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Interstate 65 Alabama News
Shelby County Commission: I-65 widening between Alabaster and Calera will begin next year, finish in 2027

The Shelby County Commission announced on Monday night that construction on a portion of Interstate 65 from just north of Alabaster to Calera will begin next year and continue into at least 2027 to widen the roadway as it is frequently backed up.

Will Ainsworth, John Cooper Alabama News
Ainsworth: ALDOT director Cooper 'threatening' lawmakers for I-65 widening support

While talking about needed infrastructure projects in Alabama Thursday on FM Talk 1065’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth claimed that Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper has threatened lawmakers who are pushing for a project on Interstate 65.

Interstate 65 Alabama News
Ainsworth on Ivey announcement to widen I-65 to six lanes from Alabaster to Calera: 'It's a start'

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth intends to “keep up the pressure” on the executive branch until the recently announced widening of Interstate 65 is extended from the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf of Mexico.

Ivey Bentley Alabama News
Bentley backs Ivey on West Alabama Corridor, Says Ainsworth ought to let Ivey 'handle the situation right now while she's in office'

Governor Kay Ivey has one ally in her bid to finish a four-lane route between Tuscaloosa and Mobile.

West Alabama Corridor Groundbreaking, November 12, 2021 Alabama News
'Just unforgivable': Ivey West Alabama Corridor would exhaust state borrowing capacity, put required funding match for I-65 widening out of reach, says state lawmaker

Gov. Kay Ivey needs to adjust her transportation project priorities after former President Donald Trump committed to widening Interstate 65 in a recent speech in Montgomery, according to State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine).

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
Ainsworth: Tax cuts ‘better policy’ than rebates

Tax cuts are a better policy than one-time tax rebates, according to Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth.