Interstate 20 reopening http://apr.org en Ala. Highway Agency Reopening I-20 At Birmingham http://apr.org/post/ala-highway-agency-reopening-i-20-birmingham <p></p><p>The Alabama Department of Transportation says it's ending what has been a traffic nightmare for many travelers near Birmingham.</p><p>The state says it will reopen westbound Interstate 20 in eastern Jefferson County on Thursday, weather permitting.</p><p>About 74,000 vehicles travel through the area each day. The state closed first the eastbound and then the westbound lanes for resurfacing work.</p><p>The detours have led to traffic jams and delays, but the state says all the work is supposed to be done by early winter.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:24:17 +0000 The Associated Press 37263 at http://apr.org Ala. Highway Agency Reopening I-20 At Birmingham