Fri 30/04/21

Weekly Update 04/30/21

2021-04-30T22:24:00+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 30, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update, 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.

Weather permitting, the following closures will take place as follows:

  • Monday, May 3rd at 9 p.m., the three (3) inside lanes of the I-59/20  southbound bridge beginning at the Red Mountain Expressway Interchange to the south end of the bridge will be closed for survey work.  The two right lanes will remain open.
  • All […]
Weekly Update 04/30/212021-04-30T22:24:00+00:00
Wed 07/04/21

Weekly Update 04/07/21

2021-04-07T19:46:51+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 7, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update, 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.

Weather permitting, the following closures will take place as follows:

  • Double lane closures on I-59 northbound beginning at the Carraway off ramp (Exit 126A) on Monday, April 12th  at 7 p.m. until 12 a.m.  The closure is necessary to perform spall repairs.

Detour signs will be in place where necessary. Please […]

Weekly Update 04/07/212021-04-07T19:46:51+00:00
Wed 31/03/21

Weekly Update 03/31/21

2021-04-07T19:47:35+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, 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.

  • Double lane closures on I-59 northbound beginning at the Carraway off Ramp (Exit 126A) on Thursday, April 1st at 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. The closure is necessary for the inspection of an Expansion Joint Device.

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 […]

Weekly Update 03/31/212021-04-07T19:47:35+00:00
Thu 18/03/21

ALDOT Urges Caution as Severe Weather Moves Across State   

2021-03-31T21:42:58+00:00

March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

ALDOT Urges Caution as Severe Weather Moves Across State

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency are continuing to advise motorists to stay off the roadways as much as possible while much of the state is experiencing severe weather conditions.

Travel on all routes in the affected areas will continue to be potentially hazardous, and some routes may become impassable. Motorists are strongly advised not to travel except in case of emergency. ALDOT crews are mobilized and will be on standby and working as needed around the clock until conditions improve. ALDOT also […]

ALDOT Urges Caution as Severe Weather Moves Across State   2021-03-31T21:42:58+00:00
Tue 09/03/21

Weekly Update 03/09/21

2021-03-31T21:42:51+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, 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.

  • Beginning at 9 p.m., March 9th, there will be a single right lane closure along I-59 southbound between Exit 126A (Carraway Blvd.) and Exit 124 C (I-65 northbound). In addition to the lane closure, the ramp from Red Mountain Express to I-59 southbound will also be closed. The closures are needed in order to make concrete spall repairs.
  • The signed detour route […]
Weekly Update 03/09/212021-03-31T21:42:51+00:00
Wed 03/03/21

Weekly Update 03/03/21

2021-03-09T16:00:26+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, 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.

Weather permitting, the following closures will take place as follows:

  • Double lane closures on I-59 northbound between Exit 126 A and Exit 126 B, March 4th from 7 p.m. until 4 a.m. Also Exit 126 B (I-59 NB off to 31st Street) will be closed during this same period.   The closure is necessary to perform Spall repairs.

Detour signs will be in place where necessary. Please […]

Weekly Update 03/03/212021-03-09T16:00:26+00:00
Thu 18/02/21

Weekly Update 02/17/21

2021-03-03T20:34:24+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

February 17, 2021

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.

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 […]

Weekly Update 02/17/212021-03-03T20:34:24+00:00
Tue 16/02/21

Icy, Snowy Conditions May Persist

2021-03-18T02:03:25+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

February 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

Icy, Snowy Conditions May Persist

Motorists warned against nonessential travel through Friday

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that existing icy conditions on roads across much of north Alabama may be prolonged by temperatures near or below freezing and additional frozen precipitation, potentially making travel hazardous until the end of the week.

Forecasts indicate that parts of northwest Alabama may not see high temperatures above freezing until Friday afternoon. Areas of north-central Alabama may only reach highs in the mid-30s Wednesday. Another round of snow and/or […]

Icy, Snowy Conditions May Persist2021-03-18T02:03:25+00:00
Mon 15/02/21

Icy Road Conditions Persist Across Alabama

2021-03-18T02:03:31+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

February 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

Icy Road Conditions Persist Across Alabama

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency are continuing to advise motorists to stay off the roadways when possible while much of the state is experiencing icy road conditions.

Forecasts indicate that hazardous conditions will continue to be a major travel concern through late morning Wednesday, Feb. 17, due to temperatures remaining near or below freezing even during daytime hours Tuesday. Rainfall in areas of the state that had temperatures above freezing during the day Monday could see that moisture freeze tonight […]

Icy Road Conditions Persist Across Alabama2021-03-18T02:03:31+00:00
Sun 14/02/21

Ice Threatens Travel

2021-02-18T00:46:00+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

February 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

Ice Threatens Major Travel Impacts

Motorists strongly urged to avoid travel into Wednesday

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that freezing rain will likely coat roads with ice in north and west-central Alabama beginning tonight. Furthermore, much of the state will experience freezing temperatures over the next few days which could produce widespread “black ice” conditions.

In addition to icing on roadways due to freezing rain, north and west-central Alabama may see additional accumulations of sleet and snow.

Forecasts indicate icy conditions will be a concern through […]

Ice Threatens Travel2021-02-18T00:46:00+00:00

59/20 Bridge Hotline

Phone: 205-346-5080

Media Contact: Linda Crockett

ALDOT East Central Region
100 Corporate Pkwy Ste 450
Hoover, AL 35242

Phone: 205-327-4973

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