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February 13, 2020

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

I-59/20 Bridge Project Weekly Update, in Birmingham

(CBD) Central Business District Project

BIRMINGHAMAs 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 as follows:

 

·       19th Street North from Rev. Abraham Woods to 10th Street will be closed, Thursday, January 30th for approximately two months for Culvert Installation.

·       Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between Caraway and 28th Street will be closed Thursday, February 13th thru Thursday, February 20th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for Roadway Work and Painting.

·        Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. between 25th Street and Carraway Blvd. will be closed Thursday, February 13h thru Thursday, February 20th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for Grading and Cleanup.

·        9th Avenue North between 16th Street and 18th Street will be closed Thursday, February 6th thru Thursday, February 13th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for Roadway Work Painting.

·        9th Avenue North between 18th Street and 19th Street will be closed Thursday, February 13h thru February 20th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Roadway Work and Painting.

·        9th Avenue North between 19th Street North to Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. will be closed Thursday, February 13th thru Thursday, February 20th from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. for Roadway Work and Painting.

 

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 additional information please visit our project website www.5920bridge.com and for traffic alerts and updates follow us on Facebook and Twitter @5920bridge.

 

 

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Linda Crockett

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

East Central Region

205-327-4973 Office

334-850-6726 Cell

crockettl@dot.state.al.us