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U.S. Rep. Palmer: Northern Beltline 'critical' for Alabama; Says I-65 should be widened but not 'top priority'

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.

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Poll shows support for Birmingham's Northern Beltline, but little confidence in a timely completion

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.

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Ivey: Construction to resume on Birmingham’s estimated $5.44 billion ‘Northern Beltline’ with $489 million in federal funding for the next five years

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that construction will begin soon on a 10-mile four-lane road connecting Highway 31 and State Route 75.

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New infrastructure bill includes funding for Northern Beltline

By Brandon Moseley President Joseph R. Biden (D) signed a new infrastructure bill on Monday. While Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL06)...