CURRENT CLOSURES2019-05-17T12:04:22+00:00
The current Phase III closure of I-59/20 is approximately a one-mile stretch which includes the elevated section of I-59/20 through Birmingham’s Central Business District (CBD). During construction, closures beneath the CBD bridges will change as work progresses; however, the contractor has a responsibility to maintain at least one northbound and one southbound lane open at all times between 15th Street N and 18th Street N, between 19th Street N and 23rd Street N, and between 24th Street N and 26th Street N (Carraway Blvd). These streets are listed here with their current planned state of availability.

Current Surface Street Availability


  • 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


  • 15th Street N
  • 23rd Street N
  • 9th Avenue N between 17th Street N and 19th Street N

9th Avenue N between 19th Street N and 23rd Street N is now closed for the remainder of the project.

Additional Temporary Closures

  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 24th Street N and 28th Street N
  • 28th Street N  between Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. and 11th Avenue N will be closed Monday, May 20th until Wednesday, May 22nd

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. Detour signs will be in place where necessary. Motorists are encouraged to use I-459 to go around the closure when possible.

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