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Funding approved for new bridges on Alabama 157

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CULLMAN — A major road expansion is on the horizon for Cullman County after Gov. Robert Bentley signed off on funding to replace two bridges on Alabama Highway 157.

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In a letter, numerous officials asked to be able to require or incentivize local hires on federally funded construction projects.


The funding is made available through the Annual Grant Program, a program created under the Rebuild Alabama Act.


"Fortunately, it’s a disaster that Alabama has taken aggressive steps to avoid."


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