Emergency Closure at I-59/20 SB # 5, in BirminghamPosted on: April 8, 2018 at 8:58 pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2018
EMERGENCY MEDIA ADVISORY
Emergency Closure at I-59/20 SB # 5, in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM – Sunday, April 8th, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced that I-59/20 Southbound originally scheduled to re-open Monday, April 9th has been rescheduled for Wednesday.
I-59 Soundbound.is closed at the I-65 Interchange due to construction activities that occurred and created an unsafe condition. The I-65 ramps to I-65 Northbound and South will remain open.
Detour will be to use I-65 Northbound to 16th Street and then use I-65 South to return to I-59 Southbound
ALDOT will be making a statement in the next 2 hours.
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 to improve Alabama’s roadways.
ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit www.dot.state.al.us.
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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
East Central Region