‘Significant progress’ made in ATRIP program, county manager says
By Gary Lloyd
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos said Wednesday that “significant progress” has been made in the county projects that are part of Gov. Robert Bentley’s Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program.
ATRIP is making a $57.6 million impact in 41 road and five bridge projects in Jefferson County.
Five projects in Trussville are on the ATRIP funding list. They include:
- Resurfacing Queenstown Road from CR-10 (Roper Road) to Second Street. The local amount will be $111,090 and ATRIP will cover $444,360 for a total of $555,450.
- Resurfacing Camp Coleman Road from U.S. 11 to Windsong Drive. The local amount will be $84,939 and ATRIP will cover $339,756 for a total of $424,695.
- Traffic signalization on Chalkville Mountain Road from Norrell Drive to Tyler Loop Road. The local amount will be $59,271 and ATRIP will cover $237,084 for a total of $296,355.
- Interchange lighting on I-59 at Deerfoot Parkway. The local amount will be $141,300 and ATRIP will cover $565,000 for a total of $706,300.
- Turn lanes on Trussville-Clay Road and signalization at Husky Parkway. The local match is $184,575 and ATRIP covers $738,300 for a total of $922,875.
There is one project in Clay. The project involves resurfacing Old Springville Road from the southern city limits of the city to the Jefferson County line. The local match is $184,000 while ATRIP will cover $736,000 for a total of $920,000.
“We want everyone in Jefferson County to understand the profound impact of ATRIP on our area and on your ability to get to school and work,” Petelos said. “These improvements will immediately benefit our citizens and our economy, and I’d like to personally thank Gov. Robert Bentley for this wise investment in our local transportation system.”
Clay Mayor Charles Webster was on hand for the announcement at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Wednesday.
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