St. Vincent's Birmingham is an acute care hospital serving Birmingham and the surrounding communities.
Detour: I-59/20 Road Closure
Beginning January 21, 2019, a section of Interstate 59/20 will be closed for approximately 14 months due to bridge construction.
Some patients may need to take an alternate route to reach St. Vincent's Birmingham.
Eastbound I-59/20 traffic (from Tuscaloosa/Bessemer) will not be able to take I-59/20 to Red Mtn. Expressway. Instead, take I-65 South to exit 259-A (6th Ave. S.). Merge into 6th Ave. S. Then take a left on 8th Street S. Turn left onto 8th Ave. S. and proceed 1.8 miles to St. Vincent’s.
Southbound I-65 traffic (from Huntsville/Cullman) will not be able to take I-59/20 to Red Mtn. Expressway. Instead, continue on I-65 South to exit 259-A (6th Ave. S.). Merge into 6th Ave. S. Then take a left on 8th Street S. Turn left onto 8th Ave. S. and proceed 1.8 miles to St. Vincent’s.
Westbound I-59/20 traffic (from Atlanta/Gadsden) will only be impacted the weekend of January 18 and intermittently in the late evening for the first few weeks of the project. During those times, use exit 126 B (31st Street). Exit right and take the first left onto 12th Ave. N. Take a left onto Carraway Blvd. and proceed onto Red Mtn. Expressway.
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will post updates throughout the construction at 5920bridge.com. Please check before traveling to the hospital.
St. Vincent’s Birmingham was founded in 1898 by the Daughters of Charity as a ministry dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care designed to sustain and improve the health of the community as well as its citizens. The all-private room facility is a 409-bed, acute care hospital offering a spectrum of care ranging from a state-of-the-art robotics surgery program to the first Heart Valve Clinic in the state. The hospital specializes in medical services including oncology, cardiology, women’s and children’s services, orthopedics/sports medicine, neurology, community/corporate wellness services, and surgical services. St. Vincent's Birmingham has a long history of recognition, including being named the “Best Hospital to Have a Baby,” “Best Birthing Suites,” “Favorite Hospital,” and the Most Wired list for Hospitals and Health Networks.