Traffic Alerts

12th Avenue West Detour, in Jefferson County

Posted on: April 26, 2017 at 7:45 pm


April 26, 2017




12th Avenue West Detour, in Jefferson County


BIRMINGHAM – Weather permitting, Saturday, April 29 at 7 a.m. the Alabama Department of Transportation will implement a detour on 12th Avenue West. Motorists should expect major delays.  The project will proceed as follows:


  • Traffic on 12th Avenue West will detour onto 8th Street to 11th Court West for access to US-78.


  • US-78 traffic will detour onto 11th Court West to 8th Street for access to 12th Avenue West.


  • Local traffic is encouraged to follow the detour signage.


This detour will facilitate the widening and realignment of the intersection of 12th Avenue West and US-78/Arkadelphia Road.


The detour will be in place for approximately 30 days.  One state trooper will be on site assisting.


Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use extreme caution in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this Construction Operation to improve Alabama’s roadways.


ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama.


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