Update: Crash cleared, I-59 reopens

Wreck involving commercial vehicle closes part of I-59NB
Published: Apr. 17, 2022 at 7:49 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2022 at 11:29 AM CDT
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ST. CLAIR CO., Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The lanes have been cleared and I-59 is open again.

A crash involving a commercial vehicle cause all lanes of I-59 around mile marker 154 to be closed. The lanes closed at 3:11 a.m. on Sunday, April 17, and were reopened around 11:23 a.m. During the closure, all traffic was rerouted to U.S. 11.

Original: A two-vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle happened around 11:39 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, and has caused a road closure.

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I-59 closure, NB wreck(WBRC)
I-59 closure, NB wreck
I-59 closure, NB wreck(WBRC)

At about 3:11 a.m. Sunday, April 17, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division closed all lanes of I-59 NB at the 154 mile marker, in St. Clair County. Currently the Alabama Department of Transportation is on scene helping reroute traffic onto U.S. 11 at Argo Exit 148.

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ALEA Troopers will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates. We will update this story as details become available.


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