I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update

November 16, 2018
(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 I-65 Northbound, I-65 Southbound, I-59/20 Northbound, I-59/20 Southbound, Red Mountain Expressway, and Carraway Blvd.

Carraway Blvd. northbound between Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. and 11th Avenue will close between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. each of the following nights; Friday, November 16th, Monday, November 19th, and Tuesday, November 20th, for Median and Island Demolition.
The I-65 NB off ramp to 17th Street, the 11th Avenue on ramp to I-65 SB, and the I-59/20 NB off ramp to 17th Street will be closed from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. each of the following nights; Friday, November 16th thru Tuesday, November 20th while the contractor works on Punch List items.

The Red Mountain Expressway northbound ramp onto I-59/20 NB will be closed Sunday, November 18th and Monday, November 19th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. for Barrier Rail Installation and Bridge Cap Construction.

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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