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Gameday Traffic Alert: Accident on I-59/20 Westbound



TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ?? A traffic accident on Interstate 20/59 leading from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa just past exit 97 caused two lanes to shut down. Only one lane remains open until approximately noon today.

Fans should consider the following two detour options:

1. Use the Cottondale Route -

which is From Birmingham , take I-20/I-59 toward Tuscaloosa .
Take exit 100.
At the top of the ramp, take a right on state Route 216.
Follow state Route 216 to University Boulevard East (HWY 215).
At the traffic light at the intersection of HWY 216 and University Boulevard East , proceed straight ahead.
Continue straight onto 15th Street East .
(Note: 15th Street East will bear to the right just past the bridge.)
Go beyond McFarland Boulevard .
Turn right on 6th Avenue East .
Proceed to the UA Campus.

2. Take the McAdory exit off of I-459 and take Hwy 11 into Tuscaloosa .