Officials in Limestone and Madison Counties are urging drivers to stay off roads Wednesday night due to icy conditions.
The Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency said around 8 p.m. that roads are quickly becoming impassable, and law enforcement is requesting everyone to restrict travel unless it is an emergency.
The Huntsville Police Department said drivers should use caution on all roadways due to ice.
Huntsville police said around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday that Memorial Parkway and the overpasses are closed, along with Bankhead Parkway, due to icy conditions.
Elevated portions of Interstate 565, Green Mountain and Research Park Boulevard from Highway 53 to Interstate 565 are also closed.
Madison police also issued an alert saying all roadways in the area are becoming hazardous. They said Hughes Road at the overpass is shut down.
In Limestone County, Commission Chairman Collin Daly urged everyone to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said public works is sanding slick areas such as the bridges on Forrest Street and Alabama 251. He said the department has notified the Alabama Department of Transportation that U.S. 72 has slick areas.
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