Jan. 7, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Restricted access roads:
- 35th Street at I-359
- Kauloosa Avenue at I-359
- 400 block of 34th Avenue East
- 26th Avenue East at Skyland
- 25th Avenue East between 2nd Street East and 7th Street East
- Kicker Road between Hargrove Road East and Carriage Lane
Jan. 7, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Tuscaloosa 311 is open. The Tuscaloosa Police Department is getting calls that are non-emergency. We urge people to call Tuscaloosa 311 at 205-248-5311 for information.
Roads are still icy. We are urging everyone to stay off if possible. If one must drive, use extreme caution and common sense.
Restricted access roads:
26th Ave East at Skyland
25th Avenue East between 2nd Street East and 7th Street East
Kicker Road between Hargrove Road East and Carriage Lane
Crews have been sanding roads and bridges. ALDOT has been sanding bridges as well.
The Tuscaloosa Regional Airport runway is still closed.
Jan. 6, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Mayor Walt Maddox has issued a Proclamation of Existence of a Local Disaster and Emergency.
We are restricting access to 25th Avenue East between 2nd Street East and 7th Street East.
The Tuscaloosa Regional Airport is shutting down the runways, leaving the helicopter pad open. The runways will re-evaluated at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow.
Jan. 6, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
We're getting reports of snow accumulation and ice on bridges and overpasses including
I-359. Roads are getting hazardous – we encourage everyone to stay off the roads. Emergency response may be delayed.
Jan. 6, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
City Hall has been open and holding normal business hours.
The Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center, the Tuscaloosa Farmers Market and our Holidays on the River (ice rink) are closed and will be closed tomorrow.
We’ve done two rounds of pre treatment already and continue to monitor the roads.
Today’s garbage, trash and recycling routes (which are typically Thursday routes- we’re running routes this week a day behind due to the holiday Monday) will resume Monday. This may push next week’s routes behind.
The Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service has storm response units ready and on standby. These units are equipped with chainsaws, blankets, water, MREs and other supplies.
Weather updates can be found at http://tuscaloosacountyema.org/weather/
Jan. 6, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Jan. 5, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Tuscaloosa is under a winter weather advisory from 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6 through 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7.
City officials are monitoring weather and road conditions, and will act accordingly. Resources are prepped and on stand by.
Continue to monitor weather and safety reports, and review your plan to stay safe and warm.
Those in need of a warming station can call Tuscaloosa 311 at 205-248-5311, call the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121 or approach any law enforcement or fire and rescue officer for information regarding shelter locations.
Sign up for Tuscaloosa’s emergency alert system at https://tuscaloosaal.bbcportal.com/ or by calling Tuscaloosa 311 at 205-248-5311.