Tag: Interstate 20

The Anniston / Oxford Area Needs A Truck Stop

Every time I am on Interstate 20, I will often see a 18-wheeler pulled off on the side of an entrance or exit ramp.  Why you ask?  Because there is a lack […]

The ALDOT Mentality Over the I-20 / I-59 Birmingham Project

Come on ALDOT, I know you can do better than what you have proposed for the I-20 / I-59 downtown Birmingham bridge replacements.  On Wednesday, several Birmingham City Council members met with […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Birmingham Slotted Freeway Signs

This week on Roadscapes Wednesday I am going to share some interesting sign pictures from the Birmingham Metro.  In the 1990’s, ALDOT decided to experiment with a new type of freeway signage […]

Sunday Discussion: The Same Traffic Light Problems In Oxford

The same traffic light problems are still occurring along Leon Smith Parkway at the Oxford Exchange.  I did this post and video in March about this problem.  View it below! http://geekalabama.com/2013/03/24/sunday-discussion-traffic-light-problems-in-annistonoxford/ The traffic light […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Almost Went to Jail For Roadgeeking

On Saturday I experienced some traffic trouble on Interstate 20 around the Brompton exit.  While going to Birmingham on Saturday, before reaching the Brompton exit or Exit 147 on I-20, I got […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why The Interstate 20/59 Bridge Replacement Is Wrong

The Alabama Department of Transportation always comes up with some wacky ideas for the roads in Alabama.  A few weeks ago, I talked about the major traffic problems occurring due to the […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Interstate 20 Calhoun County Update

During the last week, I went out to Interstate 20 and took some picture updates.  The contraflow has now shifted onto the westbound lanes and the bridges on the westbound lanes are […]

The Upcoming Interstate 20 Repaving Project

  This is something that has needed to be done for a long time now!  The only problem is it’s going to effect around 30,000-35,000 vehicles a day.  The eastbound lanes of […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Leon Smith Parkway

Leon Smith Parkway in Oxford is part of the Anniston Eastern Bypass.  And lately the parkway around I-20 and the Oxford Exchange has been seeing traffic problems.  For one, the traffic light […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: AL Route 202

The Anniston area has two bypasses to get around all of that traffic on Quintard Ave.  The Anniston Eastern Bypass is still being built and I hope its ready in 2014.  But […]

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