This 3.4-mile project will widen Cecil Ashburn Drive, from two to four lanes between Old Big Cove Road and Four Mile Post Road, to improve traffic flow and incorporate safety improvements. The project includes eight-foot shoulders along each side of the roadway.
The contractor remains on schedule to reopen two lanes of traffic in October 2019. The project is expected to be fully complete by May 2020.
Clearing operations and blasting are complete with the exception of minor adjustments as needed to finalize grading. Utility relocations are also near complete.
The contractor is approximately 90% complete with the storm drainage installation. Approximately 4,000 feet of water line installation is complete on the west side from Donegal. Water crews have moved to the east side near Sutton Road to begin work.
Additionally, the contractor has installed approximately 4,500 feet of asphalt on the east side along the new lanes. The contractor has installed approximately 3,000 linear feet of guardrail.
Updated August 15, 2019
COST & FUNDING
Total cost: $18 million
Source of Funding: Local & State – Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)
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The City of Huntsville and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) are inviting citizens to learn more about planned roadway improvements to Cecil Ashburn Drive at a Public Involvement Meeting ...