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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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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
July 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · traffic
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…
May 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · traffic
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…