UPDATE: Exit 156 Southbound to Argo near Springville Walmart is reopening.
From The Tribune Staff Reports
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The I-59 north and southbound lanes were blocked due to multiple accidents on Monday night.
According to the Springville Police Chief Wayne Walton, multiple accidents occurred near the Springville exit. There is a major accident on I-59 Southbound past exit 156 near Alabama 123 near Ashville. I-59 Southbound near the mile markers, 157 and 156, reportedly have an 18-wheeler overturned blocking lanes of traffic. Another accident involving nine cars is also blocking the southbound lanes between mile markers 154 and 156.
A four-vehicle accident has blocked the I-59 northbound lanes between mile markers 153 and 156.
The lanes are reportedly closed north and southbound. Seek alternate routes and expect delays due to high congestion.
The story will be updated as more information becomes available.