Hurricane Ida: Road closures throughout the Gulf Coast

Mobile County
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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Bayou La Batre Police Department is reporting multiple roads are impassable because of rising water as Hurricane Ida approaches.

MOBILE

  • Airport Blvd west of Johnson Road closed due to water on road
  • Gaston Loop at Tom Gaston Road closed due to water on road
  • Cat Deakle Road west of Gaston Loop Road closed due to water on road
  • Tanner Williams Road at Hubery Pierce Road closed due to water on raod.
  • Bankhead Tunnel: ALDOT announced at 2:40 p.m. the Bankhead Tunnel will close Sunday night at 7 p.m. “ahead of the predicted storm surge.” The tunnel will reopen Monday after the flooding recedes.
  • Alabama 193 south of Alabama 188 are closed
  • Alabama 163 south of the Dog River Bridge are closed
  • Bayou La Batre lift bridge are closed
  • Coden Belt and Shell Belt roads are closed.
  • All state rest areas are closed
  • Eastbound lane of the Battleship Parkway “Causeway” are closed.

BALDWIN COUNTY

  • The Causeway remains closed.
  • Isle of Pine Drive located in Magnolia Springs is impassable.
  • Gulf Shores is reporting that Windmill Ridge Road is closed, and a number of other roadways are still inundated with water. These include but are not limited to:
    • Hwy. 182
    • Creekview Drive
    • West 3rd Ave.
    • West 4th Ave.
    • West 5th Ave.
    • West 6th Ave.
    • West 8th Ave.
    • West 12th Ave.
    • Sunset Drive
    • Hwy. 59 between Waterville and Bayou Village Bridge
    • Sunrise Drive
    • Minnow Lane
    • West Lagoon Ave.
    • Brigadoon Trail
    • Lagoon Winds Drive
    • Waterway West
    • Plash Island

BAYOU LA BATRE

As of 6:43 A.M.:

  • Adams street is not passable
  • Little River Road between Rodknockers and Sea School is impassable
  • Simonson Street past Julius requires a truck to pass

As of 3:55 A.M.:

  • The entire road of Shell Belt is closed after Warner Street, headed south.
  • State Docks Road is under water.
  • Shell Belt Road South at Kennedy is impassable.
  • Adams Street is not passable.
  • Little River Road between Rodknockers and Sea School is impassable.
  • Simonson Street past Julius requires a truck to pass.

NORTHWEST FLORIDA

  • Deaton Bridge Road in Santa Rosa County is closed at the bridge due to water over the bridge. Seek an alternate route.

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