evacuations http://apr.org en Alabama Breaks Ground For Beach Interchange http://apr.org/post/alabama-breaks-ground-beach-interchange <P>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley joined Baldwin County officials to break ground for an interchange that will tie Interstate 10 with the Foley Beach Express.</P> <P>Bentley told the audience at the groundbreaking ceremony Friday that the interchange will bring more people to the coastal county and help with evacuations during hurricanes. Former Gov. Fob James, who lives in Baldwin County, also participated.</P> <P>The $10.6 million interchange is the final of four projects linking the interchange to the beach.</P> <P>The new interchange is expected to open in the fall of 2014. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:45:28 +0000 The Associated Press 26816 at http://apr.org Alabama Breaks Ground For Beach Interchange Gulf Coast Residents Seek Safety In Ala. Shelters http://apr.org/post/gulf-coast-residents-seek-safety-ala-shelters Several hundred people are staying in shelters in Mobile and Baldwin counties during Hurricane Isaac. Juana Castillo said she drove with her mother, stepdad and brother from Metairie, La., to a shelter in Theodore. She said her dad lived through Katrina and he urged the family to leave Louisiana. A 75-year-old Mobile man, Tom Rowan, said he had the boat he calls home pulled out of the water and then went to a shelter. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:35:10 +0000 The Associated Press 16992 at http://apr.org Gulf Coast Residents Seek Safety In Ala. Shelters