ALDOT to close Bankhead Tunnel nightly for utility work

Mobile County

UPDATE (3/10) — The Alabama Department of Transportation has updated the dates for the closing of the Bankhead Tunnel. The closures have been moved and will now start on Sunday night, March 7 and run through Thursday, March, 18.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Alabama Department of Transportation will be closing the Bankhead Tunnel Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Monday, March 1 through Thursday, March 18.

The closure is a part of a permitting job with Uniti Fiber who will be performing utility work inside of the tunnel.

Motorists should use an alternate route during the closures and are encouraged to use the I-10 Wallace Tunnel or the Cochrane-Africatown bridge to bypass the work zone.

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