Entries Tagged as 'traffic'

‘Cause there’s a pothole, so…

July 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · traffic


Several cars discovered a pothole existed in the eastbound lanes of I-20/59 in downtown Birmingham a little too late on this July 4th. The road repair could add an interesting twist to an already pointed debate about the road’s future.

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Some want officials to Rethink 20/59

June 21st, 2013 · 3 Comments · 35203, traffic


Some Birmingham, AL residents have decided to try to raise additional awareness about proposed changes to I-20/59 downtown – taking a page from similar efforts in Louisville, KY; New Orleans, LA; and Syracuse, NY.

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Norwood neighborhood to hold meeting on I-20/59 changes

April 17th, 2013 · Comments Off · 35203, traffic

20-59 bham Proposed Layout

The comment period for the proposed I-20/59 bridge replacement through Birmingham’s city center was extended by 10 days last week. One affected neighborhood to organize a meeting for those still not aware of what the changes will mean for northside communities.

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Time to meet about I-20/59 again

March 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · traffic


A public involvement meeting is scheduled for March 28, 2013 to discuss the current status of the bridge replacement along I-20/59 between I-65 and 31st St. N. We’re looking forward to hearing about the rerouting of traffic ourselves…

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Signs of progress at and around Regions Field

January 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Sports, traffic

01092013 RegionsFieldconstruction

There are a lot of folks who occasionally decide they want to drive by Regions Field and watch as it rises quickly alongside Railroad Park. The next month might give them a reason to drive all the way around the project as construction closes 14th St. between 1st and 3rd Aves. S.

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Not really surprising data about Birmingham traffic (sort of)

January 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Online, traffic

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Two recent studies of traffic data for the metro Birmingham area reveal numbers that really shouldn’t surprise anyone when it comes to their commute time. It gets interesting when paired with data about drunk driving and a recent post about our region’s household incomes.

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ALDOT shares Plan A, then springs possible Plan B for I-20/59

July 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · traffic

Boutwell public hearing

A small crowd showed up to participate in what they thought would just be a regular ALDOT public hearing involving plans to replace the I-20/59 deck between U.S. Highway 31 and Malfunction Junction. Then came a request from the City of Birmingham and Jefferson County…

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Time for National Bike to Work Day on Friday

May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · traffic

Bike Lane on 14th Street South.

It’s time to get ready to ride your bike to work again in Birmingham, AL. The annual group ride takes place this Friday morning; they’ve even created a video AND a map for folks this year…

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