59/20 Shutdown

  What you need to know about junction changes for the new I-59/20 bridges

The rebuilt I-59/20 bridges will get their first test of rush hour traffic Tuesday morning.

  Crews push to finish I-59/20 project well ahead of deadline

  ALDOT gives update on 59/20 Bridge Project

Last segment of 59/20 bridge installed Monday

  JeffCo manager discusses traffic issues

  ALDOT says 59/20 bridge replacement project on schedule

  ALDOT gives update on status of I-59/20 Bridge Project

Continued Coverage

I59/20 bridge project will impact certain streets beginning Monday

  Road closed due to I-59/20 bridge project

  Officials say 59/20 bridge replacement remains on schedule

  I-59/20 bridge replacement project continues impacting traffic

  I-59/20 bridge project remains on schedule

  I-59/20 bridge project construction workers experience payroll issues

  More road closures scheduled for I-59/20 bridge project

ALDOT says the I-59/20 bridge replacement project is ahead of schedule, but construction delays and closures will continue.

  How will next week’s heavy rain impact the 59/20 bridge project?

Next week’s heavy rain will impact the 59/20 bridge project.

  ALDOT monitoring side roads, detours during 59/20 bridge project

Some drivers are concerned about the impact thousands of additional vehicles will have on side roads and detours through downtown Birmingham because of the 59/20 bridge project.

  WATCH: Red Mountain Expressway ramp to I-59/20 demolished

The end of the second week of a 14-month project in downtown Birmingham included a blast.

  59/20 bridge project workers brave sub-freezing temps to finish on time

  Big trucks causing issues on 59/20 bridge detour

  Part of Carraway Boulevard shutting down for the weekend

  I-59/20 bridge closure impacting truckers on I-459

  ALDOT working to make adjustments for better 59/20 detour flow

  Meet the Texas construction company that has 14 months to compete I-59/20 bridge project

  Drivers not happy with I-59/20 bridge delays

Drivers are dealing with a lot of traffic and delays during the second day of the I-59/20 bridge shutdown in downtown Birmingham.

  BJCC offers maps to navigate bridge closure

The Birmingham Jefferson Civic Complex wants to help drivers by posting animated maps on its website.

  I-59/20 Bridge Closure: Detour Routes

Find the best detour route to help you navigate your way around downtown Birmingham while the I-59/20 bridge is shutdown.

  Staying updated during 59/20 bridge closure

ALDOT and Jefferson Co. EMA have provided several ways to find out how to navigate the I-59/20 Bridge closure.

  Trucking companies avoiding 59/20 bridge project

Like the rest of us, truckers have to get around all of the construction associated with the destruction of the I-59/20 bridge work in downtown Birmingham.

  Changes made to reduce traffic jams on detour routes

Well it’s not exactly D-Day but a lot of planning has gone into getting ready for the I-59/20 bridges shutdown.

  I-59/20 Shutdown starts Monday night

It’s a major change for Birmingham drivers.

Ambulance service during the 59/20 bridge construction

Ambulance services will be watching traffic patterns carefully.

  Attention: 59/20 ramps begin closing down Friday night

A word of warning if you’re going out tonight and plan on using the Red Mountain Expressway - there will be a major change in your usual route.

BJCC maps detail best way to get there during 59/20 bridge replacement project

Officials with the BJCC released animated maps Friday offering folks some details on the best alternatives available to get to the area while the 59/20 bridges are closed for replacement.

  Truckers preparing for closing of I-59/20 bridges

Trucking companies are telling their drivers to leave earlier than normal next week due to the shutdown of the I-20/59 bridges through downtown Birmingham.

  59/20 bridge project impact on school bus routes

The 59/20 bridges will be shutdown Monday night. Local school systems are keeping a close eye on traffic impact of the construction in an effort to make sure their kids get to school and home safely.

  First responders prepare for I-59/20 bridge closure

Jamiese Price talked with a Birmingham Fire Chief who says there is a plan in place for first responders .

  Is ALDOT ready for I-59/20 bridge shutdown?

The 25th Street ramp will not be open, which create a major issue. ALDOT said it would be two more weeks, but this major construction project has not been helped by all the recent rains.

  Downtown businesses hoping for the best as 59/20 bridges come down

It’s finally here. Next week, the 59/20 bridges will be shut down. Folks doing business in the area will try to do business as best they can with all of the inconvenience.

  Folks concerned about traffic ahead of 59/20 bridges coming down

Next week, ALDOT’s construction team will finally shutdown the 59/20 bridges in downtown Birmingham.

  ALDOT: I-59/20 bridges in downtown B’ham will close Monday, January 21

Officials with ALDOT confirm changes to your commute will take place within the next seven days as the closure of the Interstate 59/20 bridges in downtown Birmingham will begin on Friday, January 18 with a complete shutdown on Monday, January 21.

  ALDOT releases new maps, tips for drivers during upcoming I-59/20 bridge construction

ALDOT produced new maps for drivers to take some tips where to exit the interstate once the bridges come down.