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  • The I-59/20 closure: A look at driver options

    The I-59/20 closure: A look at driver options

    A major roadway through downtown Birmingham is now closed. The I-59/20 shutdown near the BJCC is forcing thousands of drivers to find another way to get to their destinations. Alabama Department of Transportation regional engineer DeJarvis Leonard says the closure is due to much-needed construction.

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  • Fatal accident in Etowah County leaves 1 dead

    Fatal accident in Etowah County leaves 1 dead

    The accident took place on I-59 Southbound at mile marker 177. State troopers are on the scene. At this time only one lane is open.

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  • Four vehicle wreck leaves portion of I-59/20 closed in Bessemer

    Four vehicle wreck leaves portion of I-59/20 closed in Bessemer

    A portion of I-20/59 Northbound in Bessemer at mile marker 107 is closed due to a four vehicle accident. One of the vehicles involved is an 18 wheeler. Bessemer police are asking drivers to take I-459 if they are heading northbound on I-20/59 in that area.

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  • Construction for I-59/20 began, drivers watch for new detours

    Construction for I-59/20 began, drivers watch for new detours

    UPDATE: ALDOT has provided alternative routes for major routes that will be affected by the bridge construction. You can find the detours within this article. Get ready: The I-59/20 is expected to close for construction starting Monday of next week. Be prepared for delays and route changes. In this article we will provide alternative routes for common destinations.

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  • 18-wheeler accident on I-20/59

    18-wheeler accident on I-20/59

    According to Birmingham police, a call was received around 5 a.m. of an SUV striking an abandoned vehicle on the side of the road. An 18-wheeler swerved to avoid the accident. UPDATE: The accident debris are clear and the roads are open.

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