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State announces $30 million for Alabama road, bridge work

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state says $30 million is available for cities and counties around Alabama to use on road and bridge projects. The money announced T...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state says $30 million is available for cities and counties around Alabama to use on road and bridge projects.

The money announced Thursday is coming from a 10 cent-a-gallon increase in the state gas tax that lawmakers passed this year at the urging of Gov. Kay Ivey.

RELATED: Counties make road and bridge construction plans public

Twenty-eight projects were selected in all for a total of $30.1 million in funding from the state. The largest amounts of $2 million each are going to the cities of Saraland, Springville and Houston County.

Some local governments are providing about $9.5 million total to assist with the work.

A statement from Ivey’s office says every citizen will see benefits from infrastructure spending.

The law passed earlier this year requires at least $30 million annually for local governments under the tax hike.

For more information on the project, click here.

A list of guarantees can be found below:



Project Description


Local Funds


City of Gadsden


Intersection improvements at AL-1/US-278/US-431 and AL-291 (Hood Ave) including reconfiguring lane uses to decrease congestion




City of Woodville


Acceleration lane at the end of AL-35 onto US-72




Limestone County


Add left turn lanes on US-72 and add/extend right turn lanes on Mooresville Road at the US-72/Mooresville Road intersection




City of Madison


Widen, resurface and restripe Wall Triana Highway, widen and resurface Graphics Drive, widen and realign I-565 EB off ramp at Wall Triana Highway




City of Albertville



Add 250 ft right turn lane on US-431 and 200 ft right turn lane on Edmondson Street at the intersection of US-431 and Edmondson Street




City of Decatur


Reconfigure traffic signals to aid with left turning movement where AL-67 (Beltline Road) intersects with Veterans Drive, Modaus Road, Sandlin Road and Central Ave




City of Hoover


Extend existing right turn lane, add turn lanes and acceleration lanes, relocate Mercedes entrance, and widen Riverchase Lorna Shopping Center Driveway at the US-31/AL-150 intersection




City of Odenville

St. Clair

Widen US-411 from 2 lanes to 3 lanes adding a center left turn lane for 1,300 ft from Council Drive to Burgess Drive




City of Springville

St. Clair

Improvements at the intersection of US-11, AL-174 and CR-9 including a traffic signal and turn lanes on all four approaches




Shelby County


Bridge replacement and approaches on AL-25 over Waxahatchee Creek (BIN 519)




Alexander City


Culvert replacement and additional lane on Airport Drive 400 ft from US-280 over Sugar Creek




City of Fayette


Widen Northeast and Northwest parts of AL-17/AL-18 intersection to aid with truck turning movements




Perry County


Realign CR-12 at the intersection with AL-5, and turning radius improvements on CR-12 at the intersection with AL-183, add centerline scoring to CR-12 (9 miles)




Autauga County


Turn lanes on US-82 at CR-47 (Golson Rd)




City of McKenzie


Add left turn lane to AL-55 at the intersection of South Garland Rd/US-31, and add left turn lane to AL-55/US-31 at the intersection of North Garland Rd




Coffee County


Intersection improvements including realigning CR-239 and CR-114 to intersect with AL-167 at right angles




Dallas County


Realign and widen AL-41, add turn lane on US-80W, and add acceleration lane on US-80E, at the intersection of AL-41 and US-80




Elmore County


Add turn lanes where Coosada Pkwy and Ingram Rd intersect with AL-14; add or reconfigure lanes at AL-143/Cobbs Ford Rd intersection; study intersection of AL-14/Oak Tree Rd




Geneva County


Add left turn lanes on AL-52 and improve turning radius onto CR-69 at the AL-52/CR-69 intersection




Houston County


Add additional lane on US-84 (West Main St) from Flowers Chapel Rd to John D. Odom Rd




Macon County


Add left turn lane on AL-8 (US-80) and a right turn lane on CR-51 at the intersection of AL-8 and CR-51




City of Pike Rd


Intersection improvements to US-231 at the intersections of Merriweather Rd and Trotman Rd including turn lanes, raised medians and vertical curve corrections




Russell County


980 ft acceleration lane onto US-431 at CR-4




City of Fairhope


Add turn lanes to CR-44 and upgrade traffic signal at the CR-44/US-98 intersection




City of Brewton


Close intersection of US-31 and Sowell Rd, convert intersection of US-31 and McClellan St to a 3-way intersection by closing west side of McClellan St




City of Saraland


Phase 1 to widen AL-158 from 2 lanes to 4 lanes from mile post 7.75 to Spartan Dr




Mobile County


Roundabout at AL-188 and Irvington Bayou La Batre Highway




City of McIntosh


Increase turning radius and widen Commerce St and US-43 to improve intersection angles






Overall Totals




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