I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update
August 20, 2018
(CBD) Central Business District Project – Phase II & Phase III
BIRMINGHAM– As construction continues in Birmingham to improve the I-59/20 and I-65 Interchanges, the Alabama Department of Transportation says drivers should expect delays this week.
There will be intermittent lane closures and ramp closures this week on I-59/20 Southbound, and I-65 Northbound and Southbound.
- I-65 Southbound will have a single left lane closure between 3rd Avenue South and Green Springs Highway Monday, August 20th, Tuesday, August 21st, and Wednesday, August 22nd from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day.
- I-65 Northbound will have a single left lane closure Tuesday, August 21stt and Wednesday, August 22nd from 7 p.m. until 3 p.m. the following day.
- The I-59/20 Southbound off ramp to 31st Street is closed now and will remain closed all week. The I-59/20 Southbound off ramp to Carraway Blvd. will be closed Monday, August 20th, Tuesday, August 21st, and Wednesday, August 22nd from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. each day.
- Carraway Blvd. will be closed between 12th Avenue N and Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. Monday, August 20th, Tuesday, August 21st, and Wednesday, August 22nd from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.
Message boards and all necessary traffic controls will be in place. Please keep in mind that all construction plans can change due to weather and other factors.
This work is a part of Phase II and Phase III 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.