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Planned Lane Closures on I-59/20 NB, in Birmingham

Posted on: November 9, 2017 at 2:37 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 8, 2017

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Planned Lane Closures on I-59/20 NB, in Birmingham

 

BIRMINGHAM – Weather permitting, Friday, November 10th at 11 p.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will close all lanes on I- 59/20 Northbound west of the Interchange to install a Steel Beam across the interstate.  Traffic from I-59/20 Northbound to  I-65 Northbound and I-65 Southbound will be diverted west of the interchange.  The exits from I-65 Northbound and I-65 Southbound heading to I-59/20 Northbound will be closed at the interchange.

 

The lanes are scheduled to re-open at approximately 5 a.m. on Saturday, November 11th.  In addition, the ramps to I-59/20 from I-65 Northbound and I-65 Southbound will also be closed during this time frame.

 

The lane closures will require the use of Law Enforcement Officers.

 

A reduced speed limit of 45 mph is in effect throughout the work zone. 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 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

crocketttl@dot.state.al.us