Corridor X interchange work to begin next week

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Work to connect Corridor X with Interstate 65 is scheduled to begin next week.

The Alabama Department of Transportation said contractors will start work around August 1 on the $169 million project. When finished, the interchange will connect Interstate 65 with Corridor X, the highway connecting Birmingham with Memphis.

The corridor will become Interstate 22 once the interchange is completed. Work is scheduled to be finished in 2014.

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