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Planned Detour for 12th Avenue West, in Birmingham

Posted on: October 26, 2017 at 7:28 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 26, 2017

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Planned Detour for 12th Avenue West, in Birmingham

 

BIRMINGHAM – Weather permitting, Saturday, October 28th the Alabama Department of Transportation will implement a detour for 12th Avenue West as follows:

 

  • Beginning at 7 a.m., traffic on 12th Avenue West shall detour onto 9th Street to 11th Court West for US-78 access.

 

  • US-78 traffic shall detour onto 11th Court West to 9th Street for 12th Avenue West access.

 

  • 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 5 weeks.  One state trooper will be on site assisting with the traffic.

 

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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MEDIA CONTACT:

Linda Crockett

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

East Central Region

205-327-4973 Office

crockettl@dot.state.al.us