I-59/20 Bridge Project Phase III Closure Announcement

February 9, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY
I-59/20 Bridge Project Update
PHASE III CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT, IN BIRMINGHAM
(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 during the removal of the existing structures:

  • 16th Street is scheduled to re-open by Sunday, February 10th.
  • The I-59/20 SB exit to Carraway Blvd. will close Monday, February 11th at 9 p.m. until Tuesday, February 12th at 6 a.m.
  • Red Mountain Expressway NB to I-59/20 NB will close Tuesday, February 12th, Wednesday, February 13th, and Thursday, February 14th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m.

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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