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Emergency Closure at I-59/20 SB # 5, in Birmingham

Posted 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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MEDIA CONTACT:

Linda Crockett

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

East Central Region

205-327-4973 Office

334-850-6726 Cell

crockettl@dot.state.al.us