy good headed to Mobile right now. Mobile Police reporting no accidents there and along the Panhandle a new accident East Olive Road at North Davis Highway; Florida Highway Patrol headed to the scene there.
5:55 A.M.-Not a bad start for your early Thursday commute on the roadways. We are accident and delay free right now on the Bayway and Causeway as traffic volume starts to pick up a little bit. Moving along well through the tunnels; both Mobile Police and Alabama Highway Patrol reporting no accidents in Mobile. right now. Looking good throughout Baldwin County. On the Panhandle no trouble spots there according to Florida Highway Patrol.
5:35 A.M.-Some areas with some wet driving conditions. The further north you live in the area the more likely you are to have some wet roadways to begin your morning, but right now moving along well. We’re accident and delay free on the Bayway and Causeway. No problems through the tunnels. Looking good through Mobile. Alabama Highway Patrol reporting no accidents and no accidents right now along the Panhandle according to Pensacola Police and Florida Highway Patrol.
5:06 A.M.-Good morning we begin with some wet roadways, as the morning progresses likely will see that number increase but right now we’re moving along well. We’re accident-free in Mobile according to both Mobile Police and Alabama Highway Patrol. No problems right now I-10 to I-65. Looking good both directions of the Bayway and Causeway with light to medium traffic volume. No problems through Baldwin County and a good start along the panhandle according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Reports from News 5’s Traffic Reporter, Kenny Fowler.