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Part of busy road in downtown Birmingham closed for 2-3 months for bridge reconstruction

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

BIRMINGHAM — The Alabama Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to expect delays as the construction continues on new bridges in downtown Birmingham.

The following closures will take place, weather permitting, as follows:

Friday, June 14, 18th Street will close between Rev. Abraham Woods and Ninth Avenue 24/7 for approximately two to three months for bridge construction.

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.

Photo courtesy of ALDOT

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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