Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced the approval of 302 additional road and bridge projects, the largest number of projects announced to date under the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program (ATRIP).
With Monday’s announcement, a total of 439 road and bridge projects have been announced since Governor Bentley formally unveiled his ATRIP initiative in March of 2012. ATRIP is the largest road and bridge improvement program in Alabama’s history.
“Everyone benefits from ATRIP,” Governor Bentley said. “We’re improving public safety by replacing old bridges and repairing and widening outdated roads. ATRIP also helps create jobs. When companies build new facilities, they look for areas with good roads and bridges. ATRIP is giving them what they need. The more companies that build and expand in Alabama, the more jobs we’re able to create.”
The latest projects are located in 44 counties across th