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