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Work Continues on Phase II of I-59/20 Bridge Project (Update)

Posted on: December 20, 2016 at 8:46 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 19, 2016

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Work Continues on Phase II of I-59/20 Bridge Project (Update)

Central Business District (CBD) Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project

 

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

 

  • A single right lane closure will take place on I-65 northbound between the 6th Avenue North on-ramp and the I-59/20 Interchange for asphalt patching and milling operations.  This will be a single right lane closure for one hour and then transition to a double right lane closure (see below).

–          Monday, December 19 at 7 p.m. and ending Monday, December 19 at 8 p.m.

 

  • A double right lane closure will take place on I-65 northbound between the 6th Avenue North on-ramp and the I-59/20 Interchange for asphalt patching and milling operations.

–            Monday, December 19 at 8 p.m. and ending Tuesday, December 20 at 6 a.m.

 

  • A double left lane closure will take place on I-59/20 southbound between the I-59/20 Interchange and Center St. to install temporary barrier rail.

–          Monday, December 19 at 9 p.m. and ending Tuesday, December 20 at 7 a.m.

 

  • A double left lane closure will take place on I-65 southbound between 16th St. N. exit ramp and the I-59/20 Interchange for bridge demolition activities (12th Ct. N Bridge).

–          Tuesday, December 20 at 8 p.m. and ending Wednesday, December 21 at 6 a.m.

–          Wednesday, December 21 at 8 p.m. and ending Thursday, December 22 at 6 a.m.

 

  • A single right lane closure will take place on I-65 southbound between  the16th St. N. exit ramp and the I-59/20 Interchange for bridge demolition activities (12th Ct. N Bridge).

–          Thursday, December 22 at 7 p.m. and ending Friday, December 23 at 7 a.m.

 

  • Night work only.  A rolling block at 15 minute intervals will take place at the on-ramp from I-59/20 southbound to I-65 northbound for bridge demolition activities (12th Ct. N Bridge).

–          Tuesday, December 20 at 11 pm. and ending Wednesday, December 21 at 5 a.m.

–          Wednesday, December 21 at 11 and ending Thursday, December 22 at 5 a.m.

 

  • A double left lane closure will take place on I-59/20 northbound at the Interchange for traffic shifting & restriping operations.  Sometime during this timeframe, this closure will shift from a double left lane closure to a double right lane closure.

–          Thursday, December 22 at 9 pm. and ending Friday, December 23 at 6 a.m.

 

  • A single right lane closure will take place on I-65 southbound between the Interchange and 6th Ave. N. exit to fix barrier rail and reflectors.

–            Thursday, December 22 at 8 p.m. and ending Friday, December 23 at 6 a.m.

 

All temporary traffic control signage and warnings will be in place.

 

This work is a part of Phase II 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 www.5920bridge.com and for traffic alerts and updates follow us on Facebook and Twitter @5920bridge.

 

 

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