I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY
I-59/20 Bridge Project Update
(CBD) Central Business District Project

BIRMINGHAM–As construction continues in downtown Birmingham for Interstate Improvements, the Alabama Department of Transportation says drivers should expect delays.

The following closures will take place weather permitting as follows:

  • 25th Street and 31st Street on ramps to I-59/20 northbound will be closed Wednesday, January 8th from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for Striping/Traffic Shift.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Caraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, January 2nd thru Thursday, January 9th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. for Roadway Work and Painting.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 2nd thru Thursday, January 9th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. for Roadway Work and Painting.
  • 9th Avenue North between 16th Street and 18th Street will be closed Thursday, January 2nd thru Thursday, January 9thfrom 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. for Roadway Work Painting.
  • 9th Avenue North between 18th Street and 19th Street will be closed Thursday, January 2nd thru January 9th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. Roadway Work and Painting.
  • 9th Avenue North between 19th Street North to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 2nd thru Thursday, January 9th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. for Roadway Work and Painting.

Detour signs will be in place where necessary. Please keep in mind that all construction plans can change due to weather and other factors. As always, use caution and obey the posted speed limits.

This work is a part 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 traffic alerts and updates, please visit www.5920bridge.com, utilize the ALGO traffic app, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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