I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

October 3, 2019
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:

  • 22nd Street North between Rev. Abraham Woods and 9th Avenue North will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through Wednesday, October 9th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • 19th Street North between Rev. Abraham Woods and 9th Avenue North will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 10th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 10th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, October 3rd from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • 9th Avenue North between 16th and 18th Street will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 10thfrom 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • 9th Avenue North and 18th Street and 19th Street will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through October 10th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading.
  • 9th Avenue North between 19th Street North to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 10th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. to install CBD Heading
  • 15th Street North between Rev. Abraham Woods and 12th Avenue will be closed Friday, October 4th from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for Milling Operation.
  • 16th Street North between Rev. Abraham Woods and 9th Avenue North will be closed Thursday, October 3rd and Friday October 4th from 12 a.m. until 11 p.m. for Paving Operation.

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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