August 9, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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:
- The Red Mountain Expressway NB ramp to 59/20 NB will not close tonight, Friday, August 9th.
- The 25th Street N and 31st Street N ramps onto 59/20 NB will not close tonight, Friday, August 9th.
- Carraway Blvd. will remain closed thru Saturday, August 10th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. for bridge work.
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.