At an Alabama League of Municipalities Luncheon on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) spoke about the importance of finishing Birmingham's Northern Beltline and advocated for widening Interstate 65, though he said he didn't know if that should be a top priority.
One of the last components of the 1960s-era Appalachian Development Highway System yet to be completed is Birmingham's Northern Beltline, an estimated $5 billion 52-mile highway project that would bypass north of the Magic City.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that construction will begin soon on a 10-mile four-lane road connecting Highway 31 and State Route 75.
By Brandon Moseley President Joseph R. Biden (D) signed a new infrastructure bill on Monday. While Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL06)...