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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 […]

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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 […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: New Road Drawings Featuring One Lane Bridge / Road Work

This week on Roadscapes Wednesday, I am featuring two more cool road drawings from me!  The 51st Geek Alabama road drawing features a highway with a one lane bridge going over a […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Save North Eufaula Avenue

A small grassroots effort has started down in Eufaula Alabama to save a stretch of historic street from ALDOT’s hands.  North Eufaula Avenue is also known as US 431, and it was […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Decatur Toll Bridge, Coalburg Road Closure, Interstate 22 Closure

The last week has been fun for our road network here in Alabama.  I am going to talk about three different projects taking place here in Alabama that has a lot of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Interstate 20 Calhoun County Update

During the last week, I went out to Interstate 20 and took some picture updates.  The contraflow has now shifted onto the westbound lanes and the bridges on the westbound lanes are […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Quintard Dr. Reconstruction / Greenbrier Speed Limits

Last weekend I went to look at the construction along Quintard Dr. / AL-21 in Oxford.  This  part of the road in front of Wal-Mart has been dangerous for a long time now. […]

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The Upcoming Interstate 20 Repaving Project

  This is something that has needed to be done for a long time now!  The only problem is it’s going to effect around 30,000-35,000 vehicles a day.  The eastbound lanes of […]

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