Bankhead Tunnel reopens to walkers/cyclists starting Saturday

Mobile County

Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile’s Bankhead Tunnel reopens to bicycle and foot traffic for the season on Saturday mornings starting today.  It’s been an annual tradition for the last few years.  

The Bankhead Tunnel will be open to walkers and cyclists from 6 to 8 this morning.  That will continue every other Saturday morning for the next several weeks.

It’s become an annual, seasonal tradition in Mobile.  According to a news release:

Time and day are subject to change as ALDOT evaluates public
involvement and traffic impacts.  Message boards and additional traffic control devices will be utilized for safety and information purposes. Cyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to use safe speeds and extra caution when
traveling through the tunnel.  — ALDOT News Release
 

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