Update: College football games reportedly seen on outdoor monitor in Birmingham

Update: Thursday, September 4, 2014. Tonight will be the first regular season game of the{}NFL season. There's also college football.

In light of all the distracted driving caused last week by this giant screen in Birmingham's Uptown district, that can be seen from certain spots on I-20/59. ABC 33/40's Edward Burch checked to see if live games will be broadcast tonight. A representative with the{}BJCC told us they are continuing to investigate the appropriate use of the display and there are no immediate plans to show video there.

Update: Wednesday, September 3, 2014A video monitor in downtown Birmingham, on top of the Uptown Entertainment District has been broadcasting college football games. The screen is visible from Interstate{}20/59 and the Highway 280 off-ramp.{}This past Saturday, some of our viewers and Facebook friends say they saw football plays and scores as they drove past a video board through downtown.{}Elaine Witt, communications and public relations manager of the BJCC confirms that football was showing on this screen last Thursday and again on Saturday. We asked witt the following questions via email. -When were the games broadcast?-Have the games drawn people to the uptown district?-Have there been any complaints?-Are there concerns about drivers being able to see the monitor from the interstate?-Will broadcasting the games continue?We are told they are currently reviewing the proper use of the video monitor.Previous reports indicated that{}a digital billboard on Interstate 65 northbound near 3rd Avenue was showing football scores and video.ABC 33/40 contacted ESPN, a parent company of the SEC Network. The SEC Network features ad space in Birmingham that is found on digital billboards. Their statement reads. "These are digital billboards, which give us the ability to update them with timely messaging. There is no video running on these boards in Birmingham or elsewhere. During the week the boards push tune in to an upcoming, during the game they are dynamically updated to reflect the current game score."