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Gov. Kay Ivey gets power to approve new I-10 bridge design

BY: - November 22, 2023

The Alabama Toll Road, Bridge and Tunnel Authority Tuesday gave the governor’s office authority to approve a design of the bridge that is part of the $2.7 billion project to expand the I-10 interchange over the Mobile River. Members of the committee unanimously voted to authorize Gov. Kay Ivey to sign off on any agreement […]

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ALDOT contracts put on hold amid dispute over West Alabama Corridor funding

BY: - September 8, 2023

The Legislative Contract Review Committee Thursday put holds on Alabama Department of Transportation contracts as disputes erupted between lawmakers over the cost of the West Alabama Highway Corridor project. The arguments began after Sen. Chris Elliott, R-Josephine, began asking Clay McBrien, the assistant chief engineer of policy and planning with the Alabama Department of Transportation, […]

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Lawrence County’s request for road money sparks discussion about Alabama incentives

BY: - July 26, 2023

A northern Alabama county seeking money for a road project faced tough questions Monday from a state board that oversees funding. The Alabama Industrial Access Road & Bridge Corporation committee agreed to pay almost the entire cost of a $1.66 million project in Lawrence County that provides First Solar, a company based in Arizona, with […]