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I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, in Birmingham

Posted on: June 22, 2018 at 2:13 pm


June 22, 2018




I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, in Birmingham

(CBD) Central Business District Project – Phase II & Phase III

BIRMINGHAM– As construction continues in Birmingham to improve the I-59/20 and I-65 Interchanges, the Alabama Department of Transportation says drivers should expect delays this week.

There will be intermittent lane closures and ramp closures throughout the weekend and next week on I-59/20 Northbound & Southbound and I-65 Northbound & Southbound.

  • Friday, June 22nd, there will be a full closure on I-59/20 Southbound. All Southbound lanes will be closed from 12 a.m. until 3 a.m. am while the contractor pours a new Bridge Deck that will cross the interstate.
  • The I-59 Northbound Ramp to the I-65 Southbound Ramp will be closed Saturday night, June 23rd, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. to bolt Steel Girders.
  • Tuesday, June 26th, all lanes of I-59/20 Southbound will be closed between the 31st Street North Exit and the Carraway Blvd. Exit from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. to pour a Bridge Deck.

Please keep in mind that all construction plans can change due to weather and other factors. As always, use caution and obey the posted speed limits.

Message boards and all necessary traffic controls will be in place.


This work is a part of Phase II and Phase III of the I-59/20 Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project.


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. For additional information please visit our project website and for traffic alerts and updates follow us on Facebook and Twitter @5920bridge.



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