A major interstate crash has closed westbound lanes of Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa Tuesday afternoon.

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A notification from ALGO Tuscaloosa said the wreck occurred near Exit 71B onto Interstate 359.

The wreck closed westbound lanes of the interstate Tuesday around 5:30 p.m., but live traffic cameras showed some cars being allowed to move ahead slowly using the right lane of the interstate.

This is a developing story, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates as they become available.

UPDATE, 7 P.M.: The roadway is open again, although the right shoulder remains blocked near the site of the wreck. 

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