February 17, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
Weather permitting, the following closures will take place:
- Weather permitting, I-59 northbound between the I-59/I-65 Junction and the off ramp to US-31 and Red Mountain Expressway (Exit 126 A) will have a double lane closure beginning Friday, February 19th at 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday. This closure is needed to install the OHC 103 sign structure.
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.