I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

July 16, 2020

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.

The following closures will take place weather permitting as follows:

  • 16th Street between Rev. Abraham Woods and 10th Avenue N will be closed Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd   from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grade/base/pave.
  • 19th Street N from Rev. Abraham Woods to 10th Street will be closed, Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd   from 12 a.m. until 11: 59 p.m. for culvert installation.
  • 22nd Street N between Rev. Abraham Woods and 9th Avenue will be closed, Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 for culvert installation.
  • 24th Street NB and SB between Richard Arrington Blvd. and Rev. Abraham Woods will be a single right closure Thursday, July 16th  through Thursday, July 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 for drainage installation.
  • 25th Street NB and SB between Richard Arrington Blvd. and Rev. Abraham Woods will be closed Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd   from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for curb/gutter/paving.
  • Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd., NB between 24th and 25th Street NB will be closed Tuesday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd  from 5 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for lighting installation.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grade/drain/installation.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, July 16th through Thursday, July 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grading and cleanup.

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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