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Planned Lane Closures on I-59/20 SB and NB to Set Bridge Girders, in Birmingham

Posted on: May 23, 2018 at 3:35 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 23, 2018

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Planned Lane Closures on I-59/20 SB and NB to Set Bridge Girders, in Birmingham

As Construction Continues the CBD Project

 

BIRMINGHAM – Weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will continue a project to improve the I-59/20 and I-65 Interchange as follows:

 

  • PHASE 2 – Wednesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 24th, I-59/20 SB (MP 124) will be closed from 11p.m. til 5 a.m. to set Bridge Girders.
  • Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th, I-59/20 NB (MP 124) will be closed from 11 p.m. til 5 a.m. to set Bridge Girders.

 

  • PHASE 3 – Wednesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 24th, I-59/20 NB (MP 125) will be closed from 11 p.m. til 5 a.m. to set Bridge Girders

 

Detour routes will be in place.

 

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

 

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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