I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update

January 11, 2019
(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.

There will be intermittent lane closures and ramp closures this week on Red Mountain Expressway and I-59/20 Northbound and Southbound.

  • The Red Mountain Expressway ramp onto I-59/20 NB will be closed Friday night, January 11th, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. for Industrial Safety Fence Installation.
  • The I-59/20 SB exit ramp to Carraway Blvd. will be closed Friday, January 11th, Monday, January 14th, and Tuesday, January 15th, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night for Girder Erection.

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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