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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 14, 2021

ALDOT TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE ON WILMER-GEORGETOWN RD WITH JUG HANDLE OVER FUTURE HIGHWAY 98

Traffic to be detoured onto Glenwood Rd.

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) anticipates beginning the fifth SR-158 extension project, constructing an interchange on Wilmer-Georgetown Rd over what will be the future US-98 lanes beginning Thursday, May 27 2021.

The project scope of work includes grading, paving, bridge, and drainage work as crews will construct an overpass over US-98 and provide a ramp connection from Wilmer-Georgetown Rd. onto US-98.

Wilmer-Georgetown Rd. will be closed to motorists between Danner Dr. and Thompson Rd while the overpass is constructed. Drivers will use Glenwood Rd. to bypass the work zone.

The $7.6 million-dollar contract was awarded to HCL Contractors and is anticipated to be completed by Winter 2022.

The City of Semmes

Phone: (251) 649-8811

Fax: (251) 649-7711

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1757, Semmes, AL 36575

City Hall Address: 7875 Moffett Road, Suite F, Semmes, AL 36575

Office Hours: Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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