Tag: Interstate 59

Roadscapes Wednesday: Interstate 20 and 59 Birmingham New Bridges Video

It was a matter of time before someone recorded a time-lapse road video of the new Interstate 20 and Interstate 59 bridge viaduct in downtown Birmingham.  YouTuber Interstate KS celebrates their 100th […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Videos Of The I-20/59 Bridge Demolition

If you live in Birmingham, are you surviving the shutdown of I-20/59?  The people from Live Storms Media went overhead to see the new traffic patterns since the bridges are being torn down.  […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: ALDOT Screws Up A Brand New Interstate Sign In Birmingham

Gotta love ALDOT, and the contractors that work for them.  This week, crews installed a new BGS (Big Green Sign) over I-20 West / I-59 South before the I-65 junction.  Never mind […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Three 2018 Birmingham Highway Time Lapse Road Videos

This week, I am highlighting three new Birmingham Metro time-lapse road videos for you to enjoy.  The YouTube channel Freewayjim made three different videos highlighting different highways in the Birmingham area.  The first video […]

Roadscapes: The Stupid 22nd Street North New Traffic Pattern From ALDOT

I’m just going to file this under the stupidity category.  On May 31st, ALDOT closed down the 17th Street North exit along I-20 East / I-59 North in downtown Birmingham.  The ramp […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Interstate 20/59 Needs To Be Moved

A few months ago, I talked about the ALDOT mentality over the I-20 / I-59 Birmingham project.  I complained about how the Alabama Department of Transportation was slamming this bridge replacement project […]

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 […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: I-59 Etowah County Construction Is Done

Well, well, ALDOT has finally finished the Interstate 59 construction in Etowah County.  It took them two years, yes two years to reconstruct 10 miles of Interstate.  Before the construction began, I-59 was in very poor […]

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 […]

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