Rebuild Alabama Act

State legislators and community stakeholders joined Cullman city officials and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) in October to break ground on the long-awaited Alabama Highway 157 widening project between U.S Highway 31 and Alabama 69 in Cullman, Ala.

One of Alabama's first announced road improvements in the Rebuild Alabama project is destined to finally get under way next year and will almost certainly have a local impact. The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) opened bids Sept. 25 for the construction of a four-lane U.S.

Alabamians began paying an extra two cents per gallon for gasoline beginning Oct. 1 when the second installment of the state's 10-cent tax increase went into effect. The state's share of taxes on gasoline rose to 26 cents per gallon, which includes eight cents under the 2019-passed Rebuild Alabama Act (RAA) and the 18 cents that existed before the new law was passed.

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun the first of a pair of road improvement projects this year on U.S. Highway 82 in Tuscaloosa County. Work got under way Aug. 31 to resurface a 5.34-mi. stretch of U.S. 82 on the city of Tuscaloosa's south side between Greenwood Circle and Duncanville Middle School Road.

The Lawrence County Commission recently approved a Rebuild Alabama 2021 road improvement plan for the county, to be funded from state revenue following the increase in the state's gas tax revenue passed in 2019. The Rebuild Alabama Act Annual (RAA) Grant Program has been administered by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for transportation infrastructure projects of local interest since it was passed last year.

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said March 4 that infrastructure improvements financed by Gov. Kay Ivey's "Rebuild Alabama" plan would help the state's economic development team sustain momentum as it seeks to recruit high-caliber jobs and companies.

Construction Partners Inc. , a civil infrastructure company specializing in the construction and maintenance of roadways across five southeastern states, issued a statement March 14 following the enactment earlier in the week of the Rebuild Alabama Act, which provides for an increase in Alabama's gas tax to be used for transportation infrastructure projects.