I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

September 21, 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:

  • 19th Street N from Rev. Abraham Jr. Woods Blvd. to 10th Avenue N will be closed, Thursday, September 17h  through Thursday, September 24th  from 12 a.m. until 11: 59 p.m. for culvert installation.
  • 23rd Street N between Rev. Abraham Jr. Woods and 9th Avenue will be closed Thursday, September 17th  through Thursday, September 24th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for drainage installation.
  • 26th N between Rev. Abraham Jr. Woods and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, September 17th  through Thursday, September 24th  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for drainage installation.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, September 17th through Thursday, September 24th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for grade/drain cleanup.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, September 17th  through Thursday, September 24th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for drain/curb.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. and 22nd Street N will be closed Tuesday, September 17th  through Thursday, September 24th  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for culvert/drainage/curb/gutter/sidewalk.
  • Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. between 28th Street N and 26th Street N will be closed Wednesday, September 23rd through Tuesday, September 29th for drainage installation.
  • Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. between 28th Street and 26th Street will be closed Monday, September 21st through Friday, September 21st  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for drainage installation.

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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