I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 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:

  • 15th Street N between Rev. Abraham Woods and 10th Avenue N will be closed, Monday, April 6th through Tuesday, April 7th from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for curb/gutter installation.
  • 19th Street North from Rev. Abraham Woods to 10th Street will be closed, Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11: 59 p.m. for culvert installation.
  • 16th Street between Rev. Abraham Woods and 10th Avenue N will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. to install drainage.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Caraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for roadway work and painting.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grading and cleanup.
  • 9th Avenue N between 16th Street and 18th Street will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for demo/grading/drain/build.
  • 9th Avenue N between 18th Street and 19th Street will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grade/drain.
  • 9th Avenue N between 19th Street North to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 9th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grade/drain.

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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