ROAD CONDITIONS: Problem areas, county-by-county reports

Published: Jan. 15, 2018 at 10:53 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2018 at 3:51 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - ce is melting across central Alabama, but certain areas are still slick, especially in shaded spots and on bridges.

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County-by-county reports:

Autauga County: Residents are encouraged to maintain caution while driving and look for icy patches and slick spots.

Barbour County: Roadways are considered passable but EMA officials encourage residents to remain cautious. Be aware of the icy patches and slick spots on roadways.

Bibb County: Officials say road conditions have improved and the travel advisory for roads and bridges have been lifted. Drivers are still reminded to use caution.

Bullock County: All state highways are passable, Sheriff Raymond Rodgers advises, but many patches of ice remain. The state highway department has spread sand on many of the patches but not all of them. County roads are shaded and have more ice.

Butler County: Some roadways and bridges still have icy patches and slick spots. Take caution when getting out onto the roads.

Chilton County: Roads are considered passable.

Coosa County: All state highways are passable. Drivers should proceed with caution.

Covington County: US 84 east of Andalusia has stranded tractor-trailers blocking the roadway due to the ice on the highway.

Crenshaw County: Please use caution on any road you travel.

Dallas County: All county roads and bridges are passable as of Friday afternoon, though there are some roads with shaded spots that still have ice. Be cautious when driving.

Elmore County: Impassable travel advisory lifted Thursday afternoon. Use caution, especially in eastern parts of the county, as some areas may still have icy patches.

Lee County: As of Friday at 10 a.m. the impassable travel advisory is still in effect.

Road closures with barricades include:

  • W Farmville Rd between N College St and N Donahue Dr
  • HWY 14 East of the Carriage House is CLOSED

While the ice on some roads is melting, there are still many roads with dangerous driving conditions. Please use caution if you have to drive.

Lowndes County: All county roads and bridges have been deemed impassable. Travel should be delayed or suspended. Troopers say Hwy. 80 eastbound was iced over near Whitehall.

Macon County: Macon County rural roadways have been evaluated by county personnel. The rising temperatures Friday have melted/dried off most of the roads and bridges; however, there are still patches of ice and water which may freeze/stay frozen until Saturday. Please remember to drive slowly and cautiously. If you see a hazardous road condition, please report at (334)727-2500, option 5.

Monroe County: All roads are passable but do contain icy patches. Residents are asked to drive slow.

Montgomery County: ALDOT is treating icy patches on interstates. Still icy patches on some roads. Motorists should use caution, especially when approaching bridges, hills, and underpasses.

Perry County: All roads and bridges are passable. Residents are encouraged to take caution and be on the lookout for icy patches or slick spots.

Pike County: Avoid traveling on County Rd 2238 if possible. Much of the road still has ice on it.

Tallapoosa County: All county roads are considered impassable. If people do drive, all roads should be used with extreme caution. Lots of ice on bridges and shaded areas. The superintendent made the decision to close schools Friday because there's a real concern about buses picking up kids and new drivers getting on the roads.

Areas of concerns: Highway 49 south out of Dadeville at Sandy Creek Bridge, Highway 50 around Turner Road and Agricola Road.

Wilcox County:

Highway 265 S. 
Highway 10 E in the Oak Hill/ Pine Apple area, 
Highway 28 E Darlington area
Highway 21 Furman /Snow Hill area
All have a lot of Ice still on them. It is extremely dangerous to be driving on any of these roads. If you must venture out, PLEASE use extreme caution. If you do slide or have an accident, be prepared to wait for services.

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