Tag: Road construction

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why Does Road Construction Take So Long

The YouTube channel Practical Engineering put out a video showing you why road construction takes a long time to complete.  The video explains how earthwork works, and why road construction often takes […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Alabama State Route 200 Is Eliminated In Piedmont

ALDOT made some big route changes in Piedmont, Alabama.  Formerly, when you came into Piedmont on AL-21, you approached this weird intersection with AL-200.  The highway separated into separate single lane carriageways […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Contraflow On US 431/ Anniston Eastern Bypass

This week on Roadscapes, I am featuring photos from a contraflow setup on US 431 in the Anniston area.  This area is under construction for a tie in of the Anniston Eastern […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: The I-459 Grooved Pavement Experience

Have you heard of this new driving experience in Alabama?  The experience involves grooving miles of interstate and leaving it that way.  Who cares about motorcycles or bridges.  I got to experience […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: I-59 Etowah County Construction Is Done

Well, well, ALDOT has finally finished the Interstate 59 construction in Etowah County.  It took them two years, yes two years to reconstruct 10 miles of Interstate.  Before the construction began, I-59 was in very poor […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why The Interstate 20/59 Bridge Replacement Is Wrong

The Alabama Department of Transportation always comes up with some wacky ideas for the roads in Alabama.  A few weeks ago, I talked about the major traffic problems occurring due to the […]

Interstate 20 Alabama Updates

On my way back from Fiesta Birmingham I took some pictures of the latest happenings on that lovely accident prone Interstate we like to call I-20.  First off; I-20 is being repaved […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: I-22 Pictures

A few months ago I took some photos of Interstate 22 in Jefferson County Alabama.  Interstate 22 was created from the federal government to link from Birmingham, AL to Memphis, TN.  Most […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Speeding Through A Work Zone

On my way back from the Alabama Phoenix Festival I followed a pack of cars doing around 75mph in a 55mph zone on Interstate 20 through the work zone in St. Clair […]

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