Get ready for major delays in downtown Tuscaloosa today. Lurleen Wallace Boulevard Northbound will be down to just one lane beginning at 9 a-m and continuing through 12 noon to allow the contractor to tie-in University Boulevard to the thoroughfare. Consider an alternate route to avoid delays.

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Lurleen Wallace Boulevard will continue to feel the impact of additional road construction throughout the weekend.

All eastbound access from Lurleen Wallace Boulevard southbound will be closed Saturday, June 15, at 4 a.m. until Monday, June 17, at 5 a.m. to allow the contractor to pave and shift traffic onto the two new inside lanes.

Once the inside lanes open Monday, the contractor will close westbound access from Lurleen Wallace Boulevard southbound at University Boulevard, Paul Bryant Drive, 11th Street and 12th Street until mid-August. Sixth Street will close Thursday, June 20 at 5 a.m. with Seventh Street and Eighth Street to follow in succession to allow utility crews to move into the area.