I-59/20 Bridge Project Phase III Closure Announcement

February 13, 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 place during the removal of the existing structures:

  • Carraway Exit Ramp from I-59/20 SB is will be closed Monday/February 11th thru Thursday, February 14th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night.
  • 15th Street N between Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. and 12th Ave. will close Monday, February 11th through Saturday, February 23rd for CBD bridge demo.
  • 24th Street N between Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. is tentatively scheduled to close Wednesday, February 13th through Saturday, February 16th for CBD bridge demo.
  • Red Mountain Expressway NB to I-59/20 NB is scheduled to close Tuesday, February 12th thru Thursday, February 14th and again Saturday, February 16th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night for girder erection.

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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