I-59/20 Bridge Project Update

November 19, 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.

Weather permitting, the following closures will take place:

  • I-59/20 SB off-ramp to 31st Street N will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Monday, November 23rd from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for flume construction.
  • I-59/20 SB & Carraway Blvd. exit ramp  (right lane) will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 26th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for OHSB.
  • I-59/20 SB & Carraway Blvd. exit ramp  (left shoulder) will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 26th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for OHSB.
  • I-59/20 NB between Red Mountain Expressway NB to 31st Street on-ramp will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 26th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for OHSB.
  • 19th Street N from Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. to 10th Avenue N will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 19th from 12 a.m. until 11: 59 p.m. for  BL Harbert.
  • 24th Street N between Rev. Abraham Woods and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Tuesday, November 17th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for the City of Birmingham striping.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Carraway Blvd. and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, November 19th  through Thursday, November 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for paving/striping.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 23rd  from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for paving/striping.
  • Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. NB and SB between rev. Abraham Woods and 22nd Street N will be closed Thursday, November 19th through Thursday, November 26th from 12 am. until 11:50 p.m. for RAJ signal 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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