I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

October 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY
Planned Temporary Ramp Closures on I-65 at Oxmoor Rd., in Jefferson County
(CBD) Central Business District Project

BIRMINGHAM– Beginning at 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 18th, weather permitting, a project to improve the Interchange of I-65 and Oxmoor Road will begin as follows:

  • Sunday, October 18th, at 9 a.m. 
    • The on-ramp from Oxmoor Road to I-65 South will be closed for improvements.
    • This ramp will be re-opened at approximately 12 a.m.
  • Monday, October 19th, at 12 a.m.
    • The off-ramp from I-65 South to Oxmoor Road East (Exit 256B) will be closed for improvements.
    • This ramp will be re-opened no later than 5 a.m.
  • Monday, October 19th, at 9 p.m.
    • The on-ramp from Oxmoor Road to I-65 North will be closed for improvements.
    • This ramp will be re-opened at approximately 1 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 20th, at 1 a,m.1 a.m.
    • The off-ramp from I-65 South to Oxmoor Road. West (Exit 256A) will be closed for improvements.
    • This ramp will be re-opened no later than 5 a.m.

Message boards will be installed advising motorists of all closures and to assist in accessing I-65 via detour.

Motorists are urged to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and 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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