roadwork

Interstate 59/20 Set to Reopen Through Birmingham

(Photo: ABC 33/40)BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Months of headaches for motorists are coming to an end as Interstate 59/20 reopens through Alabama’s largest city. Officials say the rebuilt Interstate 59/20 will be completely open by Sunday night in downtown Birmingham. A Texas-based contractor will earn a $15 million bonus for completing work early on the $700 million project. The original…

ATRIP 2 Project Headed to Legislature

Some roadwork going on in Butler County stops traffic. Most of the roads in Alabama are well past their expiration date. Butler County Engineer Dennis McCall says the lifespan of a normal road is around 20 years, but the roads in Butler County were paved in the 50s or late 60s. “In that day and time they did a remarkable…