Tag: Alabama Department of Transportation

Roadscapes Wednesday: CityWalk BHAM Proposed Park In Downtown Birmingham

UPDATE: This post is written by Michael Sznajderman from Alabama NewsCenter.  Learn more at: http://alabamanewscenter.com CityWalk BHAM – that’s the working title for a proposed, mile-long linear park underneath the soon-to-be rebuilt Interstate 59/20 elevated […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: ALDOT Screws Up A Brand New Interstate Sign In Birmingham

Gotta love ALDOT, and the contractors that work for them.  This week, crews installed a new BGS (Big Green Sign) over I-20 West / I-59 South before the I-65 junction.  Never mind […]

Roadscapes: The Deadly ALDOT Mentality Over The US 431 Anniston Eastern Bypass

So it happened again, in only a 1 1/2 year period since the Anniston Eastern Bypass fully opened in December 2015 and US 431 was placed onto the road.  Another 18 wheeler […]

Roadscapes: The Stupid 22nd Street North New Traffic Pattern From ALDOT

I’m just going to file this under the stupidity category.  On May 31st, ALDOT closed down the 17th Street North exit along I-20 East / I-59 North in downtown Birmingham.  The ramp […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Say So Long To US 431 On Quintard Avenue

For about hundred years now, US 431 has been routed down Quintard Avenue in Anniston.  It is paired with AL-21 and it’s one of the busiest roads in East Alabama.  In fact, […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Will The US 280 Flyovers Ever Be Built

On this Roadscapes Wednesday, I am opening up the Geek Alabama mailbag!  A person named Roman Selig e-mailed me about the horrible and disastrous US Highway 280!  Roman wrote: I consider the last […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Several Quintard Avenue Traffic Lights Are Still Malfunctioning

This week on Roadscapes Wednesday, I wanted to update the progress on the Quintard Avenue paving project, and the screwed up traffic signals.  Because they had to install ramps on the sidewalks […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Alabama Needs To 6-Lane A Lot Of Interstates

This week on Roadscapes Wednesday, let’s talk about why more Interstates in Alabama need to be 6-laned. Right now, ALDOT has fallen further behind in keeping up with the massive traffic count […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Three New Road Drawings Including An ALDOT Bashing

This week on Roadscapes Wednesday, I am including three new road drawings!  The first road drawing features a part of an interchange coming to a traffic light.  The second road drawing features […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: I-759 Needs To Be Extended

Gadsden has a wonderful interstate spur called I-759. It runs from I-59 to the Coosa River and just dead ends.  The result?  George Wallace Blvd. or AL-291 is filled with a lot […]

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