road and bridge projects http://apr.org en Road, Bridge Improvements To Aid All Counties http://apr.org/post/road-bridge-improvements-aid-all-counties <p></p><p></p><p>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has announced plans for bridge and road improvement projects across the state.</p><p>Bentley announced the improvement plans Monday and the governor's staff members say bridge safety is a top priority. Many of the 22 counties receiving money for improvement projects through the Rural Assistance Match Program have deteriorated bridges that must be replaced or rehabbed.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 02:10:21 +0000 The Associated Press 30318 at http://apr.org Road, Bridge Improvements To Aid All Counties Gov. Bentley Signs Law To Fund Road Repairs http://apr.org/post/gov-bentley-signs-law-fund-road-repairs <P>Gov. Robert Bentley has signed legislation to help all counties participate in a program to repair roads and bridges.</P> <P>The state has started a more than $600 million road and bridge repair program. The state puts up 80 percent and local governments pay 20 percent toward projects. Some counties don't have enough revenue to provide the local match. The new legislation allows the state to sell up to $25 million in bonds to pay the local match. Counties that use the state funds for their match will be capped at getting $5 million each for repairs. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:51:32 +0000 The Associated Press 28298 at http://apr.org Gov. Bentley Signs Law To Fund Road Repairs Gov. Bentley Announces 302 Road Projects http://apr.org/post/gov-bentley-announces-302-road-projects <P>Gov. Robert Bentley has announced 302 more road and bridge projects that the state will finance with bond sales.</P> <P>The 302 projects announced Monday total $398 million. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 22:50:43 +0000 The Associated Press 24333 at http://apr.org Gov. Bentley Announces 302 Road Projects