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 signal.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway Blvd. and 28th Street N will be closed Thursday, January 21st through Wednesday, January 27th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for traffic signal.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street N and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, January  21st through Wednesday, January 27th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for traffic signal.

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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