In anticipation of heavy rains and storm surge, Department of Transportation personnel at noon Tuesday, Aug. 28, will close the Bankhead Tunnel in downtown Mobile. The tunnel goes underneath the Mobile River. The tunnel will remain closed until Tropical Storm Isaac’s impacts have subsided in the Mobile area. The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength within the next 12 hours.
Information about road closures in Alabama is available at www.dot.state.al.us.