I called the 59/20 road closure hotline: Here’s what happened

I20-59 Detour Sign
Get ready for the detours (Christine Hull/Bham Now)

The Road Closures Are Here

Unfortunately, the I-59/20 bridge and road closures have arrived, prompting the Alabama Department of Transportation to activate their road closure hotline. The purpose of the call center, which will be fully manned by ALDOT employees 24/7, is to help confused drivers navigate around the road closures. The closures will constantly change the detour routes, making this a fun game of whack-a-mole for us all!

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6 things you need to know about Cahaba Heights, including the brand new Overton Village

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If you haven’t ventured into Cahaba Heights recently, you’re in for a treat!  The once sleepy community nestled behind the Summit off 280 is buzzing with change. Find out what’s going on.

Murphree’s Market and Garden Center off of Dolly Ridge Road is one of the city’s oldest farmers markets. Photo submitted
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45 years and 11 boards. How the Lowerys give back to Birmingham

Peggy and James Lowery catalog fossils in the McWane collections department. (Bham Now)

For most people, a day spent in the depths of a laboratory with dinosaur fossils would not be considered a romantic date.  For James and Peggy Lowery, it’s been their weekly go-to date for over a decade.

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