HAZMAT transportation across Alabama interstate banned for a week

July 1, 20220

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has temporarily banned the transportation of hazardous materials on the Interstate through downtown Birmingham.

The restrictions are related to the holding of a major sporting event.

The Hazardous Substances Restriction will apply on I-59/20 off I-65 east of the EB Stephens Freeway (US 31).

According to the Alabama Trucking Association (ATA), dangerous goods will not be allowed on I-59/20 in downtown Birmingham from Thursday, July 7 through Sunday, July 17.

ALDOT will use digital and static banners to communicate the restrictions.

For more information on road closures in Birmingham, please follow the link.


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