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Update: Hwy 43 now open, with caution signs

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Update:  The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is reporting that Hwy 43 is now open.  There will be Smoke Warning signs used.  The fire is smoldering and is being monitored by the Alabama Forestry Commission.

 

Update:  Sgt. Andy Norris with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office reports that all traffic is being rerouted from Hwy 43N onto Tierce Patton Rd to Hwy 69.

 

Traffic is being The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is reporting that Hwy 43 between Cherokee Shores and Northside Drive is closed to traffic because of forest fires.  Traffic is currently being detoured.