road and bridge projects

Roads-Bridges Projects
9:10 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Road, Bridge Improvements To Aid All Counties

Governor Robert Bentley has announced plans for bridge and road improvement projects across the state.
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has announced plans for bridge and road improvement projects across the state.

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.

The rural assistance program is providing money for some of this year's projects so rural counties that may not have been able to fund the improvements would be included this year.

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Road Repairs
4:51 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Gov. Bentley Signs Law To Fund Road Repairs

Governor Bentley signed legislation that would give even greater access to counties to participate in road and bridge projects.
Credit governor.alabama.gov

Gov. Robert Bentley has signed legislation to help all counties participate in a program to repair roads and bridges.

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Governor-Roads
4:50 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Gov. Bentley Announces 302 Road Projects

Gov. Robert Bentley has announced 302 road and bridge projects that the state will finance with bond sales.
Credit State of Alabama

Gov. Robert Bentley has announced 302 more road and bridge projects that the state will finance with bond sales.


The 302 projects announced Monday total $398 million. That boosts his Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program to 439 projects totaling $613 million.


The largest projects include $18.7 million in Tuscaloosa to extend Fifth Avenue to Hackberry Lane at the University of Alabama campus and $16.6 million in Foley to extend Pride Drive from Alabama Highway 59 to County Road 20.

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