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Tue 26/03/19

2019 Work Zone Awareness Week

2019-04-01T12:23:04+00:00

National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 8 -12, 2019

Drive Like You Work Here

Since 2000, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and its partners have sponsored National Work Zone Awareness Week, an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones.

Work zones play a key role in maintaining and upgrading our roadways. Unfortunately, daily changes in traffic patterns, narrowed rights-of-way, and other construction activities often create a combination of factors resulting in crashes, injuries, and fatalities. These crashes also cause excessive delays, especially given the constrained driving environment.

Each […]

2019 Work Zone Awareness Week2019-04-01T12:23:04+00:00
Mon 15/04/19

Weekly Update 04/15/19

2019-04-15T22:08:30+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 15, 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:

  • Carraway Blvd. will be closed between 11th Avenue N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., each night to work on the portal and girder delivery.
  • I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on Wednesday, April 17th, 11 […]
Weekly Update 04/15/192019-04-15T22:08:30+00:00
Tue 09/04/19

Weekly Update 04/08/19

2019-04-09T02:11:02+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 8, 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:

  • I-59/20 SB off ramp to 25th Street N will close, Tuesday, April 9th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. for bridge work.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. and 22nd Street N will close at the intersection with 9th Avenue, Wednesday, April 10th, between 9 a.m. and noon, to escort a crane across the road.
  • Red Mountain Expressway NB ramp […]
Weekly Update 04/08/192019-04-09T02:11:02+00:00
Tue 02/04/19

Weekly Update 04/02/19

2019-04-09T02:11:42+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 2, 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, during the removal of the existing structures:

  • Red Mountain Expressway NB ramp to 59/20 NB will close Tuesday, April 2nd from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. for the Bridge 23 deck pour overhead.
  • I-59/20 SB from Tallapoosa Street to the Carraway Blvd. Exit, will have a rolling road block operation Tuesday, April 2nd, Wednesday, April 3rd, and Thursday, […]
Weekly Update 04/02/192019-04-09T02:11:42+00:00
Fri 29/03/19

Weekly Update 03/29/19

2019-04-09T02:12:04+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 29, 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, during the reconstruction of the new CBD Bridges:

  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway Blvd. and 25th Street N will close Saturday, March 30th from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. to move a crane.
  • 16th Street N between 9th Avenue N and Rev. Abraham Woods will close Monday, April 1st from 8 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. to move […]
Weekly Update 03/29/192019-04-09T02:12:04+00:00
Thu 21/03/19

Carraway Blvd. Closures March 20th-23rd

2019-03-26T21:31:06+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 20, 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, during the removal of the existing structures:

  • Single right lane closure at Carraway Blvd., southbound between 11th Avenue N and 26th Street N., Wednesday, March 20th from 9 p.m. until Thursday, March 21th at 5 a.m. to deliver girders.
  • Full closure of Carraway Blvd between 11th Avenue N and 26th Street N., Thursday, March 21st at 11 p.m. […]
Carraway Blvd. Closures March 20th-23rd2019-03-26T21:31:06+00:00
Mon 15/04/19

I- 59/20 SB Exit to Carraway Blvd. will close 4/17 11pm-5am

2019-04-15T22:07:13+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 15, 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:

  • Carraway Blvd. will be closed between 11th Avenue N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., each night to work on the portal and girder delivery.
  • I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on Wednesday, April 17th, […]
I- 59/20 SB Exit to Carraway Blvd. will close 4/17 11pm-5am2019-04-15T22:07:13+00:00
Mon 15/04/19

I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on 4/17 11pm-5am

2019-04-15T22:01:57+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 15, 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:

  • Carraway Blvd. will be closed between 11th Avenue N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., each night to work on the portal and girder delivery.
  • I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on Wednesday, April 17th, […]
I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on 4/17 11pm-5am2019-04-15T22:01:57+00:00
Mon 15/04/19

Carraway Blvd. will have a Rolling Road Block from 11th Ave N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. 4/16-4/19 11pm-5am

2019-04-15T22:06:58+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

April 15, 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:

  • Carraway Blvd. will be closed between 11th Avenue N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., each night to work on the portal and girder delivery.
  • I-59/20 SB Exit to 25th Street N will close on Wednesday, April 17th, 11 […]
Carraway Blvd. will have a Rolling Road Block from 11th Ave N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. 4/16-4/19 11pm-5am2019-04-15T22:06:58+00:00
Sat 16/03/19

Closures on 23rd St N and 15th St N

2019-03-29T19:21:33+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

March 29, 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.

Listed below are the current city streets that are open/closed beneath the CBD bridges during the reconstruction of the bridges:

Open

  • 16th Street N
  • 18th Street N
  • 19th Street N
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., between 9th Avenue & Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.
  • 22nd Street N
  • 24th Street N
  • 25th Street N

Closed

  • 15th Street N
  • 23rd Street N

9th […]

Closures on 23rd St N and 15th St N2019-03-29T19:21:33+00:00
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