Bidding to begin on largest ALDOT project to date

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The State Department of Transportation is set to take bids for its biggest project ever, the quarter billion dollar connector between Corridor X and Interstate 65.

The future Interstate 22 has been under construction for more than 30 years and construction to link up with I-65 is expected to take four years. With a total price tag of more than a billion dollars, the Memphis to Birmingham interstate is expected to be a boost to recruit new industry and bring visitors to the state.

The bidding process for the $250-million interchange project ends on May 21st. ALDOT is expecting companies from all over the southeast to compete for the job.

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