TRAFFIC ALERT: Roads deemed impassable in 6 North Alabama counties
As of 6:44 p.m. Monday, all county roads and bridges in Jackson County are impassable, as well as all roads in the town of Bridgeport and several roads in Marshall County.
See the full list of closed roads below.
Huntsville Police advises motorists to avoid the following areas/roads if at all possible due to hazardous weather-related road conditions:
- Research Park Boulevard
- Plummer Road, between Research Park Boulevard and Jordan Lane
- Sparkman Drive
- ALL of Memorial Parkway
- Cecil Ashburn Drive
- Green Mountain Road
- Bankhead Parkway/Gaslight Way
- Governors Drive/Monte Sano Boulevard
- Northbound and southbound Whitesburg Road bridge
- Elevated portions of Memorial Parkway
- Overpasses and elevated portions of Interstate 565
- Chapman Mountain
- Old Monrovia Road
- U.S. 431 South between Bassett Street and Dug Hill Road
- Mountain Gap Road
Many roads not included on this list are impassable or iced over, police said. Stay home and off the roads if at all possible. If you must get out, use extreme caution.
If you are involved in a minor wreck in Huntsville with no injuries and your vehicle is still operable, the police department asks that you do not call for police assistance. Instead, move your vehicle to a safe area and exchange information with anyone involved in the wreck, police advised.
At 5:30 p.m. Monday, Madison County commissioners announced the following roadways were closed:
- Keel Mountain Road
- South end of Green Mountain Road
Hobbs Island Road was “open but extremely treacherous,” according to the county.
City of Madison
Police and city officials report all city streets are growing impassable as of 8 p.m.
The following roads have been deemed impassable:
- Union Grove Road
- Fry Gap Road
- Georgia Mountain Road
- Most roads in District 1
- Alabama 69
- Brindlee Mountain
- All city roads in Arab
Marshall County commissioners have crews treating the roads, but it will take time. Residents are highly advised to not travel until roadways are clear.
As of 8 p.m. Monday, the following roads are closed to traffic:
- U.S. 231 near Brindlee Mountain
- Apple Grove Road in Union Hill
- Eva Road near Brewer High School
- Hudson Memorial Bridge on U.S. 31, over Tennessee River
- Alabama 36 in Lacey’s Spring, near Reeves Peach Farm, at Bean Road and from West Hartselle Baptist Church to Ironman Road
- Alabama 67 from Priceville to Decatur and at Ryan Mountain
- Wilhite Road in Falkville
- Bethel Road between Priceville and Falkville
- Alabama 157 at Massey and Danville Road
- U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville, and at the top of Hartselle Mountain
- Upper River Road in multiple locations
- Shoals Creek Road in Priceville
- Hudson Road
- Indian Hills Road
- Red Bank Road
- Any bridge, hill or mountain
The sheriff’s office warns all roads should be considered impassable, even if they aren’t included on this list, and anyone who can avoid traveling at this time is strongly encouraged to do so.
Additionally, if your vehicle is stuck or off the road and there are no injuries or property damage, the sheriff’s office asks that you call your own wrecker instead of calling 911 for assistance.
All county roads and bridges are impassable as of 6:45 p.m. Monday. The Jackson County Commission and EMA have issued an advisory against public travel until roadways are cleared. Only emergency vehicles are permitted to travel on county roads or bridges.
The towns of Bridgeport and Hollywood have also deemed all local roads impassable. This does not include state and U.S. highways.
Alabama State Troopers warn roadway conditions throughout the county are extremely hazardous, with specific advisories for Alabama 75 and Interstate 59.
County commissioners advise using extra caution on roads in the eastern and southern portions of Limestone County. ALEA warns Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road is particularly hazardous.
Additionally, the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office advises U.S. 72 east of Interstate 65 has multiple problem areas.