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I-20 Westbound work to begin July 8th

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Many drivers in the Birmingham area need to get ready for a longer commute.

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to close westbound lanes of I-20 at exit 136 (I-459) at 12.01am on Monday, July 8th.  The lanes will be closed all the way to exit 130 (I-20/59 interchange).

Drivers can detour around the closed lanes by taking I-459 north to I-59, then taking that south to the interchange with I-20.

Work is expected to last up to 90 days.  Contractors are being offered incentives to finish early.

The work on westbound lanes follows similar work on eastbound lanes during the spring.

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