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Planned Guardrail Repairs on Outside Shoulders and in the Median of I-59, I-65, I-459, I-20 and I-22

Posted on: May 4, 2017 at 6:53 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 3, 2017

 

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 

Planned Guardrail Repairs on Outside Shoulders and in the Median of I-59, I-65, I-459, I-20 and I-22

 

BIRMINGHAM – On Sunday, May 7, weather conditions permitting, beginning at 8 p.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will begin repairs to the guardrail located in the following locations:

 

  • I-20/59 – on the outside (right) and inside (left median) shoulders in the northbound/eastbound and southbound/westbound directions from the Tuscaloosa County Line (Milepost 100.5) in Bessemer to the I-459 Interchange North (Exit 137) in Trussville. This work may require closure of the outside (right) and the inside (left) lanes at various times and locations in the area where guardrail repairs are being made.

 

  • I-65 – on the outside (right) and inside (left median) shoulders in the northbound and southbound directions from the Shelby County Line (Milepost 248.7) in Hoover to the Walkers Chapel Road. Interchange (Exit 267) in Fultondale. This work may require closure of the outside (right) and the inside (left) lanes at various times and locations in the area where guardrail repairs are being made.

 

  • I-459 – on the outside shoulders and median in the northbound and southbound directions from the I-59 interchange (Milepost 0.0) in Bessemer to the I-59 interchange (Milepost 33.3) in Trussville. This work may require closure of the outside (right) and the inside (left) lanes at various times and locations in the area where guardrail repairs are being made.

 

  • I-20 – on the outside shoulders and median in the eastbound and westbound directions from the I-59 interchange (Milepost 130.0) in Birmingham to the St. Clair County Line (Milepost 142.9) in Leeds. This work may require closure of the outside (right) and the inside (left) lanes at various times and locations in the area where guardrail repairs are being made.

 

  • I-22 – on the outside shoulders and median in the westbound and eastbound directions from the I-65 Interchange (Milepost 95.0) in Birmingham to the Walker County Line (Milepost 80.2) in Quinton/West Jefferson. This work may require closure of the outside (right) and the inside (left) lanes at various times and locations in the area where guardrail repairs are being made.

 

Upon completion of all guardrail repairs on the outside (right) shoulders, the repairs will move to the inside (left) median shoulders in both the northbound/eastbound and southbound/westbound directions, which will require the inside (left) travel lane and shoulder to be closed in areas where the guardrail repairs are being made.

 

This work may require intermittent lane closures for up to eight weeks.

 

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 maintenance operation 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