Weekly Project Updates

Wed 03/03/21

Weekly Update 03/03/21

2021-03-03T20:31:08+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 03/03/212021-03-03T20:31:08+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

2021-02-16T20:28:27+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 Persist2021-02-16T20:28:27+00:00
Mon 15/02/21

Icy Road Conditions Persist Across Alabama

2021-02-15T21:51:19+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 Alabama2021-02-15T21:51:19+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
Thu 28/01/21

Weekly Update 01/28/21

2021-02-18T00:45:37+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 28, 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:

  • 9th Avenue N between 19th Street and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 28th through Tuesday, February 2nd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for BL Harbert (BJCC construction).
  • 9th Avenue N between Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 28th through Tuesday, February 2nd from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for RAJ […]
Weekly Update 01/28/212021-02-18T00:45:37+00:00
Tue 26/01/21

Weekly Update 01/26/21

2021-02-18T00:45:29+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 26, 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:

  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd., as well as Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd between Carraway Blvd. and 28th Street N. are now open. These closures were necessary to install traffic signals.

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.

[…]

Weekly Update 01/26/212021-02-18T00:45:29+00:00
Thu 21/01/21

Weekly Update 01/21/21

2021-01-28T20:20:50+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 21, 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:

  • 9th Avenue N between 19th Street and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 21st through Thursday, January 28th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for BL Harbert (BJCC Construction).
  • 9th Avenue N between Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January 21st through Wednesday, January 27th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for RAJ […]
Weekly Update 01/21/212021-01-28T20:20:50+00:00
Sat 09/01/21

Weekly Update 01/07/21

2021-01-26T21:07:49+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 7, 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 as follows:

  • I-59/20 SB off ramp to 31st Street N will be closed Thursday, January 7th through Thursday, January 14th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for flume construction.
  • 9th Avenue N between 19th Street and 22nd Street will be closed Thursday, January 7th through Thursday, January 14th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for BL Harbert and RAJ […]
Weekly Update 01/07/212021-01-26T21:07:49+00:00
Mon 04/01/21

Emergency Pavement Repairs on I-59/20 N, in Birmingham

2021-01-21T17:39:36+00:00

I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

January 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

Emergency Pavement Repairs on I-59/20 N, in Birmingham

Birmingham – Beginning today, January 4th, the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform Emergency Pavement Repairs as follows:

  • At 2:00 p.m. the inside (left) two (2) lanes of I-59/20 north will be closed between the 20th St/Ensley Avenue Exit (Exit 120) and the Arkadelphia Road/US-78 Exit (Exit 123).
  • All travel lanes will be re-opened no later than 5 a.m., Tuesday, January 5th.

Motorists are urged to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use […]

Emergency Pavement Repairs on I-59/20 N, in Birmingham2021-01-21T17:39:36+00:00
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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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