I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

October 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY
SB Lanes now Open on I-59/20 NB at  MP 124.7, in Jefferson County
(CBD) Central Business District Project

BIRMINGHAM– The Alabama Department of Transportation announces that the southbound lanes are now open on I-59/20 NB. All lanes were closed earlier due to an overturned vehicle containing hazardous materials. The northbound lanes remain closed.

Motorists are asked to use the following detour route:

  • I-59/20 northbound traffic should detour onto I-459 northbound.

The lanes will be closed until further notice. Updates will be provided as work progresses.

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 Maintenance 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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